Why L’Oréal is standing by Amber Heard

By Becky Bargh 15-Jun-2022

L’Oréal was quick to terminate contracts with Munroe Bergdorf and Amena Khan over racial comments – so why does the French beauty giant think Johnny Depp’s ex-wife is worth it?

Amber Heard for L'Oréal Paris

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s defamation lawsuit has become one of the most high-profile celebrity lawsuit cases since the OJ Simpson trial.

The world watched as intimate details of the former couple’s private life were laid bare for intense scrutiny.

Following six weeks of testimony, where viewers were taken through plot twists that would envy soap opera writers, the jury swung in Depp’s favour, confirming that Heard had defamed Depp in an op-ed she wrote for The Washington Post in 2018.

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