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Amber Heard Is Now Legally Order To Pay $10M To Johnny Depp

The judge made a written order requiring Heard to pay Depp $10.35 million for tarnishing his reputation in an op-ed piece she wrote.

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The jury determined that Depp should receive $5 million in punitive damages and $10 million in compensatory damages.

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However, the court cut the punitive damages verdict to $350,000 due to a state cap.

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Both awards are entitled to 6% interest annually, according to the judge's order.

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After a brief hearing in Fairfax County Circuit Court, Judge Penney Azcarate put a judgement order into the court file.

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She also mandated that Depp pay Heard the $2 million judgement award on her counterclaim that one of Depp's attorneys had defamed Heard.

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After a sensational trial in which the couple revealed lurid details of their brief marriage during a televised trial that was closely followed on social media, the order was a formality.

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Depp filed a lawsuit against Heard after she identified herself as "a public figure representing domestic abuse" in an opinion piece she wrote for The Washington Post in December 2018.

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