Johnny Depp Loses Libel Case Against British Newspaper

“Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment Johnny Depp pictured outside the High Court earlier this year Johnny Depp has lost his High Court libel case against The Sun’s publisher, News Group Newspapers. The Hollywood actor launched legal action against NGN and The Sun’s executive editor Dan Wootton over an article published in April 2018, which referred to “overwhelming evidence” that he attacked ex-wife Amber Heard during their relationship. Depp has always denied the allegations. The verdict was returned at the High Court on Monday, after a three-week trial in July, during which Depp and Heard both gave evidence.  The case has been referred to as the biggest English libel trial of the 21st century.  This is a breaking news story and will be updated. Follow HuffPost UK on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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