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Johnny Depp Sues U.K. Tabloid for Defamation Over Story Slamming Him and J.K. Rowling

Johnny Depp Sues U.K. Tabloid for Defamation Over Story Slamming Him and J.K. Rowling

Johnny Depp is suing a British tabloid for libel over a story calling the actor a “wife-beater,” and criticizing Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling for standing by him.

On Friday, the Pirates of the Caribbean star filed suit in the U.K. against the The Sun through its publishing company, News Group Newspapers Limited, as well as columnist Dan Wootton, who authored the post, titled How can J.K. Rowling be ‘genuinely happy’ casting wife-beater Johnny Depp in the new Fantastic Beasts film?, according to court documents obtained by People.

The article appeared in print on April 28, 2018 and was posted

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