By: Joan Hennessy
FAIRFAX, Va. (CN) — The jury deliberating a high-profile defamation case between divorced Hollywood stars found Wednesday that actress Amber Heard defamed her ex-husband Johnny Depp in an article describing herself as a domestic abuse survivor, but also found his attorney defamed her.
Jurors awarded Depp $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages, which was reduced by the judge to the statutory maximum of $350,000. Depp’s total award came to $10.3 million.
Heard was awarded $2 million in compensatory damages and no punitive damages.
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