Actress Amber Heard spotted vacationing in Tel Aviv – Australian Jewish News

Actress Amber Heard was spotted vacationing in Tel Aviv just weeks after her explosive defamation trial against ex-husband Johnny Depp ended.

She was first seen eating with her friend, journalist and pro-Israel activist Eve Barlow, in a cafe south of Tel Aviv last Monday. The actress was later photographed around Tel Aviv by paparazzi pushing her daughter into a stroller.

After the media onslaught during the highly publicized trial around the world, Heard was said to want to keep a low profile during her visit to the Jewish State.

On Saturday, Halper’s Bookstore, a second-hand bookstore in Tel Aviv, released a photo of Heard during her visit to the store last Tuesday.

“Say what you want to say about Amber Heard (and what I knew about her was also negatively affected by the media) with her toddler girl last Tuesday. A modest, courteous, friendly, inquisitive and unassuming customer with a strong literary taste,” said shopkeeper JC Halper. wrote on Facebook.

Halper added that Heard was wearing a gold Jewish star necklace, saying, “As an Israeli, I am overwhelmed by the fact that she comes here and mixes with people in the shops, in cafes, on the streets, and is generous.” I can only admire you and help small businesses like mine.”

A bookstore owner said Heard signed a guestbook with “a book of serious poetry. Philosophy too,” and wrote, “What can you find in such a beautiful place?”

Depp sued Heard for defamation over December 2018 op-ed she wrote Washington Post He describes himself as “a public figure representing domestic abuse.” Depp’s attorney claimed he was defamed by the article, even though his name was not mentioned. Allegedly defaming her by publicly characterizing it.

On June 2, a jury ordered Heard to pay Depp $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages. Punitive damages were reduced to $350,000 for him under state caps. A jury awarded her $2 million to Heard for her counterclaim.

A high-profile televised lawsuit turned into a spectacle offering a window into a bad marriage. It included a slew of followers, analyzing everything from the actors’ mannerisms to the symbolism of what they wore.

Age of Israel
AP contributed to this report.

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Actress Amber Heard spotted vacationing in Tel Aviv – Australian Jewish News

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