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Amber Heard is reportedly “in talks” to write a tell-all book following her court defeat earlier this month against ex-husband Johnny Depp in their multimillion-dollar libel suit.
The 36-year-old actress is “really excited” about the potential new job, as sources told OK! Heard magazine has “nothing to lose” now that proceedings have been completed in the high-profile dispute.
Depp was awarded $10.35million in damages after a jury found Heard defamed Depp on all counts following a nearly seven-week trial in Virginia amid allegations of domestic violence and sexual assault. Heard lost the defamation case, but was awarded $2 million in her countersuit after jurors found that Depp defamed her through her attorney.
Asked about the possible “revenge” tome, Heard’s rep told Fox News Digital, “We have no comment to share on that.”
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An insider told the publication, “Amber considers her career in Hollywood to be over. She’s already in talks and is thrilled about it. At this point, she has nothing to lose and wants to say it all.”
Potential lawsuits could arise if Heard decides to write anything, author and attorney Dror Bikel told the magazine.
“Depp and his lawyers will read and listen to everything Heard says,” Bikel said. “If she crosses the line, which is likely, there is no doubt that she will be hit with another libel suit and find herself back in court again.”
Just days ago, Heard was spotted shopping at a TJ Maxx discount retail store in the Hamptons amid a looming $8.3million judgment.
The 36-year-old actress wore blue jeans and a white long-sleeved button-up shirt while indulging in retail therapy with her younger sister, Whitney Henriquez, at the national chain of retailers’ Bridgehampton location, by TMZ. According to the outlet, it’s unclear what the two bought — if anything — at the store.
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As Heard walked the aisles of the East Coast wearing black loafers with her blonde hair tied up in a bun, Depp “passed” the lawsuit and took the stage to perform with Jeff Beck at the Helsinki Blues Festival on Sunday in Finland.
Depp looked comfortable onstage wearing a black vest over a long shirt with sleeves rolled up above his elbows to show off his tattoos as he played guitar.
He will soon release a joint album with his musical partner, Beck, because the actor “not even talking about the lawsuit anymore” and “just wants to get his career back”.
“The trial was necessary, but he’s glad it’s over,” a source told People. “Although he is relieved by the jury’s verdict, he is not happy about it.”
Heard said during a recent interview with Savannah Guthrie on “Dateline” that she was “terrified” that Depp would find a way to sue her again.
“I guess that’s what a defamation suit is supposed to do, it’s supposed to take your voice,” she said.
The Star of “Pirates of the Caribbean” originally demanded a $50 million payout over a 2018 Washington Post op-ed she wrote that did not name him specifically, but discussed her experiences of domestic violence at the hands of a former partner. Heard against sued for $100 million in damages.
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Last week, Heard denied being “cut” from “Aquaman 2” and called the revamped claims “slightly crazy” after reports surfaced that she had exited the Warner Bros. film. after the trial.
“The rumor mill continues as it has since day one – inaccurate, insensitive and slightly insane,” Heard’s rep told Fox News Digital.
Heard portrayed Mera in the film, working alongside Jason Momoa, Dolph Lundgren, Nicole Kidman, and Willem Dafoe. The second movie, “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom” should be released in 2023.
She announced on Instagram in July 2021 that she had secretly welcomed a baby girl named Oonagh Paige Heard via surrogate, and said she would be both “mother and father” to her daughter.
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Fox News’ Larry Fink contributed to this report.