Los Angeles: Actress Amber Heard could face prison for claiming she edited photos of an injury in her court feud against Johnny Depp. Defamation attorney Aaron Mink warned that “greater and more objective evidence that she is lying about things under oath” could lead to a punishment for the ‘Aquaman’ actress, reports aceshowbiz.com.
Mink said the jury in the feudal couple’s case is set to resume deliberations on Tuesday after their legal teams offer fiery closing arguments.
Despite website Joy telling “a few days ago” that she didn’t think Heard might face prosecution for anything she said on the stand during her ex-husband Depp’s defamation trial, Mink had a change of heart. Admittedly, the matter was hurt towards its conclusion.
“I think that, as this case progresses, and we start to see more and more objective evidence that she is lying about things under oath,” he said, “when it comes to this possibility.” starts crossing that she is fabricating evidence, fabricating photographs, making injury marks, changing evidence and then submitting.”
Mink warned that fabricating evidence is not only “really serious” but also “really offensive” to the justice system. “I hope prosecutors will take a closer look at this because if there is very clear evidence that he did it, it certainly needs to be considered,” he said.
“If it is proven that this was the case,” he said, “and certainly there are some questions currently being raised at trial, which could potentially lead to criminal prosecution and jail time.”
Lawyers on Heard accused Depp of failing to pay $7 million to good causes from his divorce settlement, from using makeup to cover up injuries allegedly inflicted by the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ actor Accused of lying about everything.
It came as Sean Caulfield, a partner at the law firm Hodge, Jones & Allen, told MailOnline, Heard could face a perjury investigation in the UK because the court misled “cuts to the core of our justice system”. Is.
Asked if he could see police investigating claims he lied under oath to donate $7 million, he said: “Yeah, I think so. That’s the case though. may not be the central issue, perjury is the biggest threat and cuts to the core of our justice system, so the police may be invited to investigate to show that any member of the public who lies in court, He can be prosecuted for perjury.”
The Depp We Heard defamation lawsuit caught public attention and sparked a fierce debate over the status of gender relations and the progress of the ‘MeToo’ movement.
Seven of the 11 jurors selected for hearings that began in April spent a few hours deliberating on the decision after the conclusion of the closing debate on Friday, but are not expected to return a verdict on whether Hurd has Depp was defamed for a few more days.
Depp is suing his ex-wife for defamation for a 2018 op-ed he wrote for The Washington Post, where he described himself as “a public figure representing domestic abuse” was.
The ‘Ed Wood’ actor says it falsely means he is a domestic abuser, which he vehemently denies, and has left him struggling for roles in Hollywood.
Depp is suing for $50 million, while Heard is suing for $100 million. She accused her ex-husband of running a “migration campaign” against her and described her trial as a continuation of “abuse and harassment”.