Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna settle before trial’s sequel

LOS ANGELES — A settlement agreement has been reached on the eve of a second trial pitting the Kardashian family against former reality TV star Blac Chyna. Jury selection had been set to begin Monday in the trial over Chyna’s claims that her former fiance Rob Kardashian maliciously posted nude photos of her in 2017 … Read more

Julie Andrews at AFI honor: ‘I’ve been the most lucky lady’

LOS ANGELES — Julie Andrews was honored by the American Film Institute last week for a Hollywood career that couldn’t have started more supercalifragilisticexpialidocious-ly — with an Oscar-winning performance in a film that would become an instant classic: “Mary Poppins.” Before the AFI Life Achievement ceremony, which airs Thursday night at 8 pm Eastern on … Read more

Depp-Heard defamation trial: What was the jury considering?

FAIRFAX, Va. — After a six-week trial, a civil jury in Virginia spent about 12 hours over three days deliberating defamation claims by Johnny Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard. The jury on Wednesday afternoon awarded Depp more than $10 million in damages, while finding that Heard’s counterclaim had merits too, awarding her $2 million … Read more

Depp and Heard face uncertain career prospects after trial

FAIRFAX, Va. — A jury’s finding that both Johnny Depp and his ex-wife, Amber Heard, were defamed in a long-running public dispute capped a lurid six-week trial that also raised questions about whether the two actors can overcome tarnished reputations. The verdict handed down Wednesday in Virginia found that Depp had been defamed by three … Read more

EXPLAINER: Each count the Depp-Heard jurors considered

As a public figure, Johnny Depp faced a high bar to win his libel lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard. According to seven unanimous jurors, he cleared it. Depp said his ex-wife defamed him in a 2018 newspaper op-ed in which she alluded to abuse claims against Depp. His name was never mentioned. The Virginia … Read more

Jury sides with Depp on lawsuit, Heard on counterclaim

FAIRFAX, Va. — A jury on Wednesday awarded Johnny Depp $10.35 million in his libel lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard, vindicating his stance that Heard fabricated claims that she was abused by Depp before and during their brief marriage. The jury also found in favor of Heard, who said she was defamed by Depp’s lawyer … Read more

Depp-Heard defamation trial: What is the jury considering?

FAIRFAX, Va. — After a six-week trial, a civil jury in Virginia is deliberating defamation claims by Johnny Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard. The trial has featured lurid testimony with explicit details about the movie stars’ short and volatile marriage. But what is the case really about? And what will the jury need to … Read more

Jury’s duty in Depp-Heard trial doesn’t track public debate | Entertainment

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A seven-person civil jury in Virginia will resume deliberations Tuesday in Johnny Depp’s libel trial against Amber Heard. What the jury considers will be very different from the public debate that has engulfed the high-profile proceedings. For six weeks, focused on details of alleged abuse that Heard says she suffered at … Read more

Jury’s duty in Depp-Heard trial doesn’t track public debate

FAIRFAX, Va. — A seven-person civil jury in Virginia will resume deliberations Tuesday in Johnny Depp’s libel trial against Amber Heard. What the jury considers will be very different from the public debate that has engulfed the high-profile proceedings. For six weeks, focused on details of alleged abuse that Heard says she suffered at the … Read more

Amber Heard ends testimony asking Depp to leave me alone’

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Amber Heard told jurors Thursday that a harassment campaign waged against her by ex-husband Johnny Depp has left her humiliated and scared for her life from multiple death threats, and said she just wants “Johnny to leave me alone.” Heard was the final witness in the six-week libel trial Depp brought … Read more