It was revealed yesterday that Johnny Depp has lost his libel case against The Sun, but his fans are now demanding justice for the actor. Many fans have taken to Twitter to demand that there be ‘Justice For Johnny’.
I’m going to be honest here, I was quite surprised by the judge’s ruling yesterday. However, it does have to be mentioned that Depp’s was against The Sun, not Amber Heard.
It also has to be noted that newspapers in the UK don’t often lose these sorts of libel cases, especially one as big as The Sun. They also tend to spend a lot of money on their defence.
Fans want Justice for Johnny Depp following yesterday’s ruling
— Justin Bieber ⚪️ (@chokemebiebz) November 2, 2020
“yes i did start a physical fight.” “i was hitting you.” “i lied.” because she just screams innocent here doesn’t she? the justice system is so fucked. #JusticeForJohhnyDepp pic.twitter.com/CWsaDFERXQ
— 𝑺𝒚𝒅 🥀 (@liltiddyaltgf) November 2, 2020
I think everybody knows that by now but the fact judge literally said “it’s irrelevant that ms heard assaulted him” shows why male victims don’t come forward. This page supports him . I can’t stand an abuser just cause its a woman and victims has no gender #JusticeForJohhnyDepp pic.twitter.com/8kLIQ6QxAn
— 𝑰𝒄𝒐𝒏𝒊𝒄𝒔 𝑷𝒊𝒄𝒔 (@IconicsPics) November 2, 2020
— elisa (@deppressead) November 2, 2020
Once again the big corporation wins.
A mountain of evidence ignored.
The judge's decision is just as unprofessional, prejudiced and moronic just like @TheSun 's article.
I wonder if there is any non corrupted entity left in this world?#JusticeForJohnnyDepp
— Kamelia (@KameliaLK) November 2, 2020
Meanwhile, Depp’s lawyers have since said that the ruling is “as perverse as it is bewildering” and they also mentioned that they would appeal the case. Here’s what his legal team’s statement said:
Most troubling is the Judge’s reliance on the testimony of Amber Heard, and corresponding disregard of the mountain of counter-evidence from police officers, medical practitioners, her own former assistant, other unchallenged witnesses and an array of documentary evidence which completely undermined the allegations, point by point. All of this was overlooked.
It really does feel as though the vast majority of people out there are still undecided as far as this case goes. That’s even after the judge’s ruling. People are still demanding ‘Justice For Johnny’.
What do you make of this news? Were you surprised by the ruling yesterday? Do you believe that there should be ‘Justice for Johnny’? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
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