Johnny Depp Amber Heard: Domestic Violence Survivor Exposes Lies of Netflix’s Documentry!
Does the documentary that Netflix released on the trial involving Johnny Depp and Amber Heard get the facts wrong? One woman who has survived domestic violence confirms that this is the case, and she is demanding that the documentary be taken down from streaming providers. Read this post if you want to know about Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard.
Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard: An Overview
The trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard took place in Virginia from April 11 to June 1, 2022. They are actors who were once married. Depp said Heard damaged his reputation by claiming he was abusive in an article. He asked for $50 million. Heard said Depp’s lawyer also hurt her reputation. She asked for $100 million. They got married in 2015 after meeting in 2009. They started divorcing in 2016, and Heard said Depp hurt her, but he denied it.
In a different trial in England, Depp lost and the judge said he mostly hurt Heard. Many thought this might affect the US trial. In Virginia, Depp said Heard hurt his reputation in an article she wrote in 2018. She said she spoke against “sexual violence” and represented abuse victims. Heard said Depp’s lawyer hurt her reputation in 2020. Depp’s side tried to show that Heard lied about him hurting her and that she was actually the one starting problems.
Heard’s side said her article was true and protected by free speech. The jury decided that Heard’s article hurt Depp’s name on purpose. They gave him $10 million for damages and $5 million as a punishment. They reduced the punishment to $350,000 as per Virginia law. They also said Depp’s lawyer hurt Heard’s name and gave her $2 million. They said Depp didn’t have to pay more for hurting Heard’s name.
After the trial, Heard tried to change the decision but couldn’t. Depp and Heard both said they didn’t agree with the decision and wanted to change it. Later, in December 2022, they decided to stop fighting and Depp got $1 million from Heard. Lots of people watched the trial online and talked about it on social media.
Here you can read also a tweet about the settlement:
Most people supported Depp and didn’t like Heard. The trial made people discuss domestic violence, the #MeToo movement, and women’s rights again. But some people weren’t sure what it really meant in the long run.
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s Relationship
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard met while making a movie called “The Rum Diary” in 2009. They started being in a romantic relationship around 2011 or 2012. They got engaged in January 2014 and got married in February 2015 on an island owned by Depp. But things didn’t go well, and Heard asked for a divorce in May 2016. She also got a temporary order to keep Depp away from her.
Depp didn’t agree and said that Heard was trying to get money by saying he hurt her. During their divorce fight, Heard talked about how Depp was mean and sometimes hurt her when he was using drugs or alcohol. The divorce got a lot of attention because pictures of Heard’s injuries were shown in the news. They settled everything in August 2016 and finished the divorce in January 2017. Heard took back the order to stay away from Depp.
They both said that their relationship was sometimes loving but also had problems. They said they never lied to get money and never meant to hurt each other. Depp gave Heard $7 million as part of the divorce. She said she would give that money to some groups, but she didn’t give as much as she promised to a group called the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
Johnny Depp’s win is a win for all people who have been abused at home. Amber Heard must now show that she gave the money from her split to the ACLU:
Netflix’s “Depp V. Heard” Documentary: Did It Turn a Serious Trial Into a Media Circus?
The uproar surrounding Amber Heard and Johnny Depp has shaken the entertainment business to its foundations. Heard filed for divorce from Depp in 2016, claiming he had physically abused her during their marriage while high on d*ugs or alcohol. Depp has refuted the claims, saying that Heard is only trying to get a fast cash payout. The messy divorce was finalized that year (2017).
In April 2022, Johnny Depp and Amber Heard faced off in a defamation trial that lasted for six weeks and sparked a social media uproar. Their trial has turned into a media spectacle, but podcaster Danielle Dell’Olio claims it wasn’t always like this.
Depp v. Heard, a documentary produced by Netflix, was released over a year later with the stated intention of clarifying the situation. It is not the purpose of the Netflix documentary series Depp v. Heard, directed by Emma Cooper, to uncover any new information concerning the defamation trial between Hollywood actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard.
Dell’Olio claimed that the chaotic atmosphere shown in the Netflix docuseries was inaccurate. She could say this with conviction because she had witnessed the entire trial. Dell’Olio is a co-host of a podcast called Innocent Until Tipsy, and she intended to be there for all court proceedings. From Florida to Virginia, the podcaster never missed a morning of waiting in line.
In her words:
“I’m a domestic violence survivor, so this is a very, very important case to me. The first thing that hit me in the first literal 30 seconds was, ‘Oh my God, they’re just showing the crowd outside the courtroom.’ And they didn’t show that at the beginning for at least the first I believe it was like three weeks. It was not a circus.”
In Depp v. Heard, it is shown that the courtroom was chaotic, as testified by Dell’Olio (who was present in the courtroom for many days). She refuted the claims, saying that, especially given the high-profile nature of the case, Judge Azcarate acted with the utmost professionalism throughout the proceedings.
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According to the podcast host, the documentary was largely based on sensationalized social media footage rather than actual events. Dell’Olio was taken aback by how the documentary’s editors spliced together an audio sample. She made multiple videos on TikTok, explaining each day of the trial, as it progressed. In her words:
“That really shocked me that they took audio clips and mashed them together and made it look like it was one audio.”
She continued by saying that despite the documentary’s promise of a direct comparison of the witnesses’ accounts, “they didn’t do that.” When it came to time, the show “jumped around an awful lot.” Both Amber and Johnny gave conflicting accounts of how they first met and began dating, but “that’s not the case at all.” She went on to say
“I was really shocked. They just made it seem like it’s a seamless, love story of how they came to be. And it’s certainly not.”
In the current season of Deep Diving Dell’Olio, Dell’Olio and her brother Marcus continue to investigate these cases.