He doesn’t want the case to end there … While Johnny Depp lost his case against The Sun, who had called the comedian an abusive husband towards his ex-wife, Amber Heard, it seems that the fight does not is not finished. Thursday, March 18, 2021, the star’s lawyers have indeed tried everything to convince the British justice to grant him an appeal. They appealed last November’s judgment on the grounds that Amber Heard’s pledge to donate her $ 7 million divorce settlement to charity was a “calculated and manipulative lie” that has influenced in a “subliminal” way the initial process.
Johnny Depp’s attorneys backed up this claim with new evidence they say shows the actress directly donated a total of $ 550,000 to the ACLU and Los Angeles Children’s Hospital since her birth. divorce in 2016. A sum far removed from the 3.5 million dollars that the young woman had promised to give to each charity in court. For its part, Amber Heard’s legal team said she had “done nothing dishonest” with her donations to the two charities and that she “had committed to paying for more than 10 years. . ” To support this, the pretty blonde’s lawyers provided their own evidence showing that she had in fact given a total of $ 950,000 to the ACLU and $ 850,000 to the Children’s Hospital through anonymous donors. .
Amber Heard’s response
A few months earlier, it was in a press release obtained by People that Amber Heard had assured: “Money played no role for me personally and never did, except as far as I could. donate to charity and in doing so hopefully help those who were less able to defend themselves.As reported in the media, the amount received in the divorce was $ seven million, and $ seven million are being donated. This is over and above any funds I have given in the past and will continue to give in the future. ” On Thursday, March 18, 2021, Depp’s lawyers claimed that public engagement played an important role during the hearing.
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