Amber Heard is Officially Appealing The Johnny Depp Verdict. Here’s What Happens Next.

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Amber Heard can’t seem to get enough of Johnny Depp…

It’s been weeks since the verdict in the Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard trial has been finalized and you’d think it’d be over and done with.

However, Amber Heard doesn’t seem to want to give up and let it go even after the jury found her guilty and many see her as a liar.

Because Amber Heard has officially made a filing with the court to appeal the decision.

On Thursday, Amber Heard officially notified the court that she plans to appeal the verdict by filing a three-page notice of appeal in Virginia court.

“We believe the court made errors that prevented a just and fair verdict consistent with the First Amendment,”

“We are therefore appealing the verdict. While we realize today’s filing will ignite the Twitter bonfires, there are steps we need to take to ensure both fairness and justice.”

a spokesperson for Heard tells Yahoo Entertainment

In response, Johnny Depp’s legal team responding saying:

“The jury listened to the extensive evidence presented during the six-week trial and came to a clear and unanimous verdict that the defendant herself defamed Mr. Depp, in multiple instances,”

“We remain confident in our case and that this verdict will stand.”

a spokesperson for Depp tells Yahoo

Now, as a reminder, Judge Penney Azcarate told Amber’s legal team that Amber Heard must pay the $8.35 million judgment with 6% interest per year for any appeal to formally move forward.

Of course, Heard has not yet paid the sum and her attorney, Elaine Bredehoft, previously said Amber doesn’t have the money.

Apparently, Amber only had to pay $500 to start the process. It’s unclear how the rest will be paid.


What Happens Next

Now that Amber and her legal team have filed an intent to appeal the decision, she will have to prove there was wrongdoing or fraud during the trial.

Legal experts say there is no way she can make this happen.

Andres Munoz, a litigation Partner with Romano Law, told Yahoo:

“this appeal is a Hail Mary attempt to get the verdict overturned. And, it’s incredibly unlikely to be successful.

He continued:

“To win this appeal, Heard will have to establish to the appellate court that the verdict was ‘plainly wrong’ or was ‘without evidence to support it’ — an extremely high legal standard to meet. An added challenge for Heard is that the appellate court must review the evidence ‘in the light most favorable to the plaintiff,’ thereby giving Depp the benefit of the doubt on all evidentiary matters,”

So, looks like Amber is just trying to waste more money and time with all of this…

Honestly, she should just leave Johnny alone at this point.

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