Hollywood actor Johnny Depp was spotted drinking in a pub in Newcastle, UK, shortly before it was announced he won defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard.
“Meet Johnny Depp at the Bridge Tavern Newcastle just now… that was pretty bizarre,” Twitter user Gary Spedding tweeted about 20 minutes before the verdict was announced.
Just met Johnny Depp at the Bridge Tavern Newcastle…that’s pretty bizarre pic.twitter.com/upe2BHsZ4G
– Gary Spedding (@GarySpedding) June 1, 2022
In another video on social media, Mr Depp was seen leaving the pub shortly before the verdict.
Follow IndependenceMr. Depp follows the ruling from the UK as he is unable to appear in US court due to previously scheduled work commitments made before the trial. Notably, Mr. Depp appeared at a concert number during Jeff Beck’s tour of Sheffield and London.
Amber Heard, on the other hand, went to court in Virginia to hear the verdict in person. Jurors reached a verdict in Mr. Depp’s multimillion-dollar case after just 13 hours of deliberation on Wednesday.
The But the pirate of the Caribbean The actor was awarded $15 million while Miss Heard, despite losing the case, was awarded $2 million by the jury. Mr Depp won all three counts in a defamation lawsuit after a jury found his ex-wife smeared his reputation and damaged his career when she wrote about being “a great figure”. representing domestic abuse” after the couple’s breakup.
After the judgment, Mr. Depp said that the jury had “give me back my life”. “From the very beginning, the goal of bringing this case was to reveal the truth, regardless of the outcome,” he said.
Amber Heard says that she was “unspeakably” disappointed by the ruling. She said she was “heartbroken” by the results and added that the verdict “resets” the idea that violence against women must be taken seriously.