July 7, 2022

Over the lengthy vacation weekend, and into the beginning of Delight Month, fans of the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial had been protecting a watchful eye for the held-over jury to go back with a verdict. This afternoon that verdict was once passed down unanimously in desire of Depp.

“The disgruntlement I think nowadays is past phrases,” Heard wrote in a commentary after the decision was once delivered. “I am heartbroken that the mountain of proof nonetheless was once now not sufficient to get up to the disproportionate energy, affect, and sway of my ex-husband.

“I am much more upset with what this verdict approach for different ladies. This is a setback. It units again the clock to a time when a lady who spoke up and spoke out may well be publicly shamed and humiliated. It units again the concept violence towards ladies is to be taken critically.”

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Figuring out that Heard had acted with “malice” in a 2018 op-ed she wrote about Depp for The Washington Publish wherein she detailed abuse suffered all the way through their marriage and known as for him to pay her $15 million in damages, the decision awarded her simplest $2 million in compensatory damages for her counterclaim, consistent with Selection, whilst awarding Depp with $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages. 

Simply as the decision itself was once in desire of Depp, reactions shot off on Twitter skewed similarly scary, however now not altogether unexpected. 

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The legitimate Twitter account for the Area Judiciary GOP reacted to the decision with a creepy fan GIF of Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow from the “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies.

Trump-endorsed creator, Nick Adams, calls the decision, “A win for all males who’ve been wrongfully accused of sexual attack.”

Popular culture commentator, Andy Signore, posted a screenshot of Heard’s commentary with photoshopped purple editor’s “corrections,” regarding her proof as “lies” and Depp’s energy as “the reality.”

Comic Andy Milonakis quips that Heard, “turns out like the kind of lady that might name Johnny Depp after the lawsuit is over and notice if he needs to get again in combination.”

Host of “Human Rights,” Jack Posobiec, requires the ACLU to say sorry to Depp.

Even Donald Trump Jr. is celebrating Depp’s win, echoing Chris Rock’s funny story, “Imagine all ladies . . . except for Amber Heard,” and including, “$15,000,000 in compensatory and punitive damages to Depp, and possibly a case that would finish the efficient rabid femminist perception that every one males are in charge earlier than being confirmed blameless that we have observed lately.” 

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Depp, basking within the fortify, posted a commentary on Instagram after the decision studying, “Six years later, the jury gave me my lifestyles again . . . I am hoping that my quest to have the reality be informed may have helped others, males or ladies, who’ve discovered themselves in my state of affairs, and that the ones supporting them by no means surrender.

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“I additionally hope that the location will now go back to blameless till confirmed in charge, each throughout the courts and within the media. . . .The most efficient is but to come back,” he provides.

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