Deliberations Begin in High-Profile Defamation Battle Between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. Who will win the high-profile

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defamation case between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard? That’s the question that jury members have begun deliberating after six

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weeks of trial in Virginia. The former couple, who were married from 2015 to 2016, are embroiled in a $50m (£40m) defamation

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battle over an article that Ms Heard wrote in which she claims to be an abuse victim. Mr Depp, 58, sued his ex-wife for $50m

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(£40m) last May over the article that she published in the Washington Post just days before their divorce was finalised.

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Deliberations began in a high-profile defamation battle between actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard on Wednesday. Mr Depp

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sued his ex-wife for $50m (£40m) over an op-ed piece she wrote alleging that he was abusive towards her during their marriage.

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Ms Heard counter-sued for $100m, claiming defamation by implication. The case is a familiar one in Hollywood, where women

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who have alleged abuse from A-list men have long been met with silence or dismissed by those around them - and where powerful

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men’s accusations of victimisation are met with instant sympathy. On Thursday, a jury in Virginia will begin to deliberate how much

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