The lawsuit involving Johnny Depp and Amber Heard has gained international attention, and millions of people are still following it. Even after the judgment, the world-known case has not yet come to complete closure. Recently, owing to the Amber Heard case, Johnny Depp was ordered to pay the ACLU $38,000.

Ironically, Amber Heard’s loss in Johnny Depp’s defamation case stemmed in large part from her lying about giving the ACLU half of her divorce settlement. Now, a judge has given the ACLU $38,000 which has to be paid by Johnny.

Here’s the situation to demonstrate that Amber never paid the money, Johnny’s legal team subpoenaed documents from the ACLU. The ACLU claimed that they had to present 1900 documents, which took a long time.

The organization requested that the judge order Johnny to pay $86,000 for his time and expenses related to producing the documents. The bill was criticized by Johnny’s attorneys as being “exorbitant and excessive.” As a result of the judge taking Johnny’s side and roughly halving the amount, Johnny now owes $38,000.

Since Johnny won the case against Amber, she would be required to cover the costs associated with reaching a decision that would be clearly in Johnny’s favor with regard to the defamation claim. That’s against the law, though, so Johnny must pay.

The problem is that it seems like Johnny won’t go to war and force Amber to pay the $8.35M net judgment. He is now left holding the bag with the ACLU despite having won. What’s your view it this controversial topic? For further updates stay tuned to Thirsty.

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Muskan Sharma

Muskan Sharma is a law student at Calcutta University. She writes for Thirsty for News, covering world news and entertainment. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and exploring new places.

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