The Washington Post added the editor’s note to Amber Hard’s op-ed after the defamation

Opinion piece in the center Amber Hard And Johnny DeppIts explosive defamation suit received an update following the verdict earlier this week.

As you probably know, the jury unanimously ruled that the 36-year-old actress had three times defamed her op-ed published by her ex-husband. The Washington Post December 2018 – Although Depp’s name is never mentioned in the article. When Caribbean pirates Alum was awarded $ 15 million in damages, down from $ 10.35 million due to state law. But Amber, who received a 2 million reward for information leading to his capture, is still planning to appeal the verdict.

Related: Wait, Jason Momoa supports both Johnny Depp and Amber Hard ?!

And although the court found the statement in its op-ed which was defamatory, The Washington Post Still keep the piece up on his website. However, after Johnny’s legal victory, an editor’s note has now been included in the digital version! On Thursday, the publication dropped a message at the top of the article stating that parts had been found to be defamatory. The edit reads:

“In 2019, Johnny Depp sued Amber Hard for defamation arising from this 2018 op-ed. June 1, 2022, Fairfax County, Va .; Following a trial in Circuit Court, a jury found Heard guilty of three counts for making the following statement, which Depp claimed was false and defamatory: (1) ‘I spoke out against sexual violence – and faced the wrath of our culture. That needs to change. ‘ (2) ‘Then two years ago, I became a public figure representing domestic violence, and I feel the full force of the wrath of our culture on those who speak.’ (3) ‘I had the rare privilege of seeing in real time, how organizations protect people accused of abuse.’ The jury found that Depp, through his lawyer, Adam Waldman, had defamed Hard in one of three counts in his counter-case. “

Wow … you can check out the new addition ch-ch- here.

Law Analyst Emily D. Baker To say People Explains that it was a “smart move” to add notes instead of just removing op-ed from the website:

“Because this case has been viewed and commented on so much, I think the issue still needs up-and-coming. I appreciate that they gave notice instead of taking down the op-ed. And I appreciate that they have, in particular, included statements that have been deemed defamatory. It would have been easier if I hadn’t said anything. But I appreciate that they are saying, ‘Anyone reading this, this is what happened.’

He has a point here! But what do you think, Perezcious reader? You are surprised The post Put it on the site? Sounds off comment.

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