Petition to remove Amber Heard from Aquaman 2 reaches 4.4 million

Petition to remove Amber Heard from Aquaman 2 hits 4.4 million just short of target as jury in Johnny Depp libel trial continues to deliberate

  • Petition Demands Warner Bros Remove Amber Heard From Aquaman 2
  • So far, more than 4.4 million people have signed up, just short of the 4.5 million goal.
  • The jury deliberating on the defamation lawsuits is scheduled to resume deliberations today.

A petition asking DC Warner Bros down amber heard of Queen Mera’s role in Aqaman 2 has surpassed 4.4 million signatures as a juror in the successful libel trial with her ex Johnny Depp continue with your deliberations.

The petition alleges that Heard has been “exposed as a domestic abuser by Johnny Depp” during his multi-million dollar court battle.

So far, more than 4.4 million people have signed the petition, which is just short of the goal of 4.5 million signatures.

If the petition reaches 4.5 million signatures, it will become one of the ‘top signatures on Change.org’.

It comes as the jury deliberating Depp and Heard’s libel claims is set to resume its deliberations today after failing to reach a resolution in the widely-viewed six-week trial on Tuesday.

A petition for DC Warner Bros to remove Amber Heard (pictured leaving court on Friday) from the role of Queen Mera in Aqaman 2 has surpassed 4.4 million signatures as the jury in the libel trial with her ex Johnny Depp continues his deliberations.

A petition for DC Warner Bros to remove Amber Heard (pictured leaving court on Friday) from the role of Queen Mera in Aqaman 2 has surpassed 4.4 million signatures as the jury in the libel trial with her ex Johnny Depp continues his deliberations.

So far, more than 4.4 million people have signed the petition, which is just short of the goal of 4.5 million signatures.

So far, more than 4.4 million people have signed the petition, which is just short of the goal of 4.5 million signatures.

Amber Heard as Princess Mera in the first Aquaman movie in 2018

Amber Heard as Princess Mera in the first Aquaman movie in 2018

The seven-person civilian jury heard closing arguments Friday and deliberated for about two hours before leaving for the long Memorial Day weekend. Jurors then deliberated another seven hours on Tuesday.

They are scheduled to resume deliberations Wednesday in Fairfax County Circuit Court.

Depp is suing Heard for $50 million, accusing her of slandering him with a 2018 op-ed she wrote describing herself as “a public figure representing domestic abuse.” Heard filed a $100 million countersuit against the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star after her attorney called her allegations a hoax. Each accuses the other of destroying her career.

Testimony during the six-week trial presented a litany of lurid details from their brief marriage. Heard testified that Depp physically or sexually assaulted her more than a dozen times.

During his testimony, Depp testified that he never hit Heard, that she made up the abuse allegations and that she was the one who physically attacked him multiple times.

During closing arguments, both sides told the jury that a verdict in their favor would bring their clients back to life.

On Tuesday, Depp’s lawyers asked Judge Penney Azcarate to instruct the jury to ignore a part of the closing argument presented by Heard’s lawyer.

Actor Johnny Depp waves to fans as he leaves the Fairfax County Circuit Courthouse Friday after closing arguments.

Actor Johnny Depp waves to fans as he leaves the Fairfax County Circuit Courthouse Friday after closing arguments.

In their written motion, Depp’s lawyers said Heard’s lawyer told the jury that his decision in the case would send a message to “all victims of domestic abuse everywhere.” Heard’s attorney, Benjamin Rottenborn, told the jury that a ruling against Heard “sends a message that no matter what you do as an abuse victim, you always have to do more.”

‘No matter how honest you are about your own imperfections and your own shortcomings in a relationship, you have to be perfect for people to believe you. Don’t send that message,’ Rottenborn said.

Depp’s lawyers argued that Rottenborn’s argument improperly asked the jury to focus on a broader societal goal than the case they are being asked to decide.

“Such an argument by Ms. Heard’s attorney improperly invites the jury to decide the case ‘on the basis of passion and prejudice’ and specific jury instruction is necessary to cure this impropriety,” Depp’s lawyers argued.

The judge told Depp’s lawyers in court that she would not consider the motion because the case is now before the jury.

A Heard public relations firm did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the motion.

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