Weeks after the final verdict was given in the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard defamation trial, one of the jurors said the actress shed “crocodile tears” during her testimony. The man was part of a seven-member jury hearing the trial, which lasted six weeks.
The juror, who wished to anonymity, told Good Morning America that Amber Heard’s expression made others “very uncomfortable.”
“Crying, the facial expressions that she had, staring at the jury. We were all very uncomfortable… She would answer a question and she would cry. And, two seconds later, she would be icy. Some of us used the expression “crocodile tears”, he said.
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The person said that Amber Heard “wasn’t reliable.”
When asked about Johnny Depp, the jury member said that the actor seemed “more real”.
,[Johnny Depp] Just seemed a little more real in terms of the way the questions were answered,” he was quoted as saying.
Earlier this month, a seven-member jury in Virginia awarded $15 million to Johnny Depp, which was later capped at $10.35 million, after finding out that a 2018 op-ed by Amber Heard was the actor. was defamatory. in the op-ed, which was featured in Washington Post, Ms Heard spoke out about “sexual violence” and described herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse”.
Reacting to the end result, Amber Heard had said, “The dismay I feel today is beyond words. I am saddened that the mountain of evidence still holds my ex-husband’s limitless power, influence and It wasn’t enough to counter the impact.”
“I am even more disappointed by what this decision means for other women. It is a setback. It leaves behind the idea that violence against women should be taken seriously,” she said.