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  • Hollywood star Johnny Depp has lost his libel battle with the British tabloid that labeled him a wife beater after a High Court judge ruled that the allegations were quote substantially true.

  • It's a ruling that could severely damaged it's reputation and career.

  • The 57 year old had sued news group newspapers, which publishes The Sun, on one of its journalists, Dan Wooton, over a 2018 article which stated he had been violent towards his ex wife, Actress Amber Heard.

  • The newspaper also questioned his casting in the fantastic beasts and where to find the movie franchise.

  • Over the course of three weeks back in July, Judge Andrew Nicol had evidence from both Depp and heard about their tempestuous marriage.

  • Both accused the other of violent outbursts.

  • 34 year old Heard claimed Dep had a jealous alter ego.

  • She branded the monster after binging on drugs and alcohol.

  • She claimed he had often threatened to kill her detail ing 14 occasions of extreme violence when she said the actor choked, punched, slapped, headbutted, throttled and kicked her.

  • Depp had told the court that he was never violent towards his ex wife, saying her claims were a hoax.

  • and that he had lost the tip of a finger after she threw a vodka bottle at him During one particularly ferocious fight.

  • Judge Nickel rejected depth characterization of Heard as a gold digger on his allegation that her claims were a hoax.

  • Depp has also filed a separate $50 million defamation lawsuits against Heard in the United States over an opinion column she wrote for The Washington Post.

Hollywood star Johnny Depp has lost his libel battle with the British tabloid that labeled him a wife beater after a High Court judge ruled that the allegations were quote substantially true.

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Johnny Depp is a 'wife beater,’ UK judge rules in libel case

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/04
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