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Johnny Depp turns up in NEWCASTLE as his libel verdict is delivered

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Johnny Depp was seen in a Newcastle pub this night, simply hours earlier than the verdict in his excessive profile defamation case with ex Amber Heard was because of be delivered.

A jury in the United States later awarded Depp greater than $10 million on Wednesday, vindicating his stance that Heard fabricated claims that she was abused by the Hollywood celebrity earlier than and through their transient marriage.

The conclusion to the high-profile, months-long trial – together with the injection of money and widespread assist of social media – will doubtless depart Depp in a celebratory temper as he enjoys an evening out on Tyneside.

It comes after he spent three nights performing with guitarist Jeff Beck in the UK, as some followers complained they ‘did not come to see’ the actor carry out.

Reports stated that Depp was sighted in Newcastle’s Jam Jar bar late on Wednesday night time. Before the verdict was introduced, he was seen on the The Bridge Tavern on Newcastle’s Quayside, strolling via the pub’s beer backyard and smiling at punters, and shaking a few of their palms.

He was noticed sporting blue sun shades and a cap, with a brown jacket and inexperienced trousers. A punter might be heard shouting ‘love you Johnny’. He was later seen in a video posted to Instagram – in the identical outfit – signing a press release.

‘Met Johnny Depp in Bridge Tavern Newcastle simply now… that was fairly surreal,’ one Twitter person wrote, attaching a photograph of Depp strolling down some stairs on the  pub.

‘For anybody … Johnny Depp and Sam Fender (have) simply been seen in The Bridge Tavern pub on Newcastle Quayside,’ one other stated, paired with a video that confirmed Depp waving and shaking palms of followers as he exits the pub’s backyard.

Speaking to Chronicle Live on Wednesday night time, the supervisor of The Bridge Tavern stated Depp was ‘unbelievable,’ and was at first given a personal house in the institution when he arrived at round 5pm – three hours earlier than the verdict was introduced.

‘He was the loveliest man I’ve ever seen in my life,’ Janine Latchford advised the newspaper. ‘My assistant is closely pregnant and he was telling her how stunning being a mother or father was. He was actually right down to earth, he was beautiful.

‘He was unbelievable. He gave me a hug and I advised him that I cherished him just about as quickly as I noticed him! He cherished the artwork work and he was asking questions in regards to the Tyne Bridge. He stated he’d by no means been to Newcastle earlier than.’ 

He had fish and chips for dinner, she added. Another punter stated he had a comfortable drink.

He was spotted wearing blue sunglasses and a cap, with a brown jacket and green trousers. A punter can be heard shouting 'love you Johnny'

He was noticed sporting blue sun shades and a cap, with a brown jacket and inexperienced trousers. A punter might be heard shouting ‘love you Johnny’

The actor as seen at the The Bridge Tavern on Newcastle's Quayside, walking through the pub's beer garden and smiling at punters

The actor as seen on the The Bridge Tavern on Newcastle’s Quayside, strolling via the pub’s beer backyard and smiling at punters

He turned back towards the camera and waved at the man recording from the pub's garden

He turned again in direction of the digicam and waved on the man recording from the pub’s backyard

This evening, Depp was seen at the The Bridge Tavern on Newcastle's Quayside

This night, Depp was seen on the The Bridge Tavern on Newcastle’s Quayside

Pictured: Depp is seen posing with a group of women in a pub in Newscastle in a photo posted on Instagram. The poster wrote: 'Johnny Depp is in my dad's pub and so is San Fender' along with a series of crying emojis

Pictured: Depp is seen posing with a bunch of ladies in a pub in Newscastle in a photograph posted on Instagram. The poster wrote: ‘Johnny Depp is in my dad’s pub and so is San Fender’ together with a sequence of crying emojis

Depp, third from the left, saw seen drinking with Sam Fender, fourth from left, and guitarist Jeff Beck, second from left

Depp, third from the left, noticed seen consuming with Sam Fender, fourth from left, and guitarist Jeff Beck, second from left

Earlier in the present day, he was seen leaving the 100 Queen’s Gate Hotel London, the place suites value up to £2,390 an evening, as his baggage have been loaded right into a van. 

One individual was seen handing Depp two pirate hats exterior the lodge – prompting the actor to smile extensively. 

Depp joined Beck on the Royal Albert Hall in west London on Monday and Tuesday night time after stunning followers with an look at Sheffield City Hall on Sunday. 

There are rumours Depp will proceed on Beck’s UK tour, which incorporates gigs at Gateshead, Manchester, York and Glasgow – however these reviews haven’t but been confirmed. 

Depp reportedly watched the conclusion to the trial by way of video hyperlink in the UK.

In a press release after Wednesday’s verdict, Depp stated, ‘Six years in the past, my life, the lifetime of my youngsters, the lives of these closest to me, and in addition, the lives of the individuals who for a lot of, a few years have supported and believed in me have been endlessly modified.

‘And six years later, the jury gave me my life again. I’m really humbled.’

After lower than three days of deliberation, Heard was awarded $2million in compensatory damages out of the $100million she was in search of in her countersuit in opposition to her ex-husband. She was awarded zero {dollars} in punitive damages. 

