Rich represented Depp in his 2020 UK libel lawsuit towards The Sun, however was not concerned in the Amber Heard defamation proceedings. In May 2022, the couple were embroiled in a defamation lawsuit introduced forth by Depp in opposition to Heard for $50 million. Depp’s tryst with actress Ellen Barkin started in 1994 whereas she was separated from her then-husband, Irish actor Gabriel Byrne. They dated briefly within the public eye earlier than things fizzled, only to begin out up a non-exclusive relationship in 1998 whereas filming “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” together.
Amber also provided detailed accounts of the abuse as he as soon as hit her so onerous that she was left with a bloody lip. In response to this, Johnny filed a $50 million (Rs 347 crore) defamation case in opposition to her and has presented evidence that he was on the receiving finish of the abuse. Johnny Depp is dating Joelle Rich, an lawyer who represented him in his UK libel trial in opposition to the Sun, Page Six can affirm.