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Inside Amber Heard’s plans to appeal Depp ruling: ‘She’s confident she’ll win’

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Amber heard reportedly plans to appeal the verdict that was in favor of Johnny Depp in the widely publicized defamation lawsuit.

An insider told We Weekly that Heard “will 100 percent appeal free speech and tell friends she is determined to take it all the way to the Supreme Court if she has to.”

The added, “She is unable to understand that she has lost.”

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Amber Heard reportedly plans to appeal the verdict that ruled in favor of Johnny Depp (AP)

This week, a jury unanimously ruled that Depp was defamed by Heard’s op-ed titled: “I spoke out against sexual violence – and faced the anger of our culture. That has to change”

Heard must pay Depp a total of $15 million ($20.8 million) in damages, the jury decided. But as a result of her counterclaims, the jury ordered Depp to pay Heard $2 million ($2.78 million).

Although the source told the publication she has yet to fill out the paperwork, the actress is reportedly not worried about paying the bill. pirates of the caribbean star if she is “convinced” that she will win the appeal.

Depp and Heard met in 2011 while filming The rum diary and married in February 2015. Their divorce was finalized about two years later.

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Depp sues Heard in Virginia in the United States for $50 million (AP)

Depp, 58, sued Heard in Virginia in the United States for $50 million ($69.7 million) and argued that she defamed him when she called herself “a public figure who represents domestic violence” in an op-ed in the Washington Post

He was not named in the piece, but Depp’s lawyers argued that it was clear she was referring to Depp, as she had publicly accused him of domestic violence during their divorce proceedings in 2016.

After the verdict, Heard expressed her disappointment with the outcome in a statement.

She wrote, “The disappointment I feel today is indescribable. I am devastated that the mountain of evidence still wasn’t enough to stand up to my ex-husband’s disproportionate power, influence and power,” Heard said. in a statement. immediately after the verdict was handed down.

“I’m even more disappointed with what this verdict means for other women. It’s a setback. It sets the clock back to a time when a woman who spoke out and spoke out could be publicly shamed and humiliated. It sets back the idea that violence against women must be taken seriously,” the statement continued.

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In a statement, Heard expressed her disappointment at the outcome. (AP)

“Johnny’s lawyers managed to get the jury to overlook the key issue of free speech and ignore evidence so compelling that we won in the UK.

“I’m sorry I lost this case. But I’m even more saddened that I seem to have lost a right that I thought I had as an American—to speak freely and openly.”

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