Amber Heardwho has to testify in her ex-husband Johnny Depp’s libel lawsuit against her on Wednesday, hired a new crisis management agency, according to NBC News. It comes after reports that the Aquaman star fired his PR team.
According to the New York Post, the actress quit her PR firm because of recent “bad headlines” surrounding her amid coverage of the ongoing lawsuit. However, as she prepared to defend herself in court earlier this spring, Heard, 36, retained the services of a new firm who was also a former deputy campaign manager for the president’s successful re-election campaign. Barak Obama. A source told the New York Post that Heard is frustrated with the press she has received since the libel lawsuit began. According to the report, another source also added that she was “frustrated that her story was not being told effectively.”
Meanwhile, after Depp’s team is terminated, Heard’s team is set to go through the legal phase on Tuesday. An expert representing Heard’s side is expected to testify first, with Heard most likely taking the stand on Wednesday, according to people familiar with the matter. For those unfamiliar, Depp is suing Heard for $50 million in damages after claiming in a 2018 Washington Post article that she had become the “public figure representing domestic violence.”
However, Heard did not mention her husband, Johnny Depp, whom she married in 2015. According to her attorneys, the column alludes to assault charges she brought against him during their divorce, which was finalized in 2016. Heard is suing for $100 million in retaliation.
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