Amber Heard plans to enchantment the ruling in her defamation case towards Johnny Depp.
The 36-year-old actress was discovered by a jury in Fairfax, Virginia, to have defamed her ex-husband with an article wherein she claimed she was a sufferer of home abuse – however Heard now intends to enchantment the result of the trial, after Depp was awarded $15 million in compensatory and punitive damages.
Alafair Corridor, a spokesperson for the ‘Aquaman’ star, confirmed her intention to enchantment to the The New York Instances newspaper.
Nevertheless, at this second, it isn’t clear on what grounds she plans to enchantment.
The Hollywood star would want to show that there have been errors within the trial or within the decide’s studying of the legislation in an effort to be granted an enchantment.
Heard gained considered one of three counter-claims towards her ex-husband and was awarded $2 million in compensatory damages.
The actress launched an announcement after the courtroom case, admitting to being “heartbroken” by the choice.
She stated: “The frustration I really feel at the moment is past phrases. I am heartbroken that the mountain of proof nonetheless was not sufficient to face as much as the disproportionate energy, affect, and sway of my ex-husband.
“I’m much more disenchanted with what this verdict means for different ladies. It’s a setback. It units again the clock to a time when a girl who spoke up and spoke out could possibly be publicly shamed and humiliated. It units again the concept violence towards ladies is to be taken severely.”
The actress additionally claimed that the jury neglected “the important thing difficulty of freedom of speech”.
She added: “I’m unhappy I misplaced this case. However I’m sadder nonetheless that I appear to have misplaced a proper I believed I had as an American – to talk freely and brazenly.”