Actor Johnny Depp spotted at Newcastle pub on night he wins defamation case against ex Amber Heard
Hollywood actor Johnny Depp was spotted at a pub in Newcastle as the world tuned into the verdict in the high profile defamation case against his former wife Amber Heard.
A video, captured by Darren Williams (@DazWilliams) and posted on Twitter, showed Depp leaving The Bridge Tavern, on Newcastle's Quayside, on Wednesday 1 June.
The Pirates of the Caribbean actor is rumoured to be in the city ahead of an appearance on stage with guitarist Jeff Beck at The Sage Gateshead on Thursday.
Video by Darren Williams (@DazWilliams)
North Shields's own star Sam Fender later posted on Instagram that he had been with the A-lister at the pub.
In a photo on his Instagram stories, the Seventeen Going Under singer can be seen around a table having a drink with Depp and Jeff Beck.
He captioned the picture with: "Some serious heroes."
His visit to the region came on the same evening he learnt he had won his multi-million dollar US lawsuit against his former wife Amber Heard.
A jury ruled her 2018 article in the Washington Post was defamatory and found Depp should be awarded $15 million in damages.
The jury also found in favour of fellow actor Heard, who said she was defamed by Depp’s lawyer when he called her abuse allegations a hoax.
She was awarded $2 million in damages.
So far this week, he has been spotted on stage with Jeff Beck in London and also in Sheffield.
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