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The lawsuit for defamation that he filed against his ex-wife Amber Heard will not only give Johnny Depp little more than $8 million dollars, but The actor will benefit in many ways, including a considerable increase in followers on his social networks.
And it is that the actor began the trial against Heard having around 14 million followers on Instagram. Today, seven weeks later, that sum has increased to more than 22 million. From the first days in court, the artist’s social networks showed an upward trend, for which he quickly reached 2.6 million new followers on that network.
The magnetism of the Hollywood star had already been notorious since the first trial he undertook against Amber and the newspaper The Sun in the United Kingdom for calling him an “abuser”, going from 6 million followers to 14. Regarding the actress, the reality is that the controversy has also benefited her, although not with the same force as her exbecause on May 24 it had 4.5 million followers, and today it has 4.8.
This Wednesday the court of FairFax, Virginia, determined that Amber Heard defamed Johnny Depp with the publication of an article on domestic violence in The Washington Postso that sentenced her to pay compensation of $15 million dollars to the actor: Of these, 10 are for compensatory damages and 5 for punitive damages.
For his part, Depp was also convicted of the same crime, and will pay $2 million to his wife. The star of ribbons like “Fear and loathing in Las Vegas” He stated after hearing the sentence: “The jury has given me my life back. I am really overwhelmed”. While Heard, who was present in the room -unlike Johnny Depp- said: “The disappointment I feel today cannot be expressed in words.”
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