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ICYMI: Hollywood reacts to the Depp-Heard defamation trial and verdict: Elon Musk, Donald Trump Jr., Sharon Osbourne and more

Wonderwall Logo By Mark Gray of Wonderwall | Slide 1 of 33: The Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation trial captured the attention of pop culture and legal enthusiasts thanks to viral moments, bombshell claims, a television audience and unusual witnesses (remember the guy vaping and driving DURING his testimony?!). When the trial began in April 2022, many in Hollywood refrained from commenting, but several top-line celebrities weighed in as the case continued into May and June, when a jury found that both made defamatory statements about the other -- however, Johnny was the clear victor, as he won all three defamation counts against his ex-wife, while she won one against him based on a comment made by one of his lawyers. The actor was awarded $15 million in damages, although Virginia law will drop that figure down to $8.35 million. During the trial and after the verdict, celebrities publicly took sides -- keep reading to see who supported Johnny and who supported Amber...

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The Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation trial captured the attention of pop culture and legal enthusiasts thanks to viral moments, bombshell claims, a television audience and unusual witnesses (remember the guy vaping and driving DURING his testimony?!). When the trial began in April 2022, many in Hollywood refrained from commenting, but several top-line celebrities weighed in as the case continued into May and June, when a jury found that both made defamatory statements about the other -- however, Johnny was the clear victor, as he won all three defamation counts against his ex-wife, while she won one against him based on a comment made by one of his lawyers. The actor was awarded $15 million in damages, although Virginia law will drop that figure down to $8.35 million.

During the trial and after the verdict, celebrities publicly took sides -- keep reading to see who supported Johnny and who supported Amber...

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