The defamation trial that faced the actors for weeks Johnny Depp Y Amber Heard It was, without a doubt, one of the events that has given the most headlines to the media this year. There are numerous personalities who wanted to comment on the case, but not everyone wanted to comment on it. An example of this is the silence that the artist’s daughter, Lily-Rose Depp, maintained during almost the entire process. The 23-year-old girl had previously defended her father, but during the trial she did not speak out.

Many were those who questioned why the daughter of the Pirates of the Caribbean actor had not come forward to make statements during the six weeks that the defamation trial against Heard lasted. The followers of the litigation and the international press expected to know the position of the young actress, who a few years ago already defended the actor, together with her mother, the actress Vanessa Paradis. Both assured then that Depp was a caring man and that he was not violent. “My dad is the sweetest and most loving person I know, he has been nothing but a wonderful father to my little brother and to me, and to everyone. Everyone who knows him would say the same about him,” he wrote on his networks then , although he later deleted it.

Lily-Rose Depp with Johnny Depp and Amber Heard

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The fact that she did not speak about the hard time her father was going through during the trial, puzzled a part of the opinion, since the interpreter moves in the Hollywood environment and is a public person. For this reason, in her last interview with the magazine elle he wanted to speak The young woman has attended the medium on the occasion of the premiere of her new project, the series the idol from HBO. Before the medium he has expressed the reason why he did not want to offer any type of statement.

“When something so private and so personal suddenly isn’t so much anymore… I think I have the right to protect my private plot of opinion,” he explained. “I also believe that I’m not here to vouch for anyone, and I feel like for much of my career, people have wanted to define me by the men in my life, whether it’s my family members or my boyfriends, whatever. And now I’m ready really so that they define me by the things that I put out there”, expressed the young woman, justifying her silence.

Lily-Rose Depp with Johnny Depp

Lily-Rose Depp with Johnny Depp


The young woman affirms that taking care of her personal life is essential to live more calmly, especially since she has been famous since she was young. “I know my childhood was not like everyone else’s, and it’s a very particular thing to deal with, but it’s also the only thing I know. My parents protected me and my brother as much as possible They have raised me in a way that has taught me that privacy is something that is very important to protect,” he told elle.

Despite his silence, Lily Rose, 23, and Jack, her 20-year-old brother, were with the actor in a symbolic way during the long and media-produced trial. the star of fantastic animals She was wearing a bracelet-charm with their names and that of Betty Sue, the actor’s late mother. It should be remembered that at the beginning of June, the jury ruled that Amber Heard defamed Johnny Depp in her column The Washington Post in which he presented himself as a victim of domestic abuse, for which he would have to be compensated with 15 million dollars. On the other hand, it was also determined that she was defamed, but by a former attorney for the actor and only on one of the three occasions included in her counterclaim. For this, she should receive compensation of 2 million dollars.

Lily-Rose, daughter of Johnny Depp, talks about her silence during the trial against Amber Heard