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On Monday, March 29, posted one photo from 2016 when she reportedly filed domestic abuse allegations and for a restraining order against with what appears to be a bruise on her cheek. The second photo was from Depp’s libel trial against The Sun in July 2020.  

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Depp lost his appeal to overturn the initial hearing. Lord Justice Underhill and Lord Justice Dingemans refused the Pirates of the Caribbean star’s application for a new trial because a second trial would likely produce the same outcome. Depp’s team tried to appeal on the grounds that Heard allegedly lied when she said she had donated their $7 million divorce settlement to charities, and argued that one lie put the rest of her testimony into question.  

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has already been responsible for seven figures in donations to charitable causes and intends to continue to contribute and eventually fulfill her pledge,” Heard’s attorney Elaine Bredehoft previously told E! News. “However, Amber has been delayed in that goal because Mr. Depp filed a lawsuit against her, and consequently, she has been forced to spend millions of dollars defending Mr. Depp’s false accusations against her.”

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“The verdict and lengthy, well-reasoned Judgment, including the Confidential Judgment, have been affirmed. Mr. Depp’s claim of new and important evidence was nothing more than a press strategy, and has been soundly rejected by the Court.”

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Meanwhile, Depp is still going ahead with a $50 million defamation lawsuit against Heard when she wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post about domestic abuse. Heard filed a countersuit in response. The case was delayed until April 2022 after previous delays due to backlogs in the court system amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

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