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Constance Hall lashes out over ‘degrading’ detail in the explosive Amber Heard and Johnny Depp trial

Controversial mummy blogger Constance Hall lashes out over one ‘degrading’ detail in the explosive Amber Heard and Johnny Depp trial

  • Constance Hall, 38, has offered her opinion on the Heard and Depp trial
  • The mother-of-seven weighed in on the defamation trial on May 9
  • She has criticised the public for victimising Johnny Depp throughout the trial
  • It shows that women won’t have their abuse claims taken seriously, she said 

A controversial mummy blogger has opened up about the ‘damage’ the Amber Heard and Johnny Depp is doing for victims of abuse as the ex celebrity couple fight a war of words that is playing out on social media around the world.

Mother-of-seven Constance Hall, 38, decided to weigh in on the high profile trial on May 9, which started when Depp sued ex-wife Amber Heard for $70million over an article she wrote in The Washington Post in 2018 claiming to be a victim of abuse.

The article never mentioned Depp by name, but his lawyer told jurors it was clear Heard was referencing him. The couple’s divorce was finalised in 2017 after less than two years of marriage.

Depp, once among Hollywood’s biggest stars, said Heard’s allegations cost him ‘everything.’ A new ‘Pirates’ movie was put on hold, and Depp was replaced in the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ film franchise, a ‘Harry Potter’ spinoff.

Mother-of-seven Constance Hall, 38, decided to weigh in on the high profile trial on May 9, which started when Depp sued ex-wife Amber Heard for $70million over an article she wrote in The Washington Post in 2018 claiming to be a victim of abuse

Heard’s attorneys have argued that she told the truth and that her opinion was protected free speech under the US Constitution’s First Amendment.

On Monday Constance, who lives in Western Australia, wrote a lengthy caption that she claimed would be the ‘only piece’ she would write on the matter, which is due to play out in court until the end of May.

Social media and the press, she claimed, have demonised Heard throughout the trial and glorified Depp, making it extremely difficult for future alleged abuse victims to come forward.

‘Every single negative comment written about Amber Heard’s testimony is another nail in the coffin of a woman who was just about to speak up, who was just about to expose the truth, who was just about to leave,’ she said.

‘Those comments serve as nothing more then an example of what could happen to her, how she could be humiliated, laughed at, accused of lying.’

Social media and the press, she claimed, have demonised Heard throughout the trial and glorified Depp, making it extremely difficult for future alleged abuse victims to come forward

'Every single negative comment written about Amber Heard's testimony is another nail in the coffin of a woman who was just about to speak up, who was just about to expose the truth, who was just about to leave,' she said

Social media and the press, she claimed, have demonised Heard throughout the trial and glorified Depp, making it extremely difficult for future alleged abuse victims to come forward

Constance’s younger daughter came across posts on TikTok that were ‘degrading’ Heard, a stark reminder that children are being shown the complicated narrative too. 

‘All I could do was remind her that women attacking women is not the cause of the problem, it’s a symptom of it. The problem is female disadvantage, the problem is the advantages that supporting the empowered members of society offers everyone,’ she said.

‘This is no longer about Amber Heard and Jonny Depp, this was our chance to show woman everywhere how far we as a society have come in taking their allegations of abuse seriously.

‘This was our chance to save lives. And we have failed.’

Constance's younger daughter came across posts on TikTok that were 'degrading' Heard, a stark reminder that children are being shown the complicated narrative too

Constance’s younger daughter came across posts on TikTok that were ‘degrading’ Heard, a stark reminder that children are being shown the complicated narrative too

Constance admitted to being ‘scared’ of what effect the trial would have on a larger scale, arguing that Heard isn’t immune from alleged domestic abuse just because she’s a famous actress. 

A state court judge in Virginia’s Fairfax County, outside the nation’s capital, is overseeing the trial, which is expected to last until late May.

Less than two years ago, Depp lost a libel case against the Sun, a British tabloid that labeled him a ‘wife beater.’ A London High Court judge ruled he had repeatedly assaulted Heard.

Depp’s lawyers have said they filed the US case in Fairfax County because the Washington Post is printed there. The newspaper is not a defendant.

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