Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Defamation Trial Begins With Explosive Opening Statements

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are facing off in court. Trial began on Tuesday for the defamation case in which Depp is suing his ex-wife over a 2018 op-ed she wrote for the Washington Post. In the op-ed, Heard alleged that she was a victim of domestic abuse but did not mentioned Depp by name. The defamation trial, which is expected to last several weeks, began with opening statements from both actors’ legal teams.