Johnny Depp wins defamation case against Amber Heard; Kushal Tandon tweets ‘This looks like a personal win’
Actor Kushal Tandon tweeted about the incident and congratulated Johnny Depp. His tweet read, “This looks like a personal win. why ?? Because this sets a precedent for the future .congrats mr depp. ”
This looks like a personal win why?? As this sets a precedent for the future .congrats mr depp https://t.co/CCkx1gadm1
& mdash; KUSHAL TANDON (@ KushalT2803) 1654136527000
Raj Singh Arora writes, “Imagine how quickly people assume that an actor like #JohnnyDepp has committed a crime in this new world of cancellation culture. The movies have abandoned him, and the franchises have also disowned him with any truth. Much respect to @dior for being the only major brand that doesn’t jump the gun and the justice system for telling the truth about the man and the artist. ”
Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 fame Varun Sood also reacted on twitter writing, “Yup” with an image showing Depp’s victory.
YOU THEN! https://t.co/i72ea87ibw
& mdash; Varun Sood (@ VSood12) 1654118075000
Jury members found Depp should be awarded $15 million in punitive damages, while Heard should receive $2 million.
After a six-week trial, the jury decided that Amber smeared Johnny with genuine malice in a 2018 article in The Washington Post. After the win, Johnny released a statement on social media. It reads:
For things that have not been reversed, Depp sued Heard for defamation Fairfax County Circuit Court In a December 2018 article, she wrote in The Washington Post describing herself as “a figurehead for domestic abuse”. Johnny’s lawyers said he was lied to by the article, even though it didn’t mention his name.
– With input from AP