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In an job interview with ITV News Tyne Tees, released Thursday, Lauren Whittington recalled Depp, 58, going to the Bridge Tavern in Newcastle, England, on Wednesday, the place she is the typical manager.
“None of us could consider it,” Whittington instructed the outlet, incorporating that the Pirates of the Caribbean actor “went unnoticed for probably an hour before anybody realized it was him and Jeff Beck just [sitting] taking in fish and chips collectively in the corner.”
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According to Whittington, Depp “observed I am pregnant and was inquiring me how extended I have remaining” for the duration of his pay a visit to to the pub Wednesday.
“Then he was giving me some assistance on [diapers], deficiency of sleep and the to start with handful of weeks of parenthood, saying it’s going to be the finest reward I at any time acquire and I is not going to know adore like it till I look into her eyes for the initially time,” she mentioned.
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“He was also chatting about his youngsters, who are developed up now, and how magical becoming a parent is,” she extra.
Whittington explained to the outlet that Depp “still left about an hour ahead of the verdict” was browse in court from Fairfax, Virginia. (He won all three defamation claims when it came to Heard’s 2018 op-ed about coming forward with domestic-abuse promises, despite the fact that she did not point out Depp by identify in the write-up.)
“[He] claimed he experienced a Zoom get in touch with about [the verdict], so we wished him luck and thanked him for becoming so type, and he thanked us for owning him,” Whittington reported.
The jury’s verdict was disclosed Wednesday afternoon in Fairfax, concluding Depp and Heard’s explosive six-7 days demo, which was televised live.
In advance of the verdict, a spokesperson for Depp verified to People that he would not be in the courtroom in individual “due to beforehand scheduled perform commitments manufactured ahead of the demo.” The actor has been accomplishing onstage with Beck, 77, abroad since Sunday.
Depp was awarded $15 million in damages following the verdict, but Read will only have to fork out $10.35 million due to a Virginia legislation capping punitive damages (the decide minimized the quantity).
The jurors sided with Read, 36, on just one of her 3 countersuit claims of defamation, awarding her $2 million in damages.
Following the verdict, Depp reported in a statement that the “jury gave me my existence again,” introducing in aspect, “I hope that my quest to have the real truth be explained to will have aided many others, guys or women, who have observed by themselves in my circumstance, and that individuals supporting them never ever give up.”
Meanwhile Listened to explained in a statement, “The disappointment I feel now is beyond phrases. I’m heartbroken that the mountain of proof even now was not sufficient to stand up to the disproportionate energy, affect and sway of my ex-spouse.”
“I am even extra unhappy with what this verdict usually means for other girls. It is a setback,” she included.