The ongoing legal battle between Johnny Depp and ex-wife Amber Heard continues to get messier by the moment. After Johnny Depp lost an appeal in the domestic violence lawsuit, Amber Heard made sure to celebrate that fact while taking a shot at Depp.
Many fans were elated when it was reported that Amber Heard was fired from her role as Mera in Aquaman 2. However, Heard would prove everyone wrong after hinting that she will be reprising her role as Mera in Aquaman 2.
In fact, fans even recently petitioned hard to have Amber Heard removed from the upcoming film, but to no avail. Warner Bros would fire Depp from his role of Gellert Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts 3 due to the domestic violence lawsuit.
However, now it seems Johnny Depp has achieved a huge legal victory over Amber Heard as he attempts to discover whether his ex-wife carried out her promised donation of her $7 million divorce settlement. Heard had pledged to donate the money to the American Civil Liberties Union and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles after the couple split in 2016.
Depp’s lawyer Andrew Caldecott has argued that the promised donation was “a calculated and manipulative lie” that “tipped the scales against Mr Depp from the very beginning”.
A New York judge has partially granted a petition by Depp’s legal team, which will force the ACLU to release documents that confirm whether or not Heard followed through on her pledge. While speaking to USA Today, Depp’s lawyer Benjamin Chew sad that Pirates of the Caribbean star was “most gratified” by the court’s decision.
“Mr. Depp is most gratified by the Court’s decision.”
The messy legal battle between the two is unlikely to end anytime soon and we will keep you updated on everything that goes on in the case.
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