Defamation Trial Between Johnny Depp, Ex-Wife Amber Heard Continuing Today

Johnny Depp’s defamation trial against his ex-wife Amber Heard is continuing today. Depp is suing Heard for $50 million over a 2018 op-ed she wrote for The Washington Post in which she described herself as a ‘public figure representing domestic abuse’. Though Depp was not named in the article he claims it cost him many acting roles. Both Heard and Depp accuse one another of acts of physical violence during their relationship. They have both denied the other’s claims. The trial began on April 11th and is set to last six weeks. Heard has not yet testified but Depp began his testimony on April 19th and is being cross-examined by Heard’s attorney today.