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Johnny Depp’s appeal could overturn domestic abuse verdict

The High Court previously ruled that the actor attacked Amber Heard on different occasions, adding that he even made her “fear for her life” during their failed marriage.

Johnny Depp continues his fight against The Sun, after he announced he wouldn’t give up, following the verdict of the legal case that described him as a “wife beater.”

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The 57-year-old actor is said to have gained consideration by lawmakers in the UK, to overturn the libel case that affected his professional career and personal life, including his participation in Fantastic Beasts, as he was replaced with Mads Mikkelsen.

The continuation of the legal case will take place today, now that the star seeks to appeal and potentially change the final resolution.

This new update follows the controversial trial that Amber Heard and Depp endured, lasting three weeks, and including the testimony of the 34-year-old star of Aquaman.

Johnny Depp Seeks Permission to Appeal Against High Court Ruling in The Sun Libel Case in London©GettyImages

Last summer, the London High Court ruled that Depp attacked the actress on different occasions, stating that the description of the actor in The Sun was “substantially true,” and adding that he even made Amber “fear for her life” during their failed marriage.

Final Day Of Johnny Depp Libel Trial©GettyImages

While it is not clear if the two celebrities will be testifying this time, Depp previously said that he would be seeking a fair trial, so he could be presenting new evidence to the Royal Courts of Justice that could change the final verdict this time around.

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