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Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard Result: These Are The Six Possible Outcomes

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The legal battle between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard is continuing in Virginia, USA, and it is expected to end on May 27. There is a seven-person jury at this trial and they’ll be asked to deliver a verdict.

Depp is suing Heard for defamation and for 50 million dollars, after she wrote an article in the Washington Post that suggested the actor domestically abused her, while she then countersued Depp for 100m dollars.

When it comes to the result of the Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard trial, it’s not as simple as a victory for him or a victory for her. Here, we outline the six possible outcomes of this trial, which will soon reach its conclusion.

Depp wins and is awarded 50m dollars

One possible outcome is that Depp convinces the jury he was defamed and they agree that he should be paid compensation to the tune of 50m dollars.

Part of his case has centred around just how much the actor lost, with agent Jack Whigham testifying that Depp lost out on 22.5m dollars from the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ franchise alone, as a direct result of the article.

Depp wins and is awarded less than 50m dollars

It is also possible that the jury sides with Depp, but decides he doesn’t deserve the full 50m dollars that he is claiming.

That would help clear his name in the court of public opinion too, so it would be a victory, but not a full one.

Heard wins and is awarded 100m dollars

Should Heard convince the jury that she was right in what she wrote for the Washington Post, she could be in for a big pay day of her own.

She countersued Depp for 100m dollars and one possibility is that she is awarded that full amount, although her testimony has yet to explain how she reached that figure.

Heard wins and is awarded less than 100m dollars

Another scenario is that Heard wins but that the jury believes the 100m figure to be too high, instead awarding the actress a lesser amount.

Neither party is awarded damages

Another scenario that could be possible is that neither side is awarded any damages by the jury. This would leave the matter unresolved in the court of public opinion and probably satisfy neither Depp nor Heard.

An out-of-court settlement

This is not a criminal case and neither party will face a criminal penalty, such as prison time.

Since it is a civil case, it could be settled out of court. This, though, seems unlikely at this stage, as the trial is almost over and the former couple’s row on this matter has been rumbling on for years. It doesn’t seem that Depp or Heard would consider an out-of-court payment.

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US President Joe Biden turns 80 Today: New Generation’ of Democratic Leaders Takes Control in Congress

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President Joe Biden will celebrate his 80th birthday on Sunday, marking the first time a sitting president has reached that milestone while in office and fueling speculation about how his advancing age will affect his political future.

Biden — who was the oldest person to assume the presidency in January 2021, just 61 days after his 78th birthday — has said he intends to make another White House bid, even as his age-adjacent peers, including 82-year-old House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, have made the decision to step away from leadership in order to make way for a younger generation.

“My intention is that I will run again. But I’m a great respecter of fate and this is ultimately a family decision. I think everybody wants me to run but we’re going to have discussions about it. And I don’t feel any hurry one way or the other to make that judgment.” he said last week, after helming what many say is the most successful midterm election for a sitting president’s party in decades, though noting that those results would not have an impact on his decision to run again.

PHOTO: President Joe Biden greets guests before speaking at an event at the White House complex, Nov. 18, 2022, in Washington, D.C.

Biden is the oldest person to serve as commander in chief in the nation’s history. Should he seek reelection in 2024 and win, the president would be 86 by the end of his second term. He has said he’ll talk over his future with his wife and the rest of his family over the holidays.

Biden has said he is hoping that he and his wife “get a little time to actually sneak away for a week around between Christmas and Thanksgiving” and that his decision to run for reelection will likely “be early next year we make that judgment.”

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Shanquella Robinson’s Death in Cabo, Father Believes Attack Was a Set Up

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Shanquella Robinson‘s mysterious death in Mexico smells like a set up to her father … he tells TMZ he believes his daughter was attacked as part of a diabolical plan.

Shanquella, who was from North Carolina, was found dead last month in her room in Los Cabos … where she was vacationing with a group of friends. Her parents say the friends told them the 25-year-old died of alcohol poisoning.

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Drunk woman steals 45ft ferry while shouting ‘I’m Jack Sparrow’

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A drunken woman stole a passenger ferry on the River Dart and shouted 'I'm Jack Sparrow' and 'I'm a pirate' as she drifted away from police on the shore

A DRUNK has been jailed after she stole a 100-seat ferry and smashed into boats, yelling, “I’m Jack Sparrow! I’m a pirate!”

Alison Whelan, 51, boarded the 45ft Dart Princess with a friend after a two-day bender, where she got drunk on Lambrini and ate poisonous deadly nightshade, which causes hallucinations.

She undid the mooring ropes in the early hours and drifted up a river on the tide, bashing into other boats “like a pinball machine”.

Whelan taunted police, shouting: “What are you going to do now?” and “I believe this is out of your jurisdiction!”

Thirty police, a lifeboat crew, Coastguards and paramedics had to be called.

And when the cops finally arrested her after an hour when the ferry came to rest in calm water, she told them: “We’d have ended up in St Tropez if we hadn’t been caught.”

Whelan, of Paignton, Devon, stole the double-decker ferry in nearby Dartmouth a year ago.

She had called an ambulance, claiming to have had a seizure. Medics found her drunk and rambling, and one of them was pushed over by her friend, Tristam Locke.

The medics called police and went to their vehicle to wait, then looked in their mirror and saw the ferry drifting away from shore.

Whelan told police she untied “two or three” of the mooring ropes because she kept tripping over them.

She said she then felt the boat moving and “noticed the hotels getting a long way away”.

The ferry suffered £1500 of damage when it hit two other boats, which were also damaged. Torquay magistrates heard Whelan and Locke could have been killed on rocks if the tide on the River Dart had been going out at the time.

Locke was fined £100 last year for assaulting an ambulance technician.

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