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Amber Heard fires PR team amid ‘bad headlines’ in Johnny Depp defamation trial

Amber Heard has reportedly fired her whole PR team after being apparently pissed off by the unfavourable press protection coming her manner in her defamation trial towards ex-husband Johnny Depp.

Actor Amber Heard has reportedly fired her whole PR team and abruptly switched to a brand new one. As per a report, the actor took the drastic step as she was ‘upset’ by the headlines surrounding her conduct in her ongoing defamation trial towards ex-husband Johnny Depp. The high-profile defamation lawsuit has been happening since April 11 on the outskirts of the US capital Washington DC. Also learn: Johnny Depp cannot management his laughter in court docket because the bodyguard is requested about actor’s genitals. Watch

According to the New York Post, sources have confirmed that Amber has switched to a brand new PR agency in the center of the trial, after apparently being pissed off with the unfavourable protection coming her manner throughout the trial. “She doesn’t like bad headlines,” a supply instructed the publication. The story quoted one other supply saying that Amber is “frustrated with her story not being told effectively.”

Johnny Depp has sued Amber for $50 million, claiming that she defamed him in a 2018 op-ed piece for Washington Post the place she spoke about surviving home abuse. They declare that the piece ended up damaging his movie career and status. Following allegations of home abuse, the actor was dropped from the Fantastic Beasts movie franchise, the place he had a starring function. Amber’s legal professionals declare that it doesn’t quantity to defamation as Amber didn’t title Johnny in the piece and wrote it in the bigger pursuits.

The trial has been underway for 3 weeks and Johnny has already testified. In his testimony, Johnny claimed he was himself a sufferer of abuse by the hands of Amber and never the opposite manner round. Amber is ready to take the stand in a couple of days.

The American trial comes lower than two years after Johnny lost a libel case towards The Sun, a British tabloid that had labeled him a “wife-beater”. A London High Court choose dominated he had repeatedly assaulted Amber and put her in worry for her life.

Johnny and Amber met throughout the capturing of The Rum Diary, an adaptation of a Hunter S. Thompson’s novel. They acquired married in 2015 however filed for divorce inside a year. Their divorce was finalised in 2017.


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