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‘Much of this harassment was fueled by misogyny, biphobia’: Celebrated Journalist Gloria Steinem is Team Amber Heard, Says Depp Fans are Targeting Her Because She’s Bisexual

The political activist and feminist, Gloria Steinem shows her support for Amber Heard. The media and the Pirates of the Caribbean star fans have been slamming Heard after she lost the case against Johnny Depp. Gloria Steinem is an American journalist and social activist. She is amongst the 130 signatories who have penned an open letter in support of the Aquaman actor against the public shaming. The star has been troubled by the public after she lost a defamation lawsuit against the Pirates of the Caribbean star. She had accused Depp of domestic abuse.

The activist wrote in her letter that people are shaming Amber Heard because she’s bisexual. She further says that most of the harassment was fueled by misinformation, biphobia, and misogyny where a woman’s allegation of sexual assault is served as the purpose of entertainment by the public. There are many such women out there who are suffering because of this.

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Gloria Steinem stands in support of Amber Heard

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp trial
Amber Heard and Johnny Depp’s trial

Amber Heard was married to Johnny Depp in 2015. The Aquaman star filed for divorce in 2016 and accused the Pirates of the Caribbean actor of domestic abuse. Unfortunately, she lost the trial and was ordered to pay the actor 10 million dollars as compensatory damage, and $5 million as punitive damages. She was also given $2 million as compensatory damages from the $100 million which she demanded earlier from her ex-husband. After her loss in the trial, the public started criticizing her. So to support her against public accusations feminists are standing in support of Amber Heard. Gloria Steinem wrote an open letter in support of her.

Gloria Steinem

The letter included:

 “Five months ago, the verdict in the defamation trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard deeply concerned many professionals in the fields of intimate partner and sexual violence …The vilification of Ms. Heard and ongoing online harassment of her and those who have voiced support for her have been unprecedented in both vitriol and scale.”

”Much of this harassment was fueled by disinformation, misogyny, biphobia, and a monetized social media environment where a woman’s allegations of domestic violence and sexual assault were mocked for entertainment,” the long statement continued.

“The same disinformation and victim-blaming tropes are now being used against others who have alleged abuse…We have grave concerns about the rising misuse of defamation suits to threaten and silence survivors.”

The ex-couple Johnny Depp and Amber Heard haven’t commented anything yet regarding this letter.

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Amber Heard’s life updates and latest movies

Heard with her daughter Oonagh Paige Heard

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Regardless of the court’s judgment, the Aquaman star will focus on her career. The sources claim that the actress might be cast in the movie, In The Fire. The movie is about a North American psychiatrist in the late 1800s. The plot of this movie is quite interesting but let’s see how the film turns out to be.

Other sources claim that she will also be starring in the movie, Run Away With Me. The plot is about an international love affair. Heard is also looking forward to her motherhood. She has been spending more and more time with her daughter Oonagh Paige Heard.

Source: Marca

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