Performing artist Johnny Depp has sued on-screen character and previous spouse Amber Heard for slander, looking for $50 million. Depp's legal counselors documented the criticism suit against Heard on Friday over her December 18, 2018 commentary in The Washington Post in which she portrayed herself as a residential maltreatment unfortunate casualty, reports people.com.
Depp's claim considers Heard's charges of aggressive behavior at home against him a "deception". Heard "indicated to compose from the point of view of 'an open figure speaking to residential maltreatment' and guaranteed that she 'felt the full power of our way of life's rage for ladies who stand up' when she 'talked facing sexual savagery'," Depp's legal advisors state in the claim.
"The opinion piece relied upon the focal reason that Heard was a residential maltreatment unfortunate casualty and that Depp executed aggressive behavior at home against her.
"Depp never mishandled Heard. Her claims against him were false when they were made in 2016. They were a piece of an intricate fabrication to produce positive exposure for Heard and advance her profession," Depp's attorneys state in the claim.
Accordingly, Heard's delegate stated: "This negligible activity is only the most recent of Johnny Depp's rehashed endeavors to quietness Amber Heard. She won't be quieted. Depp's activities demonstrate he can't acknowledge reality of his progressing damaging conduct.
"In any case, while he shows up never going to budge on accomplishing implosion, we will win in vanquishing this unfounded claim and completion the proceeded with abominable badgering of my customer by Depp and his legitimate group."
Depp, 55, and Heard, 32, met on the arrangement of 2011's The Rum Diary and were hitched from February 2015 to May 2016.
The performing artist petitioned for an abusive behavior at home limiting request against Depp in May 2016 after she blamed him for manhandling her. Depp denied the cases, and the two settled their separation out of court in August 2016 for $7 million, which she gave to philanthropy. The two performing artists marked NDAs banning them from talking about their relationship freely.