Johnny Depp trial watchers proclaim ‘Justice for Johnny!’ after reading the verdict


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Court watchers waiting outside the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard libel trial responded to the jury verdict announced on Wednesday.

“Shock, happiness,” one woman, Nuha, told Fox News as she wiped away tears. “I never thought he would win, so it’s unbelievable.”

A Johnny Depp fan awaits the verdict in the star’s defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard.
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The jury awarded Depp more than $10 million in the defamation lawsuit he filed against his ex-wife. The Pirates of the Caribbean star said Heard, who was awarded $2 million for her own charges, defamed him when she wrote in a 2018 op-ed that she was a victim of domestic abuse.

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Johnny Depp and Amber Heard in Fairfax, Virginia, court.

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard in Fairfax, Virginia, court.
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“This is the verdict I wanted,” said Depp fan Sofia Cadena, who has been going to the courthouse since day one of the trial. “This is the verdict that Johnny has been waiting for for six years.”

“Justice will finally come to him,” she added.

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Johnny Depp fans hold signs as they await the verdict in his defamation lawsuit against Amber Heard.

Johnny Depp fans hold signs as they await the verdict in his defamation lawsuit against Amber Heard.
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Another woman, Catherine, told Fox News, “I’m very happy for Johnny, especially with everything he’s been through.”

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“We love you Johnny, and may you heal from all this trauma that [Heard] gave you”, continues Catherine.


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