Amber Heard settles defamation case with Johnny Depp

Amber Heard has announced that it has settled a defamation lawsuit against Johnny Depp.

The Surprise Move

The surprise move comes just weeks after the actress' attorneys formally appealed a June ruling awarded more than $10 million to

The Pirates of the Caribbean

the Pirates of the Caribbean star by a jury in Virginia.

Difficult Decision

Heard He said on Monday that he had "made a very difficult decision" to settle "after much consideration".

US Justice System

The actress lashed out at the U.S. justice system in her lengthy statement,

Six-Week Trial

saying she "never again" experienced the kind of humiliation she endured during her six-week trial.

Defended Truth

She said, "It's important to me to say that I never chose it. I defended my truth,

Social Media

but I knew my life was destroyed in the process." rice field. The slander I faced on social media amplifies how women are victims again when they come forward.

Opportunity

Now, I finally have the opportunity to be free of what I tried to leave over six years ago.

Yahoo Entertainment

According to TMZ, Depp has not publicly commented on the reported $1 million settlement.Reps for the actor did not respond to Yahoo Entertainment's request for comment.

No Concession

Hurd, 36, said her statement was "no concessions" and "no limits or gags on my voice moving forward."