Johnny Depp wins defamation case against Amber Heard, ex-wife to pay him $15m

Johnny Depp, an American actor, has won a defamation case against his former wife, Amber Heard.

This brings the six-week court case to a close.

The jury awarded Depp $15 million in damages.

Heard also won a portion of her libel case against Depp, in which her claims of domestic abuse were described as a hoax in articles.

Heard was awarded $2 million in damages by the jury.

After being sent out to consider their verdicts on Friday, the seven-person jury deliberated for 12 hours on Wednesday.

Outside the court, screams and chants of “Johnny, Johnny, Johnny” greeted the verdict.

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