American actor Johnny Depp will donate $1 million (about $4.86 million) to charity after winning a defamation case against ex-wife Amber Heard. The list of organizations includes the Make-A-Film Foundation, The Painted Turtle, Red Feather, the Tetiaroa Society, and the Amazonia Fund Alliance.
An Amazon representative told TMZ that the money will be transferred to the National Federation of Associations, Centers and Clubs in Brazil, which will fund various projects. This organization works to help preserve the Amazon ecosystem.
“Our main objective is to create a meaningful alliance to bring together people from all over the world concerned with the Amazon rainforest and its indigenous populations, while creating direct links between donors and villages”, the alliance’s description of the work done in the Amazon .
The amount will be split equally among the beneficiary NGOs, each of whom will receive a total of US$200,000 (approximately R$960,000).
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remember the case
Actor Johnny Depp and his ex-wife, actress Amber Heard, were convicted of defamation and must pay restitution to each other, according to a court ruling in Fairfax County in the state of Virginia in the United States. The sentencing took place in early June after a trial that began on 11 April.
The seven-member jury met in recent days and found both guilty. However, Amber Heard would have to pay more compensation: US$15 million – compared to US$2 million for Depp.
The case was brought to justice by Johnny Depp after Johnny Depp signed an article in the Washington Post newspaper in 2018.
In court, Depp sought US$50 million in damages – and damages, double that amount.