Johnny Depp (left) and Amber Heard
The Hollywood actor Johnny Depp has lost his high-stakes libel action in the London courts against the Sun after the newspaper described him as a “wife beater”.
The court refused to award the Pirates of the Caribbean star compensation for damage to his reputation at the end of one of the most widely followed libel trials of the century.
Johnny Depp loses libel case against Sun over claims he beat ex-wife Amber Heard (The Guardian)
Johnny Depp’s most famous film roles, illustrated by Derek Eads.
On the occasion of Johnny Depp’s 48th birthday (which was yesterday), Ranker compiled an illustrated list of the seven greatest (true) Johnny Depp stories ever told. Perhaps you never knew that he:
Financed Hunter S. Thompson’s funeral, entirely.
Once stopped a mugging with a single look.
Adopted the one-eyed horse used in Sleepy Hollow, thereby saving it from the glue factory.
Wrecked a New York hotel room in 1994. Blamed it on an armadillo.
The 7 Greatest (True) Johnny Depp Stories Ever Told (Ranker)
Recently, 9 year-old Beatrice from London wrote to Captain Jack Sparrow, asking him to help stage a mutiny against her teachers.
Yesterday, he turned up in her class.