The full version of Amber Heard’s interview with NBC’s Savannah Guthrie, which aired on Friday.
She heard that she was “feared” that Johnny Depp might sue her again following a defamation trial.
“I took it for granted that I took it for granted,” the actor said.
Amber Heard said he was nervous about what he could say publicly after the Virginia jury. Discovered that she was responsible for damaging her ex-husband’s honor Johnny Depp weeks after sensational testimony in a highly publicized trial.
In an interview with Savannah Guthrie, the “today” anchor of NBC’s “Dateline” on Friday, I heard that as Depp continued to talk about the trial, he was “feared” that he could again sue for defamation. rice field.
“I took it for granted that I had the right to speak. Every step I take, no matter what I do, what I say, or how I say it. Will provide another opportunity for this kind of silence. I think the defamation proceedings are intended to be done to hear your voice. “
At the heart of the defamation trial in a Virginia court earlier this year, 2018 Washington Post editorial In it, Hard implied that she was a survivor of sexual and domestic violence and was the vitriol she said she received as a result of publicly speaking about it. This work was not Depp’s name, but he took Hard to court and accused his ex-wife. Ruin his reputation and career By implying in an editorial that he abused her.
Depp insisted and argued for $ 100 million assault She divorced in 2016 before and during her marriage. Depp denied her claim.
The jury finally determined that both Hard and Depp were responsible for damaging each other’s honor, but the verdict paid $ 15 million in damages compared to Hard’s $ 2 million payment. It was definitely a victory for the given Depp.
In her first golden-time interview after the verdict, Hard told Guthrie that she would support “all words” of her testimony and would do so until her “day of death.” However, the actor said that many fans of Depp who attended the trial often made it difficult to testify.
“In court, I testify about sexual assault and violence in front of a jury in a crowded court of people who have expressed contempt for me,” she told Guthrie.
I heard that a barricade needs to be set up outside the courtroom for her safety as fans of “Captain Jack Sparrow” gather outside the building every day.
Inspired by the trial Oversized Internet Engagement — Most of it seemed to be Depp’s support.She heard in her interview She does not “blame” the jury for the verdict of the case.
“I’m not a good victim, I understand it. I’m not a positive victim. I’m not a saint,” she said. “I haven’t asked anyone to like me.”
However, Hard said he was afraid that the consequences could have a “chilling” effect on survivors of domestic violence.
“What I learned in that trial is that it will never be good enough. If you have the evidence, it was a plan and it was a hoax,” she says. I did. “If you didn’t have the proof, that wouldn’t happen.”
Depp’s spokesperson responded to Hard’s interview as follows: He accused her of “retrieving” the case in the media.
“While Johnny is trying to move his life forward, the defendant and her team will revisit, reconsider and re-litigate the issues already decided by the court and the unanimously determined verdict. It’s a shame to be back. A jury in favor of Johnny. “
Heard told Guthrie that she plans to appeal her case and is focused on becoming the mother of a young daughter.
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