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Jason Momoa Fought To Preserve Amber Heard’s ‘Aquaman 2’ Position – Hollywood Life

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Even after she was sued by Johnny Depp for defamation, Amber Heard had help from a few of her Hollywood friends. In new testimony from Might 23, leisure business advisor Kathryn Arnold claimed the one purpose Amber, 36, stored her function of Mera in Aquaman 2 was as a result of she had the help of star Jason Momoa, 42, and the movie’s director James Wan. In response to Kathryn, the 2 had been “adamant” about holding her within the movie, in response to the New York Submit.

“It was that second the place not solely was she a superb actor, however she was now world-renowned as a result of she was in probably the most profitable movie … for DC Comics,” Kathryn stated to the Fairfax, Va. courtroom, talking about how huge of a profession transfer enjoying Mera was for Amber. “It was simply this extraordinary second for her, for her profession to take off.” As a substitute, Kathryn insisted Amber’s profession fell flat as soon as Johnny, 58, sued her for defamation following her 2018 op-ed for the Washington Submit wherein she spoke about being a survivor of home abuse. Whereas she didn’t identify Johnny in her piece, it was believed to be about him, contemplating the couple had just lately cut up on the time.

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Jason Momoa got here to Amber Heard’s protection to maintain her in ‘Aquaman 2’, in response to new testimony (Picture: Shutterstock)


Kathryn went on to say that Amber misplaced between $45 and $50 million in future initiatives and endorsement offers as soon as Johnny sued her. She additionally stated Amber is now haunted on social media by her involvement with the Edward Scissorhands actor, noting that “each time she seems wherever, the social media negativity marketing campaign begins up once more.

Per week earlier on Might 17, Amber shared the same sentiment. “I needed to battle actually arduous to maintain my profession after I acquired my [restraining order against Depp],” she testified on Might 17, per Self-importance Honest. “I misplaced alternatives. I acquired dropped from jobs and campaigns. I fought to maintain my job and the most important film alternative I needed to date [with] Justice League with the choice to [star in] Aquaman. I needed to battle actually arduous to remain in Justice League as a result of that was the time of the divorce.”

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Jason Momoa and Amber Heard in ‘Aquaman’ (Picture: Everett)

After explaining how Amber’s profession was negatively affected following the lawsuit, Kathryn identified a few of Johnny’s alleged flaws. “Effectively, we’ve talked concerning the erratic conduct, the tardiness, the medicine, and alcohol abuse,” she stated of the actor, including that she believes it’s an “unlucky downside … for the business to proceed to work with him although all that is out within the public.”

On the flip facet, Johnny’s group stated the lawsuit has negatively affected him as effectively. For example, Johnny’s expertise supervisor Jack Whigham stated he was axed from the enduring Pirates of the Caribbean franchise following Amber’s article. He was set to earn $22 million from the sixth installment of the favored movie sequence.

Johhny’s defamation lawsuit in opposition to Amber, which he formally filed in 2019, is for $50 million. Amber is countersuing Johhny for $100 million in damages. Johnny misplaced a defamation case in 2020 in opposition to the British newspaper, The Solar, which concerned quotes from Amber’s Washington Submit article.


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