Amber Heard has revealed what she could tell her 1-year-old daughter about her traumatic defamation battle with ex-husband Johnny Depp.
The “Aquaman” star discussed what she could tell her little girl, Oonagh Paige, about the case when she is older in the second part of her exclusive conversation with Savannah Guthrie on TODAY Wednesday.
EXCLUSIVE: Amber Heard tells Savannah Guthrie defamation trial is partly about First Amendment rights
EXCLUSIVE: In a sit-down interview with Savannah Guthrie, Amber Heard reflected on the defamation case brought forth by ex-husband Johnny Depp and what she insists is the truth. Watch more from her interview here: https://on.today.com/3mNUZLYPosted by Today Show on Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Heard remarked she believes regardless of what it will signify something. She made the correct decision. She did all in her power to defend herself and the truth.
On June 1, a jury awarded Depp $10.4 million after concluding that Heard had defamed him. It also awarded Heard $2 million in damages for a derogatory comment made by one of Depp’s lawyers.
Heard, 36, is anxious to get back to her life following a six-week trial in which she and Depp each blamed one other of violence. Depp claimed that he had never assaulted Heard, and the jury agreed.
She explained that she get to be a parent full-time and not have to manage calls with attorneys.
She announced last summer on Instagram that she had given birth to a baby girl on April 8, 2021, calling her child the start of the rest of her life.
She has not revealed the name of the child’s father, stating, she desire they get to a stage where it’s acceptable to not desire a ring in order to have a crib.
She marked her “little O’s” first birthday in April.
Considering the heated lawsuit, Heard stated in her interview with Savannah that she “definitely” still loves Depp. From 2015 through 2017, the couple was married.
She also expressed concern that she may be sued for defamation by him again for coming out against Depp.
She added she is afraid that no matter what she does, no matter what she says, or how she says it, each step she takes will provide another chance for this type of silencing. It’s supposed to remove your voice.