Depp takes the Win

As the six week trial comes to a close, Johnny Depp and Amber Heard give their final arguments


Reese Campbell, Staff Writer

The Johnny Depp and Amber Heard case began on April 11 and officially ended on June 2, totaling a six week trial. Depp’s team brought in testimonies from former wife,Kate Moss and Morgan Tremaine, a retired TMZ employee.

“I stand to gain nothing from this. I’m actually putting myself kind of in the target of TMZ, a very litigious organization,” Tremaine said in response to a question from Heard’s attorney. “I’m not seeking any 15 minutes here. Though you’re welcome to speculate. I could say the same thing about taking Amber Heard as a client for you.” (CNN). 

While Tremaine and Moss both made strong arguments in favor of Depp, Heard came back with Dr. Richard Moore, an orthopedic surgeon; Dr. David R. Spiegel, a psychiatrist; and Kathryn Arnold, a producer and entertainment industry consultant. On Thursday, June 2nd in Virginia the jury settled on the verdict that Depp was defamed by Amber Heard and is charged with $15 million for compensatory damages. Heard was also given $2 million for defamation as well. Unfortunately in a recent interview with Heard’s lawyer she stated Heard would be unable to pay the $10.35 million judgment,

Bredehoft quoted “Oh, no. Absolutely not.”