AMBER Heard has reportedly opted to settle her
domestic violence row with Johnny Depp out of
SETTLED: Wednesday’s trial has been cancelled
The Rum Diary actress has supposedly withdrawn
request for a restraining order against the hunk
and and has dismissed the case with prejudice,
meaning she can’t refile it at a later date.
The divorce case, which has been linked to the
domestic violence petition since May, has also
allegedly been resolved.
According to TMZ, Johnny agreed to pay amber
approximately £7m to drop the case, including
BRUISED: Amber accused Johnny of domestic
violence back in May
She was previously offered $8m, so for some
reason ended up losing out on $1m…
Opting for a united front, the pair released a joint
statement explaining their decision.
“Our relationship was intensely passionate and at
times volatile, but always bound by love,” it read.
“Neither party has made false accusations for
financial gains. There was never an intent of
physical or emotional harm,” it went on.
EXHIBIT A: Johnny allegedly sliced his finger open
and painted names on the pair’s mirror
Johnny Depp changes Amber Heard’s nickname
knuckles tattoo to SCUM
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Documents Private in Divorce Proceedings Against
“Amber wishes the best for Johnny in the future.
Amber will be donating financial proceeds from the
divorce to a charity.”
It remains unclear how much of the sum will be
donated or to which charity.
Speculation that the couple would settle out of
court was intensified this week when the trial was
pushed back from Monday to Wednesday
UNITED FRONT: The pair released a joint statement
to announce the decision
“A deposition is set with the hope that it gets the
other person to the table to discuss a settlement,”
Brian Karpf of law firm Young Berman Karpf &
Gonzalez told E! News.
“It’s not uncommon before the deposition starts to
turn it into a settlement conference.”
Disturbing pictures of Johnny’s mutilated finger
appeared yesterday after Amber’s intended court
exhibits were leaked.
He allegedly slashed his finger open during a fit of
range before scrawling Billy Bob, the name of an
actor he suspected Amber had hooked up with, on
the bathroom mirror.