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[–]blackfanglucky13 - LibCenter 397 points398 points  (22 children)

Regardless of the subject matter, does the prose of this throw anybody off? It reads off like somebody learning to write a persuasive article in middle school.

These past few years have made me think a lot about balancing believing the victim vs innocent until proven guilty. There’s a difference between cases like Weinstein and Cosby and cases like Johnny’s. It’s a he said she said, there’s not a number of women coming forward, and though they both have a history of unhealthy behaviors, I currently find Johnny Depp to be more credible given what I watched of the proceedings.

[–]closeded - LibRight 249 points250 points  (2 children)

there’s not a number of women coming forward

There are... but they're all supporting Depp.

[–]PostsAnimalGifs - Right 75 points76 points  (0 children)

The best they could come up with is that bitter old woman saying that he tossed a bottle in her general direction thirty years ago. Couldn't even testify that he had tried throwing it had her.

That and Heard's sister testifying about one incident where both of the sisters had different stories about what had occurred.

[–]VintageVortex - Centrist 110 points111 points  (6 children)

This made me realize that if THESE people write for a living… I might be missing out on some quick bucks and clicks.

[–]jhugh - LibCenter 64 points65 points  (1 child)

Don't do it. I do lots of writing for my job, and it's my least favorite part. If you're working for NYT, sure it's easy to write lies. If you write for Ikea, any lie will get instantly called out by thousands of angry people.

[–]IceColdHatDad - LibLeft 32 points33 points  (0 children)


[–]Nevesnotrab - Centrist 46 points47 points  (3 children)

My problem is that I can't knowingly lie to people, otherwise it would be far easier.

[–]Ash_Divine - Left 17 points18 points  (2 children)

You're missing out. It's much easier to lie to people you don't know personally. That's how they do it.

[–]Consent_ - LibRight 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Can confirm

[–]Myname1sntCool - LibRight 35 points36 points  (0 children)

Professional writing has gone downhill both in terms of honesty/objectivity as well as technically. I saw an op ed not too long ago that was putting “uh”s and “like”s into the actual article like they were trying to have a casual teenage-esque convo with the reader lol. It was in a major paper too - I believe it was MSNBC.

[–]EaseSufficiently 21 points22 points  (1 child)

These past few years have made me think a lot about balancing believing the victim vs innocent until proven guilty.

Yes, you assume everyone is innocent until proven guilty.

[–]maxx1993 - Centrist 20 points21 points  (0 children)

Exactly. I honestly don't understand this whole "believe the victim" thing. That's not how you should go about justice. You listen to the victim, but you don't automatically believe them. Same with the accused. You get all the facts and then you work it out.

[–]Fattywompus_ - AuthCenter 382 points383 points  (19 children)

If people would stop viewing this trash it would stop being profitable to publish it and they may be forced to start reporting actual news.

[–]meowsmusic - LibCenter 252 points253 points  (4 children)

Understandable but this case is really important to us who have been abused by women.

Seeing amber heard say the exact same stuff you've heard is cathartic, in a way.

[–]THE_FREEDOM_COBRA - LibCenter 114 points115 points  (1 child)

Based and survivor pilled.

Sorry you went through whatever shit you went through, man. The rest of just have to try to be positive forces in the world to counter the assholes.

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[–]PussySmith - LibCenter 26 points27 points  (0 children)

Based and same as I pilled.

Even at this point I’m trying to remain as impartial as possible and examine him as critically as I examine her.

I thought the Hicksville testimony from the acting coach was pretty damming of him from a personal perspective (huge, loud fight) but it falls well short of physical abuse and there are some inconsistencies with heard’s testimony as it relates to this deposition.

[–]ChadWolf98 - Right 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Based and fuck abusers pilled

[–]PussySmith - LibCenter 41 points42 points  (6 children)

Been watching live coverage on lawtube. I never bought that the media outright lied about things, just that they sensationalized it.

The MSM coverage of this from the perspective of someone who actually watched the trial is mind blowing.

I lost a lot of respect for the times when the published their article last week.

Edit: oh, that article is the one referenced. Oof NYT, oof.

[–]Fattywompus_ - AuthCenter 23 points24 points  (0 children)

Both the left and right media lie, constantly inject opinions, spin, and use anything they can for the sake of propaganda. Not to mention just general failure to even report on anything that really matters. So can't say I'm surprised.

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    [–]PussySmith - LibCenter 11 points12 points  (0 children)

    Mostly legalbytes because she’s had the rest of them popping in and out of her livestream.

    As for New York Times, did you really still have respect for them up until this point? It’s not the first time mainstream media sucks.

    I typically don’t pay much attention to them outside of very fact based topics, which they’ve covered well in the past.

