Skip to main contentSkip to footer

Amber Heard officially files to appeal Johnny Depp case

Documents were filed on Thursday

amber heard defemation
Rebecca Lewis
Rebecca LewisReporterLos Angeles
Share this:

Amber Heard has officially filed to appeal her case against Johnny Depp.

MORE: Amber Heard makes shocking claims over Johnny Depp verdict, seeks new trial

"We believe the court made errors that prevented a just and fair verdict consistent with the First Amendment,” a spokesperson for Amber said.

WATCH: Amber Heard says she did not want divorce details to go public

“We are therefore appealing the verdict. While we realize today's filing will ignite the Twitter bonfires, there are steps we need to take to ensure both fairness and justice.”

SEE: Johnny Depp rocks surprising look as he begins new project

MORE: Johnny Depp issues warning to fans following Amber Heard trial

Documents were filed on Thursday in Fairfax County, Virginia. 

Amber had also filed a motion for a new trial alleging that the wrong juror sat in on the case. A judge denied that request.

"The jury listened to the extensive evidence presented during the six-week trial and came to a clear and unanimous verdict that the defendant herself defamed Mr. Depp in multiple instances. We remain confident in our case and that this verdict will stand," reps for Johnny told HELLO!

Read more HELLO! US stories here

Like this story? Sign up to our HELLO! newsletters to get other stories like this delivered straight to your inbox.