Amber Heard interview: Actor tells Savannah Guthrie on Today Show ‘I did the right thing’ and talks about Johnny Depp’s feelings after the trial

Amber Heard Admits She And Depp Might Look Like A ‘Hollywood Sausage’

Amber Heard gave her first interview since losing her multi-million dollar defamation fight against ex-husband Johnny Depp.

After I sat down with NBC’s Savannah Guthrie last week, clips were previewed on today Showing with the full interview scheduled for 8PM ET on June 17th.

Heard says she will stand by her testimony at trial “until the day I die,” but as the trial begins on social media, she believes even a well-meaning juror would have found it hard to avoid.

Describing the trial as “humiliating” and that she felt “less than human,” Heard admits she did not feel confident before the verdict but maintains that she “spoke the truth to the authority” and paid the price. She admits that she and Depp looked like a pampered “Hollywood sausage” to the average person, but she maintains that her case is about freedom of speech.

Guthrie Heard has challenged her own actions in the relationship and has admitted doing and saying “horrific and unfortunate things” but said she “always tells the truth”.

Depp sued Heard for $50 million for suggesting he had offended her in a Washington Post op-ed. She filed a $100 million counter-suit, accusing him of launching a “slander campaign” against her.

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Why is Heard speaking out now

A spokesperson for Heard responded to the news of her first TV interview in a statement independent:

Johnny Depp’s legal team covered the media for several days after ruling with numerous statements and interviews on television, as did Depp himself on social media.

“Miss. Heard simply intended to respond forcefully to what they had done last week; she did so by expressing her thoughts and feelings, many of which she was not allowed to do in the witness stand.”

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Looking to the future, Ms Heard said she is looking forward to being a full-time mother without having to juggle calls with lawyers.

When asked how she might want or be forced to tell her daughter one day what she went through and what she would say, Ms. Heard replied, “I think, no matter what that means. I did the right thing to stand up for myself and the truth.”

Oliver O’ConnellJune 15 2022 12:58

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Heard says she’s afraid Johnny Depp will sue her again

Amber Heard fears Johnny Depp will take further legal action against her, NBC’s Savannah Guthrie told.

“I’m afraid that no matter what I do, no matter what I say or how I say it, it will provide another opportunity for silencing,” she said.

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In an awkward back-and-forth situation, Ms. Guthrie challenges Ms. Heard about pledging to donate $7 million to charities from her divorce settlement that never happened and whether it undermines her credibility with the jury.

Ms. Heard says this was one example of Depp’s team questioning her character as a human being and her credibility and calling her a lawyer.

Ms. Guthrie points out that this was the trial and it was a credibility contest.

Double the actress says she shouldn’t have said she would donate the money in an effort to believe her, to which Ms. Guthrie responded that she shouldn’t have done so but she did.

Ms. Heard says she still intends to honor the pledge to the ACLU and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

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Amber Heard told Savannah Guthrie that six years after their divorce and after all the legal turmoil, she still loves Johnny Depp.

“I love him. I loved him with all my heart. I did my best to make a very broken relationship work, and I just couldn’t.”

“I have absolutely no ill feelings or bad intentions towards him,” she adds. “I know it can be hard to understand, or it can be really easy to understand if you’ve ever loved anyone before, it should be easy.”

Oliver O’ConnellJune 15 2022 12:44

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Amber Heard denies providing information on TMZ about when she will go to court to get a temporary restraining order.

Ms. Guthrie also asks her how many specific instances of abuse she has testified about and Depp’s team responded by posting pictures of her after the alleged incidents without bruises or marks in public.

Ms Heard says that if it had bruises it was said to be a fake, and if not it was said to have not.

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Amber Heard says she fears further defamation proceedings from Johnny Depp and is nervous about what she can say to move forward after the trial.

“No matter what I say, or how I say it — every move I make will present another opportunity for this kind of silencing, which I think a defamation lawsuit is supposed to do.”

Savannah asks Guthrie why she wrote the editorial.

Ms. Heard says she wasn’t writing about her relationship but was giving her voice to a broader issue and a team of lawyers was reading the article to make sure it didn’t denigrate him.

Oliver O’ConnellJune 15 2022 12:35

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NBC Today Shows More Amber Heard Interview

NBC today The show is airing more of Savannah Guthrie’s interview with Amber Heard this morning.

In a tease at the top of the show, Ms. Heard asserts that she “did the right thing” in the court case and will talk about her plans for the future.

Mrs. Guthrie also asks her about her feelings for Johnny Depp after the trial.

Oliver O’ConnellJune 15 2022 12:14

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Heard insists, “I told the truth to power.”

Amber Heard insists she spoke “truth to power” throughout the high-profile defamation trial against ex-husband Johnny Depp in a recent exclusive interview on NBC. today’s show.

“The First Amendment protects speech… It does not protect lies that amount to defamation,” NBC host Savannah Guthrie told the actress in her first interview since Mr. Depp won a $50 million defamation lawsuit against her. The jury also awarded Ms Heard a partial win for her lens prosthesis, which was decided earlier this month.

“Freedom of speech doesn’t protect you if you go to a crowded theater and shout ‘fire,'” Ms Heard explained in a clip of the interview, which is set to air in full at 8pm ET on Friday 17 June.

“My understanding of what that means is not just freedom of speech, it’s the freedom to speak truth to power,” she added.

Oliver O’ConnellJune 15, 2022 12:00

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Watch: Heard Admits She And Depp Might Look Like A ‘Hollywood Sausage’

Amber Heard Admits She And Depp Might Look Like A ‘Hollywood Sausage’

Oliver O’ConnellJune 15, 2022 11:00

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