Amber Heard Refused to Claim ‘Pirates’ Money in Divorce—Unsealed Documents

Information rising from unsealed paperwork, beforehand not seen throughout the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial, suggests Heard may have claimed thousands and thousands of {dollars} extra from Depp in her divorce settlement however selected to not.

The newly launched paperwork revealed plenty of particulars which had been prevented from being talked about throughout the current defamation trial, which Depp in the end received in Fairfax Country, Virginia. The unsealed paperwork have shed new gentle on Depp’s severed finger, revealed private messages between Depp and Marilyn Manson, and steered that Depp’s group needed to make use of nude photographs of Heard as proof.

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New unsealed paperwork recommend Amber Heard waived her proper to say Johnny Depp’s revenue from the fifth “Pirates of the Caribbean.”
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The paperwork additionally revealed that when Heard and Depp had been going by means of divorce proceedings in 2016, she had the chance to say half of Depp’s revenue from his newest Pirates of the Caribbean film.

Since Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales was filmed whereas Heard and Depp had been nonetheless married, she may have sought half of Depp’s revenue that he made for the film because it was thought of a “community property asset.” For the fourth Pirates film, Depp made $33 million, so it was understood that Depp may have earned simply as a lot for the fifth film.

According to The Daily Beast, the courtroom paperwork present that in their divorce proceedings, Heard’s legal professionals stated she might be due “tens of millions of dollars” and “begged” Heard to rethink her choice to stroll away.

Heard’s legal professionals reportedly advised her over e-mail that she was being “amazingly true to your word, that this is not about the money.” However, the choose within the defamation trial rejected the inclusion of this data, as was all proof regarding their divorce proceedings.

The information of Heard’s refusal to hunt the fortune throughout the trial comes as studies emerge that she’s set to promote her $1.05 million residence in Yucca Valley, California — in response to the Daily Mail.

During the trial, Depp’s group questioned Heard’s earlier promise that she would donate her $7 million divorce settlement to charity. A well-known change between Heard and Depp’s lawyer Camille Vasquez concluded with Heard admitting she had solely “pledged” to pay the cash, and the total cost had not been made.

On June 1, 2022 Depp received his defamation go well with in opposition to Heard on three counts of defamation, whereas Heard proved Depp was answerable for one rely of defamation. In July either side launched an attraction in opposition to the choose’s choice.

Vasquez expressed in an interview that Depp’s choice to file his personal attraction was “never about the money.”

The unsealed paperwork went viral on-line after they had been summarized and shared on-line by @cocainecross with tens of hundreds of Twitter customers interacting with the multi-tweet thread.

Heard and Depp have but to deal with the unsealed paperwork publicly.

Newsweek has reached out to representatives of each events for added remark.

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