Amber Heard Talked About The Role Social Media Played In The Johnny Depp Trial In Her First Posttrial Interview

    "You cannot tell me that you think this has been fair."

    Earlier this month, the Amber HeardJohnny Depp defamation trial came to a close, with the jury deciding to award Johnny Depp $15 million in damages because of a Washington Post op-ed that Amber wrote in 2018.

    Amber recently sat down for her first posttrial interview with NBC News, which will be airing portions of the interview throughout this week.

    Close-up of Amber

    In the first preview clip released, Amber talks about why she doesn't blame the jury for their decision and how she believes social media affected the verdict.

    Profile of Amber in court

    "Even somebody who is sure I’m deserving of all this hate and vitriol, even if you think that I’m lying, you still couldn’t tell me — look me in the eye and tell me — that you think on social media there’s been a fair representation," she told Savannah Guthrie.

    Close-up of Amber

    "You cannot tell me that you think that this has been fair."

    Amber at court

    Amber also told Savannah that she "actually [understands]" the jury's verdict and doesn't blame them for the decision they came to.

    Amber in court

    "He's a beloved character and people feel they know him," she reasoned. "He's a fantastic actor."

    Amber in court

    She also said, about being judged in the court of public opinion, “I don’t care what one thinks about me or what judgments you want to make about what happened in the privacy of my own home, in my marriage, behind closed doors.”

    Amber in court

    She continued, “I don’t presume the average person should know these things. And so I don’t take it personally.”

    Profile view of Amber in court

    Read more about the Depp v. Heard verdict and its implications here.

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