Johnny Depp has seen incredible support online from fans during his defamation case against his ex-wife Amber Heard.
Daniel Gutenplan, a legal expert, weighed in on the support, saying, social media has been “pro” Depp but “frankly [it] means nothing for the case.”
“But it gives you an idea of how the public is signing on this,” he said, adding Depp’s “reputation and his career has been irreparably tarnished because of this, these allegations, these incidents that have come to light.”
Depp has been in an ongoing court case over the past couple of weeks as he is suing his ex-wife Amber Heard after a 2018 op-ed where she told The Washing Post she was a domestic violence survivor.
The $50 million lawsuit was initially filed in March 2019.
“Anyone in this world would love to have $50 million, but I think the case is bigger than that. I think it’s a case and a war on public opinion,” Gutenplan said.