This apparently is how a lot of Hollywood celebrities end up paying for their legal fees in defamation cases.
I never knew you could do that, however, it does seem as though you can only do this as an individual and not as a company.
“I wonder what Amber’s thinking because I don’t know who’s paying her legal bills? That’s another mystery to me,” said lawyer Christopher Melcher during Popcorned Planet’s latest live stream which covered Day 20 of the Johnny Depp defamation trial.
Andy then revealed that he’s actually been able to discover who’s been paying Amber Heard’s legal fees.
Andy exclaimed: “Oh, I found that out! I found out actually. Do you know who’s paying her legal bills? Her insurance company of her house!”
Amber Heard’s home insurance is paying her legal fees for the Johnny Depp trial
Honestly, when I heard this, I was a bit puzzled because I never knew that an insurance company would ever do something like that for a client.
Andy continued: “I learned that from a Hollywood insider. Yeah, it’s a common practice for defamation, you may know, certain celebrities and people can now get their home insurance to cover it, and so her team, to their credit, figured that out. So now, that’s who’s fitting the bill for this.”
He then added: “So, it’s not even the Johnny money! It’s the insurance that’s paying for it!”
That is actually a really good point.
Throughout this trial, Amber Heard’s been claiming that she couldn’t donate the money she pledged to certain charities because Johnny Depp was suing her.
Well, it turns out that she’s not even using that money for her defence, so the question is, what is she doing with that money she got in the divorce settlement?
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