It seems like the entire world has watched the Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard defamation trial over the past several weeks. And, after three long days of deliberation, the jury finally reached a verdict on Wednesday.
While some are calling the results a “mixed verdict,” one thing is definitely true: the jury decided that Amber Heard “knew her claims of abuse were false” when she published her 2018 op-ed essay in “The Washington Post.” Although Heard never used the phrase “me too” in her claims, she did claim to be “a public figure representing domestic abuse.” In fact, this may have been one of the most high-profile sexual assault or domestic violence cases to take place since the #MeToo movement really took off in 2017.
As a result, many people are wondering how this verdict will impact the #MeToo movement going forward. Now that the verdict is here, the question remains: what does this ruling mean for others who are waiting in the wings?Read more on themighty.com