Amber Heard was slammed with the verdict in her legal battle with Johnny Depp in Virginia. The jury determined that she acted in “actual malice” against her ex-husband, and now she must pay. The crowd was obviously on Depp’s side too.

As TMZ reported, and video below shows, Johnny Depp’s legal team received a huge ovation after the verdict was handed down in their client’s favor. Johnny Depp was not around for the verdict, but he was obviously with the crowd in spirit.

Depp’s legal team just left the courthouse to thunderous applause, even though their client wasn’t there … it’s clear to see where the crowd’s loyalty stood.

After everything is said and done, Amber Heard must pay Depp $8,350,000. We’ll have to see how fast she wires that money over to Johnny, but an appeal could also be in the cards.

Amber Heard was not happy about this decision and she declared that it set women back, as she claims to have been acting as a representative for all domestic abuse survivors. Either way, this trial certainly made celebrities out of Johnny Depp’s legal team.

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H Jenkins

Years of experience in writing, journalism, and digging exclusive insider info for Ringside News opened the door for a new opportunity for Jenkins. With a history in finance, he broke into the journalism game by writing on blogs and other freelance websites before branching into sports and entertainment news. Being in tune with pop culture doesn't mean it has to make sense, but he tries. Favorite bands include any group from Seattle who formed between 1991 and 1999. 5 Ozzfests under his belt and 12 Warped Tours, but his last concert was a bluegrass AC/DC cover band that was not 100% terrible.

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