Amber Heard’s sister Whitney Heard, who had even testified for the actor in the course of the defamation trial, has penned an extended be aware after the court docket gave a decision in favour of Amber’s ex-husband and actor Johnny Depp. Promising to be forever on Amber’s facet, Whitney stated the truth shall be on her facet although ‘it wasn’t reflected in the decision made by this jury.’
Whitney wrote on Instagram, “I nonetheless stand with you, sissy. Yesterday, as we speak and tomorrow I’ll all the time be pleased with you for standing up for your self, for testifying each right here in Virginia and in the UK, and for being the voice of so many who can’t converse to the issues that occur behind closed doorways. We knew that this was going to be an uphill battle and that the playing cards had been stacked towards us. But you stood up and spoke out regardless.”
She added, “I’m so honored to testify for you, and I’d do it one million instances over as a result of I do know what I noticed and since the truth is forever on your facet. I’m so sorry that it wasn’t reflected in the decision made by this jury, however I’ll by no means quit on you, and neither will anybody who stands with you. Forever by your facet… #istandwithamberheard.”
Johnny, 58, can be awarded $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages, the choose introduced on June 1. For her counterclaim, Amber was given $2 million in compensatory damages however no punitive damages. After the choose decreased the sum awarded to Johnny as a consequence of a Virginia rule capping punitive damages, Amber will solely should pay $10.35 million.
When requested if her consumer Amber might pay the prescribed sum throughout an interview on Today, lawyer Elaine Bredehoft answered, “Oh, no, completely not.”