Dakota Johnson Speaks Out Regarding Viral Johnny Depp Video

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Johnny Depp sued his ex-wife Amber Heard for defamation after she wrote an Op-Ed for The Washington Post, where she referred to herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse.”

Ms. Heard countersued Mr. Depp, claiming that he “defamed her when his former lawyer released statements saying her allegations of abuse were a hoax.”

Both Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, as well as many witnesses including Depp’s ex, Kate Moss, took the stand and pled their cases over a six-week trial.

Johnny Depp in the courtroom, wearing sunglasses.
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Many tuned into the live streams on YouTube as the trial was happening in a Fairfax, Virginia courtroom. As many were invested in this high-profile court case, fans scoured the internet to find any clues or other evidence that could support either side.

For example, one video featuring Johnny Depp and Dakota Johnson having a conversation while at a fan panel resurfaced. The 2015 video shows Johnson reacting to Depp’s bandaged middle finger, which was an injury he testified happened at the hands of Heard after she threw a vodka bottle at him.

One YouTube clip, titled “The EXACT moment Dakota Johnson KNEW Amber Heard was VIOLENT towards Johnny Depp,” has gotten 4.1 million views since the trial began. The video was also shared to various TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter profiles.

Other videos have also been shared, including the one below titled ““She’s CRAZY” Dakota Johnson EXPOSES Amber Heard For Injuring Johnny Depp”.

Related: Depp Deeply Hurt By Disney, Wanted to Give Jack Sparrow “Proper Goodbye”

Johnson has now spoken out about the viral video, asking to not be involved. She told Vanity Fair:

“I was like, ‘For the love of God, why? Why am I involved in this?’ I don’t remember that at all, but please, take me out of this. Don’t let this go further. Can you imagine, oh, my God, if I was called to the witness stand?”

She also said, “I can’t believe that people are watching [the trial] like it’s a show. It’s like it’s a courtroom drama and my heart breaks. It’s so, so, so crazy. Humans are so f*cking weird. The internet is a wild, wild place.”

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Related: Courtroom Listens to Disturbing Video of Depp Trying to Cut Himself With a Knife

The trial has since ended as on Wednesday, June 1, the jury found Ms. Heard defamed Mr. Depp by publicly accusing him of domestic abuse. The jury found that Mr. Depp proved Ms. Heard lied about her allegations.

In Heard’s countersuit against Depp, the jury found that Depp’s former attorney, Adam Waldman, publicly defamed her. Heard now owes Depp $15 million. Depp owes Heard $2 million in compensatory damages.

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