The Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard case has made several headlines. The hearing of the dispute between the ex-couple took over the internet. The trial took place on live broadcast, and the videos of both parties went viral on almost every social media platform.
Not just that, fans of both Hollywood stars took over social media to support their favorite actor. The hearing ended, and Johnny Depp won the defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife. The jury awarded him more than $10 million, and the court ordered him to pay $2 million, for defaming her through comments made by his attorney, Adam Waldman.
Amber Heard vs Johnny Depp
In 2018, Amber Heard co-authored the American Civil Liberties Union for The Washington Post, where she claimed to be a domestic abuse survivor. After which, Depp filed a $50 million lawsuit against his ex-wife, Amber Heard.
Later in 2020, Amber Heard countersued Depp for conducting a harassment campaign via Twitter and online petitions in an attempt to remove her from Aquaman and L’Oréal.
The Celebratory Instagram Post
After the Pirates of the Caribbean star won the verdict, he shared a post on Instagram. The actor thanked the jury for giving his life back. He also mentioned how he got massive hate due to the media’s criminal allegation of him and all that he went through.
He thanked everyone for their support throughout the trial saying, “I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and the colossal support and kindness from around the world.”
The Instagram post grabbed over 19 million likes. It included many big Hollywood stars who have supported Johnny Depp ever since the beginning of the case. It included Paul McCartney, who played a clip of Depp during his Glastonbury Festival in June. The actor also received support from his ex-girlfriend Kate Moss.
What Led to Celebrities Removing Their Likes from Depp’s Post?
A Reddit user collated the list of celebrities who liked Johnny Depp’s Instagram post after the verdict was announced. People are now using this list to compare which celebrities have removed their likes from the post.
A Twitter thread of Heard supporters has revealed that multiple celebrities withdrew their likes from his Instagram post. The list includes Elle Fanning, Bella Hadid, Orlando Bloom, Robert Downey Jr., Zoey Deutch, Sophie Turner, and Joey King.
celebrities are removing their likes from Johnny Depp’s celebratory Instagram post lmao
— kamilla (@k4mil1aa) August 4, 2022
Unsealed Court Documents in Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard Case
Recently, around 6,000 pages of unsealed court documents related to the Depp-Heard case came out. These documents contain details that led many to change their perspective on the case.
The three biggest revelations made through the documents include Amber Heard’s stint as a strip dancer before she met Johnny Depp, texts between Depp and Marilyn Mason, and the alleged truth behind Depp’s finger injury.
The revelation of documents resulted poorly for Johnny Depp, and Heard’s supporters have started mocking Depp due to his deeply personal medical problem mentioned in the documents.
Heard, on the hand, saw more stifled celebrity support throughout the trial. Sarah Paulson, Amanda Seyfried, John Legend, Edward Norton, Lena Headey, and Emily Ratajkowski were among a few of the celebs who supported her.
The trial made headlines for months and is still in the news. With the unsealed court documents revealed, both the parties are now appealing for a verdict against the other.