Washington: Hollywood star Johnny Depp appears to have spoken his thoughts in regards to the multi-million-dollar defamation trial involving his ex-wife Amber Heard by way of new music on the soon-to-be-released album with British guitarist Jeff Beck.
Based on Fox Information, the 59-year-old actor will launch a list of songs on Friday with Beck titled `18`, with two of the ballads on the 13-track album reportedly written by Depp.
One line of lyrics leaked to The Sunday Instances has Depp singing: “I believe you`ve mentioned sufficient for one motherf—king evening.” On the monitor `Unhappy Motherf—kin` Parade`, Depp belts out, “You`re sitting there like a canine with a seven-year itch … If I had a dime, it wouldn`t attain your hand.”
The album has been within the works for the final three years, and likewise contains covers of Motown musicians, along with songs from the Seaside Boys, John Lennon and Velvet Underground.
“When Johnny and I began enjoying collectively, it actually ignited our youthful spirit and creativity. We might joke about how we felt 18 once more, in order that simply turned the album title too,” Beck mentioned.
Depp was awarded USD 10.35 million in damages after a jury declared Heard defamed Depp on all counts following an almost seven-week trial in Virginia amid allegations of home violence and sexual assault.
Heard misplaced the defamation case, however was awarded USD 2 million in her countersuit as jurors discovered that Depp defamed her by way of his legal professional. Beck and Depp have been touring all through Europe because the trial led to June, and the actor reportedly “isn`t even speaking in regards to the trial” anymore and “simply desires his profession again.”
“The trial was essential, however he’s joyful that it`s over. Though he’s relieved in regards to the jury`s verdict, he isn`t gloating about it,” a supply advised Folks journal. In a novel twist, Heard`s authorized workforce, on Friday, filed for a mistrial alleging that the improper juror was seated on the jury all through the trial.
The submitting states that the “safeguards” apparently didn`t work on this occasion and the proper id of the juror wasn`t verified.
Former U.S. Lawyer Neama Rahmani advised Fox Information that the allegation made by Heard`s authorized workforce is “not grounds for a mistrial or for the decision to be overturned.” She mentioned that the juror mix-up may have been “an harmless mistake, by which case Heard`s argument will fail.”