Amber Heard interview: Actor tells Savannah Guthrie on Today show she ‘still loves’ Johnny Depp but fears he’ll sue her again

Amber Heard says she still loves Johnny Depp

Amber Heard has given her first interview since losing her multi-million dollar defamation battle against her ex-husband Johnny Depp.

Having sat down with NBC’s Savannah Guthrie last week, segments have been previewed on the Today show with the full interview scheduled for 8pm EST on 17 June.

Heard says she will stand by her testimony in the trial “to my dying day”, but with the trial played out on social media, she believes even the best-intentioned juror would’ve found it difficult to avoid.

Describing the trial as “humiliating” and that she felt “less than human”, Heard admits she did not feel confident ahead of the verdict but maintains she “spoke truth to power” and paid the price.

Asked whether Depp had made good on his promise of “total global humiliation”, Heard says it feels as though he has, but also says she still loves him.

Depp sued Heard for $ 50m for implying he abused her in a Washington Post op-ed. She pursued a $ 100m counterclaim, accusing him of conducting a “smear campaign” against her.

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Heard says she fears Johnny Depp will sue her again

“I’m scared that no matter what I do, no matter what I say or how I say it, every step I take will present another opportunity for this sort of silencing,” she said. “Which is what I guess a defamation lawsuit is meant to do, it’s meant to take your voice.”

Oliver O’Connell15 June 2022 20:15

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Camille Vasquez to defend Johnny Depp once again

Camille Vasquez, the surprise star of the legal team that successfully argued the defamation case against Amber Heard for Johnny Depp, will once again represent the actor in court.

Alongside fellow Brown Rudnick partner Randall Smith, Ms Vasquez will defend Mr Depp in a personal injury lawsuit filed against him by Gregg “Rocky” Brooks, location manager on the movie City of Lies.

Oliver O’Connell15 June 2022 19:44

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Heard makes Edward Scissorhands dig in an interview about Johnny Depp trial

The Aquaman star discussed the verdict – which ruled in favor of Depp – in a new interview with NBC’s Today.

In the closing arguments, Depp’s lawyer claimed that Heard had been “acting” and described her testimony as the “performance of a lifetime”.

In her response, Heard referenced one of Depp’s most famous roles.

Oliver O’Connell15 June 2022 19:30

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Cuomo accuser says Heard interview shows why women choose ‘not to talk’ to Savannah Guthrie

One of the first women to allege that disgraced former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo had sexually harassed them says that Amber Heard’s first interview with Savannah Guthrie proves why women “choose not to talk” to the Today host.

Former aide Lindsey Boylan, who was the first of at least 11 women between December 2020 and April 2021 to step forward and level accusations of sexual harassment and claims of inappropriate behavior against the New York governor, shared a clip of the first interview Ms Heard has conducted since losing a multi-million-dollar defamation case against her ex-husband Johnny Depp.

Oliver O’Connell15 June 2022 18:45

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Heard felt ‘less than human’ during trial

“Every single day I passed, for three, four, sometimes six blocks, city blocks with people holding signs saying ‘burn the witch’, ‘death to Amber’. After three and a half weeks, I took the stand and saw just a courtroom packed full of Captain Jack Sparrow fans, who were vocal, energized, ”Ms Heard said.

Oliver O’Connell15 June 2022 17:20

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‘I spoke the truth to power’ says Heard

Amber Heard insists that she spoke “truth to power” throughout the high-profile defamation trial against her ex-husband Johnny Depp in a recent exclusive interview on NBC’s Today Show.

“The First Amendment protects speech … it doesn’t protect lies that amount to defamation,” NBC host Savannah Guthrie put to the actor in her first interview since Mr Depp won his $ 50m defamation case against her.

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Heard says she stands by ‘every word’ of her testimony

Amber Heard says she stands by the testimony she gave during a contentious six-week libel trial against ex-husband Johnny Depp, saying she has “always told the truth.”

“That’s all I spoke. And I spoke it to power. And I paid the price, ”Heard said in her first post-verdict interview, two weeks after a jury awarded Depp more than $ 10 million and vindicated his claims that Heard lied about Depp abusing her.

Oliver O’Connell15 June 2022 16:20

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