Marrakesh, 17 Feb. (CuturaOcio) –
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard got married in 2015 and only a year later the actress filed a lawsuit against the actor for domestic violence. It was the start of a brutal legal battle, with cross accusations of abusewhich continues to this day and which has had an impact on the environment. consequences for Depp’s career, who was sidelined from sagas such as fantastic animals oh Pirates of the Caribbean. The artist is already preparing for his next trial and has already committed a defense attorney known for her appearance on the series Making a Murderer.
According to Page Six, Depp hired Kathleen Zellner.a lawyer who appears in the aforementioned production, a popular Netflix true crime documentary. Zellner will therefore join Depp’s American legal team.which already includes Adam Waldman and Benjamin Chew. In the United States, Depp filed a $50 million defamation lawsuit against his ex.
” I have spent the last 30 years or more defending people who have been falsely accused of wrongdoing.. I welcome Johnny Depp on this list and I join his team, who share this point of view and have defended it effectively.“, Zellner said after the news broke.
Zellner is known for having represented Steven Avery, whose case was handled by Making a Murderer.. Avery served 18 years of a 32-year sentence for murder, but was exonerated through DNA testing and released in 2003.. However, he was charged with another murder two years later. In 2007 he was tried for the murder of photographer Teresa Halbach and was sentenced to life in prison.has. Avery and Zellner are still working to have that conviction overturned.
The latest news on the legal battle between the actors is that the court gave Depp access to Heard’s phone.which the artist intends to use to prove that his ex faked the alleged injuries. Her lawyers claim the actress doctored photos to make it look like she had black eyes and accuse Depp.. Heard, for his part, maintains that the photos are authentic.