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Johnny Depp has 'moved on' from Amber Heard dramas

A source told People Magazine: "In the last year, he's been able to touch all these different parts of his life that he hadn't been able to do that much before because he was so busy dealing with the matters tied to the Heard trial.

"It's nice for him to be an artist first and foremost."

Depp recently explained that he's consciously distanced himself from Hollywood over recent months, following his legal battles.

Johnny Depp: Don't judge me over abuse case

Last year a US jury found that Heard had defamed the Pirates of the Caribbean star in an article in which she called herself a victim of abuse.

It came after a UK court ruled that an earlier article, which described him as a wife beater, was accurate.

Depp spoke to the BBC as he appeared at the Cannes Film Festival.

His role as Louis XV in the French language film Jeanne du Barry, which opened the prestigious French film festival, is widely seen as his big comeback.

Amber Heard settles defamation case against Johnny Depp

Heard, 36, wrote on Instagram that she had made the "difficult" choice to settle, adding the decision was "not an act of concession".

She and Depp, 59, faced off in court earlier this year, where jurors heard intimate details of their relationship.

A jury then found Heard had defamed Depp in an article in which she said she was a victim of abuse.

The terms of the settlement were not immediately clear.

The BBC has reached out to Depp's legal team for comment.

Johnny Depp warns fans as fake social media accounts pretending to be actor circulate online

In a note shared to his official Instagram account hours ago, the Pirates of the Caribbean star told his 25 million followers to "remain cautious" after explaining there were numerous bogus social media accounts made in his name.

Johnny Depp wins libel case against ex-wife, Amber Heard

The jury has awarded Johnny Depp $15m (£12m) in damages.

Amber Heard has also won part of her libel case against Johnny Depp over articles in the Daily Mail, in which Johnny Depp’s former lawyer described her claims of domestic abuse as a hoax.

The jury has awarded Amber Heard $2m in damages.

The seven-person jury deliberated for 12 hours after being sent out to consider their verdicts on Friday.

The verdict was met with screams outside the court and chants of "Johnny, Johnny, Johnny".


Johnny Depp: Sheffield music fans shocked by star's surprise appearance

Mr Depp joined guitarist Jeff Beck's European tour to play guitar and sing at Sheffield City Hall on Sunday night.

Shocked music fans shared the news on social media.

Mr Beck's website said: "The musical soulmates have been working behind-the-scenes for the past several years on new music."

A jury started its deliberations on Friday following a six-week trial in Virginia involving Mr Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard.

Johnny Depp v Amber Heard: Actor says he never hit a woman

The lawsuit is over an opinion piece Ms Heard wrote for the Washington Post in which she called herself a victim of domestic violence. He denies any abuse.

Ms Heard has sued back, with a $100m counterclaim against Mr Depp.

The closely watched civil trial, which is taking place in Virginia, is now in its second week.

Ms Heard's team has portrayed Mr Depp as an abusive partner prone to drug and alcohol binges.

Mr Depp's team has presented Ms Heard's claims of domestic violence as a "hoax" and a calculated strategy to ruin his reputation.

Johnny Depp lawyers say Amber Heard giving 'performance of her life'

The case was brought after an article by Heard in which she claimed to be a victim of domestic abuse.

But Ms Heard's team argued Mr Depp brought her to court simply to "destroy her".

Mr Depp, 58, has denied any abuse and has sued his ex-wife for $50m (£38m).

Ms Heard has in turn, sued him, with a $100m counterclaim.

Hordes of fans have already gathered outside the Virginia court for the trial, expected to last up to seven weeks.

Johnny Depp's film festival awards insulting, domestic abuse charities say

Depp, who lost a libel case last year over an article that called him a "wife beater", will be feted at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival later this month.

The US actor and director is also due to receive the San Sebastian Film Festival's Donostia award in September.

The Women's Aid Federation said this was disrespectful to abuse survivors.

Solace Women's Aid, another charity that is one of its member organisations, said such awards were "misleading" and "insulting".

Johnny Depp planning to sell $75 million French village

According to Top Ten Real Estate Deals, Depp is likely to put the village up for sale at $US55.5 million ($NZ75.745 m).

Depp tried unsuccessfully to sell the village in 2015 and 2016 at various prices from $NZ36.8 million to $NZ86 million.

In 2001 at the height of his Pirates of the Caribbean films franchise, Depp bought the abandoned, 19th-century Provençal village located only 27 kilometres from the celebrity hot spot of Saint-Tropez.