Elon Musk has finally weighed in on Johnny Depp and Amber Hard that their messy, shocking, six-week defamation trial went to jury – and he did not take sides.
“I hope they both move forward. At their best, they’re all incredible, “said Musk, who once dated Hard. Tweet Saturday.
Musk’s tweet was in response to MIT research scientist and podcaster Lex Friedman, who Tweet Friday:
My takeaways from Johnny Depp vs. Amber Hard Trial: 1. Fame is a drug hell (for some). 4. Love can be messy. 5. Mega pint wine. “
Musk and Hard dating for a short time after parting ways with Depp in 2016. They separated in 2017 and briefly came back together in 2018.
After six weeks of ruthless and often painful testimony, Judge Penny Azcaret sent to the judges at 2:57 a.m. Friday,
The jury negotiated for two hours and went home on a long weekend without a verdict. It will reconvene at 9 a.m. on Tuesday and they are expected to deliver a verdict next week.
Depp, 58, sued Hard for 2018 50 million for his 2018 Washington Post article in which he wrote about facing “the wrath of our culture” as a “public figure representing domestic violence.” He said although the piece did not make his name, it tarnished his reputation and cost him eight figures on potential earnings.
Heard fired back with a 100 100 million countersuit, arguing that the 2020 statement that he falsified his domestic abuse claim made by Depp’s lawyer, Adam Waldman, had ruined his career and made his life a living hell.