The verdict fell on June 1, after a three-week over-mediatized trial. Amber Heard was ordered to pay $10.3 million to Johnny Depp, who accused her of defamation for claiming to have been the victim of “domestic violence” on his part. The actor, for his part, was ordered to pay $ 2 million to his ex-wife. But the latter said she was unable to pay him this sum, and asked for the cancellation of the verdict and a new procedure due to doubts about the identity of one of the jurors.This request was rejected on July 13 by Judge Penney Azcarate.
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Amber Heard then appealed to the British court decision at the end of July, a decision that she had announced a month earlier. In preparation for this new trial, the actress has chosen to surround herself with new lawyers. Elaine Bredehoft, who represented her last April, had accumulated blunders to the point of exasperating the judge – and the many Internet users following the trial with passion -, and had therefore not done a favor to her client who was already suffering from a image problem. The identity of the new lawyers of Amber Heard has been announced…
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