Johnny Depp win against Amber Heard in the defamation suit is unlikely, say experts. Speaking to The Post, legal believe that the actor’s ongoing court proceedings is an uphill battle due to Depp’s star status.
“The First Amendment protects our rights to discuss matters of public concerns. Which arguably, in today’s day and age, includes celebrities’ lives,” explained California entertainment lawyer Mitra Ahouraian.
The experts added that defamation cases are hard to win in general, especially if they involve celebrities. It is difficult to prove “actual malice” on the part of the defendant (Heard).
“He has this additional burden which is not easy,” Ahouraian said.
Meanwhile, Depp is taking time off in Europe, after an emotionally exhausting courtroom battle with Heard.
“Johnny is in Europe taking some time out to rest for a few days, hang out with old friends. Also playing music, and is taking long walks in the countryside,” the source said.
Johnny Depp’s blood-spattered furniture and walls was the latest shocking thing presented at the US libel court amid the defamation battle against Amber Heard.
According to the details, the pictures were captured after the Pirates of the Caribbean. Star’s finger severed in a row with Heard. (read more)