Buoyed by fevered assist on social media and in the courtroom, Depp believes he now has a ‘golden alternative’ to press reset on his career.

Later this year he plans to launch an album with Beck, 77, written by the 2 males at Beck’s house in Sussex the place Depp has been spending months at a time. He can even begin making artwork home movies.

Depp has stayed largely silent for the reason that verdict in the UK courtroom, however advised journalist Jason Solomons: ‘This is the golden alternative to do precisely what I’ve needed to do for years, which is make the movies or the cinema that I would like, to avoid limitations, not permit for any unintended fingers to get into the pie, which is to say, do movies that do not should be $300million movies.’ 

Depp’s new career will see him ranging from virtually zero financially. In courtroom in the UK in 2020, it was revealed that he had earned up to £400million throughout his career. It was apparently spent on property, medication, drink and whims such as firing the ashes of his hero, the author Hunter S Thompson into house, which value him £4million.

Post-disgrace, his bohemian persona – he presents himself as a high-living carefree wastrel – was unchanged. He now hopes to select up the threads of his movie career, which hit the buffers after he lost his London libel motion and agreed to withdraw from the Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore.

Johnny Depp signs a statement after the verdict was announced on Wednesday evening

Johnny Depp signs a statement after the verdict was announced on Wednesday evening

Johnny Depp indicators a press release after the verdict was introduced on Wednesday night

It comes as Depp was spotted leaving a hotel in London on Wednesday morning, with a person seen handing him what appeared to be a pirate hat

It comes as Depp was spotted leaving a hotel in London on Wednesday morning, with a person seen handing him what appeared to be a pirate hat

It comes as Depp was noticed leaving a lodge in London on Wednesday morning, with an individual seen handing him what gave the impression to be a pirate hat

Depp was pictured leaving the 100 Queen's Gate Hotel London, where suites cost up to £2,390 a night, on Wednesday. It is not clear whether Depp is staying there during his visit to London

Depp was pictured leaving the 100 Queen's Gate Hotel London, where suites cost up to £2,390 a night, on Wednesday. It is not clear whether Depp is staying there during his visit to London

Depp was pictured leaving the 100 Queen’s Gate Hotel London, the place suites value up to £2,390 an evening, on Wednesday. It is not clear whether or not Depp is staying there throughout his go to to London

Despite the jury awarding Depp $15million, the choose decreased the $5million punitive damages award to the Virginia most of $350,000, lowering Depp’s complete to $10,350,000 – minus the $2million he was ordered to pay Heard. In complete Depp walks away with $8.35million in damages

While her ex-husband was in the UK, Heard walked into courtroom sporting a black dress and appeared anxious. After the verdict was learn out Heard briefly hugged her legal professionals then exited the courtroom.

Depp’s authorized workforce have been all smiles and joined one another in a bunch hug of 10 folks.

In a dramatic courtroom second, the jury returned with their verdict solely to be advised by the choose that they hadn’t accomplished the paperwork correctly.

The choose was handed an envelope by an officer of the courtroom and requested the legal professionals to method for a quick dialogue. Left alone, Heard appeared down on the flooring, lost in thought earlier than her legal professionals got here again to her.

Judge Azcarate addressed the jury and stated: ‘I want to offer the types again to you. When you discover for a defamatory assertion, a number of, you must fill out the compensatory damages. It must be at the very least a greenback up to regardless of the damages are. For punitive damages you’ll be able to put a zero. I want these traces stuffed out. Retire again to the deliberation room and do this for me.’

The jury left as the choose advised everybody to not go wherever far, earlier than they got here again to ship the verdict.

Amber Heard stated in a press release after the verdict, ‘The disappointment I really feel in the present day is past phrases. I’m heartbroken that the mountain of proof nonetheless was not sufficient to face up to the disproportionate energy, affect, and sway of my ex-husband.

‘I’m much more dissatisfied with what this verdict means for different girls. It is a setback. It units again the clock to a time when a lady who spoke up and spoke out might be publicly shamed and humiliated. It units again the concept that violence in opposition to girls is to be taken severely.’  

Jeff Beck's fans have spoken of their disappointment that he performed alongside Johnny Depp at the Royal Albert Hall in London, with some complaining he 'took away so much' from the guitarist they had paid to see

Jeff Beck’s followers have spoken of their disappointment that he carried out alongside Johnny Depp on the Royal Albert Hall in London, with some complaining he ‘took away a lot’ from the guitarist they’d paid to see

Meanwhile, a few of Beck’s followers have spoken of their disappointment that he carried out alongside Depp on the Royal Albert Hall in London, complaining he ‘took away a lot’ from the guitarist they’d paid to see.

Some followers have been left disgruntled that the 58-year-old actor had spent a lot of the gig performing, with one saying they ‘didn’t come right here to see Depp’. 

Music critic Neil McCormick wrote in the Telegraph: ‘[Depp] is probably not the best vocalist however he is aware of learn how to ship a tune,’ including that ‘Depp’s presence added pizzazz and created an area for Beck to shine extra brightly’. 

