Amber Heard was ‘demonised’, to appeal jury verdict; social media on Depp side

Los Angeles: Elaine Bredehoft, Amber Heard’s lawyer in her defamation trial in opposition to Johnny Depp, opened up in regards to the verdict in a no-hold-barred dialog with Savannah Guthrie on the NBC community’s ‘Today’ present.

She mentioned Heard will “completely” need to appeal the jury’s determination that was in favour of Depp. “She has some wonderful grounds for it,” Bredehoft added, in accordance to ‘Variety’.

“She was demonised right here,” Bredehoft added about Heard. “A variety of issues had been allowed on this courtroom that ought to not have been allowed, and it brought about the jury to be confused. We weren’t allowed to inform them in regards to the UK judgment.”

The lawyer was referring to the libel case Depp misplaced within the United Kingdom. The ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ actor sued the favored British red-top tabloid, ‘The Sun’, for calling him a “spouse beater” however misplaced the case.

Bredehoft additionally shared her perception that the vitriol Heard acquired on social media through the course of the high-profile trial probably impacted the jury, studies ‘Variety’. Social media was largely on Depp’s side, in accordance to the lawyer, as was evident from the viral TikTok pattern during which customers extensively mocked Heard’s testimonies.

When requested if social media impacted the jury, Bredehoft replied: “Absolutely. Jurors [weren’t supposed to be looking at social media], however how will you not [be aware]? They went house each evening. They have households. Their households are on social media. We had a 10-day break within the center due to the judicial convention. There isn’t any method they could not have been influenced.”


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