Amber Heard Suing Johnny Depp’s Friend Doug Stanhope Over Blackmail Claims

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Amber Heard is going after one of Johnny Depp’s biggest defenders—his friend Doug Stanhope over the allegations he made that Heard was blackmailing Depp over money! Heard plans to sue Stanhope and others for defamation.

“Stanhope is a close friend of Johnny Depp and, as part of a coordinated effort, wrote a highly defamatory article about Ms. Heard, filled with completely false, highly defamatory and very hurtful statements,” said Heard’s attorney, Charles Harder said. “Ms. Heard seeks the maximum possible jury award and will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from the lawsuit to Chrysalis, a domestic-violence shelter in Arizona, in an effort to counter the setback made to women by the defendants’ defamatory article and related wrongful acts.”

The lawsuit also states that Depp abused Heard on numerous occasions. “Depp has hit and kicked Heard on numerous occasions, has thrown objects at her, at one point nearly suffocated her to the point where she feared for her life. Heard repeatedly returned to Depp, despite his verbal and physical mistreatment of her, hoping optimistically that the man she married would change his behavior. Each time Heard returned, however, within months, the cycle of substance abuse and violence repeated.”

We curious what Johnny has to say about all this?


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