Austin Delord, a Beck fan, stated: ‘Too a lot Johnny Depp, we didn’t come right here to see him. Bit of a publicity stunt, he didn’t convey a lot to the get together, however he took away a lot from Beck.’

Francesca Cox, 23, stated: ‘It was cool, sudden. I most well-liked what was earlier than.’

Others have been left annoyed that Depp was having fun with performing in the UK while Heard is ‘hiding from loss of life threats’ in the US.

Dr Charlotte Proudman, a British barrister, tweeted: ‘[Depp’s] on tour, waving to his followers. [Heard’s] hiding from loss of life threats. He appears to be doing fairly nicely out of all of it, do not you suppose?’

Another Twitter person tweeted: ‘What a narcissistic act on Depp’s half and what an insensitive transfer on Beck’s half close to abuse survivors in his viewers.

‘Really rotten to place a man embroiled in a home abuse trial onstage whereas the jury’s nonetheless deliberating and say, ‘Hey! Here’s a man accused of spousal abuse!”

Some fans were left disgruntled that the 58-year-old actor had spent so much of the gig performing, with one saying they 'did not come here to see Depp'

Some followers have been left disgruntled that the 58-year-old actor had spent a lot of the gig performing, with one saying they ‘didn’t come right here to see Depp’

Heard (pictured in court today as the verdict was read), countersued for $100million claiming that Depp's lawyer Adam Waldman made defamatory statements by calling her claims a 'hoax'

Heard (pictured in courtroom in the present day as the verdict was learn), countersued for $100million claiming that Depp’s lawyer Adam Waldman made defamatory statements by calling her claims a ‘hoax’

Depp's lead attorneys Camille Vasquez and Benjamin Chew are seen outside of the courtroom after Depp's victory

Depp’s lead attorneys Camille Vasquez and Benjamin Chew are seen exterior of the courtroom after Depp’s victory 

Throngs of reporters and fans are seen crowding around Camille Vasquez and Benjamin Chew as they speak outside the courthouse after the verdict

Throngs of reporters and followers are seen crowding round Camille Vasquez and Benjamin Chew as they communicate exterior the courthouse after the verdict  

Whilst there was some criticism of Depp’s efficiency, many have been enthusiastic about his shock look.

The actor waved and blew kisses to the group as they gave him a standing ovation and cheered his title after the set on Monday night time. 

One fan, Angela Flannery, 38, from Southend-on-Sea, a metropolis in southeast England, stated of Depp’s look on stage: ‘I used to be fairly shocked. I’ve all the time been an enormous fan of his. 

‘My different half took me to this gig simply to see Jeff Beck, I had no concept Johnny could be enjoying.

‘It was good, such a incredible night time in normal… a particular point out to the drummer woman, she was completely wonderful (and) Johnny Depp smashed it.

‘I’ll die joyful (that) I’ve been in the identical room as him now.’

Main man: Depp (right) at the Royal Albert Hall, London, appearing alongside Jeff Beck on Tuesday night

Main man: Depp (proper) on the Royal Albert Hall, London, showing alongside Jeff Beck on Tuesday night time 

Centre stage: Depp performed covers of John Lennon , Marvin Gaye and Jimi Hendrix at the venue on Tuesday evening

Centre stage: Depp carried out covers of John Lennon , Marvin Gaye and Jimi Hendrix on the venue on Tuesday night 

Make way: Kate Moss was alone as she exited London's Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday evening, shortly after reuniting with ex-boyfriend Johnny Depp backstage following his cameo performance with rock legend Jeff Beck

Support: The supermodel was in attendance as Depp performed in front of a sell-out crowd, just days after testifying for the Hollywood star during his defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard

Make manner: Kate Moss was alone as she exited London’s Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday night, shortly after reuniting with ex-boyfriend Johnny Depp backstage following his cameo efficiency with rock legend Jeff Beck

Following his Tuesday night time efficiency with Beck, Depp was joined his ex-girlfriend and British mannequin Kate Moss backstage.

Moss was joined inside by former TV character Sharon Osborne, 69, who arrived for an after-party following the tip of the live performance.

Depp’s look comes as the jury in Virginia is deliberating for a 3rd day in the defamation claims of the actor and his ex-wife Heard. 

The seven-person civil jury resumed deliberations Wednesday morning after deliberating for about 9 hours over two days.

Depp is suing his ex-wife for $50 million, accusing her of libelling him with a 2018 op-ed she wrote describing herself as ‘a public determine representing home abuse.’ Heard filed a $100 million counterclaim in opposition to the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ star after his lawyer referred to as her allegations a hoax. Each accuses the opposite of destroying their career.

Testimony throughout the six-week trial has included lurid particulars of their quick and unstable marriage. Heard testified that Depp bodily or sexually assaulted her greater than a dozen instances. Depp stated he by no means struck Heard, that she concocted the abuse allegations, and that she was the one who bodily attacked him, a number of instances.

Jurors should resolve each claims primarily based on whether or not or not the statements have been made with ‘precise malice,’ which means they knew what they have been saying was false, or have been performing with a reckless disregard for the reality.

During closing arguments, either side advised the jury {that a} verdict in their favour would give their purchasers their lives again.

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