For six weeks, Amber Heard and Johnny Depp were the center of attention during a trial that was highly publicized. The verdict was rendered on June 1 and the jurors voted in favor of the actor. For her part, Amber Heard is determined to be heard and she gave an interview to Today, broadcast in full on NBC News this Friday, June 17. In an excerpt unveiled, we can hear her make a strange compliment to her ex-husband. Regarding the verdict of the trial, she assured that she “really understands”. The reason ? “He’s a beloved character and people feel like they know him. He’s a fantastic actor,” the actress continued. However, Amber Heard deplored the way the trial was treated on social networks, also claiming to have felt humiliated. “Every day I would walk past three, four, sometimes six blocks of people holding signs saying I was a witch and wishing me dead,” she revealed, shocked.
This trial has been very difficult for Amber Heard. Each of his remarks was analyzed and then broadcast on social networks. Internet users have not hesitated to give their opinion and they have not always been kind to the actress. Additionally, she also had to deal with the fans in court on a daily basis in support of Johnny Depp. “I find myself in front of a group of Jack Sparrow fans. It was the most humiliating moment I have experienced in my entire life”, she said before specifying: “I never felt also stripped of my humanity. I felt less than human”. However, Amber Heard assures that she had “no intention of harming Johnny Depp” before specifying that she “still loves him”. Indeed, she explains: “I loved him with all my heart, and I tried as best as I could to make a deeply damaged relationship work and I did not succeed”.
Amber Heard: did she react to her defeat at the trial?
On June 1, Johnny Depp’s life took a new turn. Amber Heard was found guilty of defamation with malicious intent against Johnny Depp and damages to the tune of $15 million. The actor was quick to claim that the judges “gave him his life back” but that was not the case for Amber Heard. “The disappointment I feel today is inexpressible. I am heartbroken because the mountain of evidence has not been sufficient to address the disproportionate power and influence of my ex-husband,” a- she wrote on Instagram, minutes after leaving court.
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