The Evening Standard

Johnny Depp’s lawyers say it is time for The Sun to ‘prove what it published’

June 29, 2020


Johnny Depp’s lawyers have told the High Court it is now time for The Sun newspaper to prove what it published in an article at the centre of the actor’s libel claim against the tabloid.

The 57-year-old actor is suing The Sun’s publisher, News Group Newspapers (NGN), and its executive editor Dan Wootton over an April 2018 article which referred to Mr Depp as a “wife beater”