On Tuesday, May 24, Judge Penney Azcarate of Virginia dismissed Johnny Depp’s legal team’s motion for dismissal. The defense was not to care about Amber Heard’s $100 million settlement against the actor.
Amber Heard’s counterclaim claims Johnny Depp’s former attorney, Adam Waldman, damaged her career with his defamation allegations about the actress and her friends. In 2020, Waldman accused Heard of an “abusive hoax” in his statements to the Daily Mail.
Prior to that, in 2019, Waldman also made controversial statements to The Blast, where he accused Heard of faking her bruises to get a temporary restraining order against Depp. He later also referred to Heard’s statements as an “ambush”.
Waldman’s Statement Against Amber Heard Explained Against Johnny Depp
Adam Waldman is Johnny Depp’s former attorney, who represented him in his divorce proceedings with ex-wife Amber Heard in 2016. He was later dropped from the case because of the allegations against Heard at the time. that point.
In his statement to the Daily Mail made between April and June 2020, Waldman stated:
“Amber Heard and her friends in the media used sexual violence allegations as swords and shields, depending on their needs. They chose some ‘facts’. Her sexual violence hoax made the sword, leaving the public and Mr. Depp.”
Later in another piece, he told the publisher:
“Very simply, this was an ambush, a hoax. They trapped Mr. Depp by calling the police, but the first attempt was unsuccessful. The officers went to the penthouses, searched the apartments. thoroughly and interviewed, and left after seeing no. physical or property damage.”
Waldman boldly alleges that Heard and her friend “finished things, worked out their story under the direction of an attorney and journalist” before contacting 911 a second time. In July 2019, the attorney also provided his controversial statements to The Blast.
At the time, he claimed that Heard “went to court with paint marks on his body” to ask for a temporary restraining order. ” Meanwhile, he openly stated that Aquaman The star’s “beaten face” is a “hoax.” He also told Blast in June 2019:
“Miss Heard continues to deceive her hoax abuse victim, Mr Depp, the #metoo movement she pretends to be the leader of, and other real abuse victims around the world.”
How is Amber Heard’s $100 million countervailing outfit based on Waldman’s claims?
Heard’s legal team cited numerous articles from several publications that contained Adam Waldman’s statements. The actress accused Johnny Depp and Waldman (on behalf of the actor) of launching a “smear campaign” to smear the actress. However, now legal Johnny Depp has denied such allegations. Meanwhile, last year, Heard also responded to one of Waldman’s tweets against her. At the time, she wrote:
“Yes, Mr. Waldman, I can wear makeup on this occasion, but on every occasion you will still be short.”
On May 19, Waldman was called to the stands for this ongoing trial, where he clarified his testimony. He say:
“I’ve seen things that show her claims to be false.”
Waldman further claimed that he knew of several witnesses who claimed not to have seen any bruises on the actress’s face between May 21 and May 27, 2016. says he has seen evidence to substantiate his claims to the media during Johnny Depp’s case against The Sun in 2020 and its trial in the UK at the time.
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