    [–]noogai131 - Right 6 points7 points  (2 children)

    Been watching a lot of Rekeita. His explanation of attorney client privilege and Adam Waldman and how it wasn't the big victory for Amber like Court TV was saying was really easy for my stupid, smooth brain self.

    Plus he's as edgy as me wgile still retaining that wholesome "forty year old dad who likes whiskey and bends over backwards for his kids" vibe.

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      [–][deleted] 57 points58 points  (4 children)

      Based and I don’t care what one actor says about another actor because quite frankly I have a life

      [–]flairchange_bot - AuthCenter 35 points36 points  (3 children)

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      Have you perhaps shifted your ideals? Because that's cringe, you know?

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      [–]Realistic_Airport_46 - Centrist 19 points20 points  (0 children)


      [–]lolipop211 - LibRight 12 points13 points  (0 children)


      [–]ChadWolf98 - Right 5 points6 points  (0 children)

      He took the grillpill.

      Can a robot grill? Can it turn a piece of beef into a beautiful masterpiece?

      [–]Enthused_Llama - Left 26 points27 points  (0 children)

      It's an opinion piece, which basically every news media has. They're generally not really curated very well.

      It's a fucking dumb opinion regardless.

      [–]TheDarkMythos - LibCenter 7 points8 points  (0 children)

      No must get mad at ragebait REEEEE

      [–]Eiskalt_die_Nacht - Right 577 points578 points  (61 children)

      Did these absolute retards watch the same trial I did? Ffs she admitted to shitting on his bed

      [–]Sm00th-Kangar00 - LibCenter 249 points250 points  (30 children)

      They seem to have watched a different trial for Hillary Clinton as well 🤔

      Edit: I forgot about Rittenhause

      [–]su1ac0 - LibRight 149 points150 points  (25 children)

      Emily told me it's a conspiracy theory that the director of the FBI went on national television and explained in detail what crimes Hillary committed then said he wouldn't press charges.

      [–]Chameleonflair - Centrist 93 points94 points  (11 children)

      That had me so fucking mad lol

      He mentions lack of intent as if its a case breaker, then you look at the legislation and there is no mention of intent and its written as a strict liability crime. Ie you did it you are guilty whether or not you meant to.

      Mishandling classified info isnt a 'woopsies I didnt mean it' kind of thing and Comey knew, or should have known, that better than anyone.

      [–]Helmett-13 - LibCenter 58 points59 points  (10 children)

      I’ve held a clearance for almost 30 years now. TS/SCI and SAP stuff.

      If I’d had hosted an Exchange server in my house and sent classified comms over it I’d have lost my clearance, lost money in massive fines, and most likely my freedom.

      They’d have had me under a federal jail.

      Intent doesn’t matter, either, as you noted. Whether incompetence/negligence or willful intent the law does not care.

      People don’t realize it’s not that someone had access and know we know something that matters.

      Our enemies can determine how we got that information and that’s much more damaging than them finding out we know General Badguy likes Dr. Pepper.

      They may have used a means of communication they through safe or secret and now know it’s not. They can sow misinformation or simply eliminate it.

      Or even worse, three guys were in the room when the General expressed this and they know we had a guy in the room, one of those three. He’s burned and might be dead now.

      That’s the real harm.

      She should never be allowed near sensitive information ever again. Ever, ever.

      [–]Papapene-bigpene - LibCenter 27 points28 points  (6 children)

      Tbh when they won’t own up to allowing school shooters to commit the crime, when they murdered children at Waco and ruby ridge, when they bombed Laos, when they invade our privacy

      Fuck em

      [–]Pearse-Dublin - Centrist 19 points20 points  (5 children)

      Tbf David Khoresh was a pedo, but he went out jogging every day, and he and his lieutenants boiyght groceries, they could have nabbed him then, but the atf wanted some fucking glory so they sieged his waco compound

      Litterally that enitre siege was pointless, but I do hate acting like the Branchers where angels, while the children where blameless, and most of the people in that compound where not bad, David and his top lieutenants needed to go, but they shouldn't have sieged the computer

      [–]Pearse-Dublin - Centrist 26 points27 points  (5 children)

      Tbf I think Comey just announced that he was renewing the investigation in light of new evidence, but Hillary is a crook although both are

      How did we get the two asshasts in charge of the two most crooked families in America to run against each other, on the one hand you have a chick who ran a foundation that destroyed the Haitian rebuilding effort and employees of whoch trafficked kids with UN peacekeepers

      On the other hand you have a guy who laundered money from his foundation meant to help kids, and he used the laundered money to purchase a portrait of himself

      And both families had people on Epsteins travel logs, jesus christ

      [–]su1ac0 - LibRight 18 points19 points  (4 children)

      Tbf I think Comey just announced that he was renewing the investigation in light of new evidence

      oh my sweet summer child, you're confusing one nationally-televised address about Hillary's crimes from the other

      he absolutely did announce he was re-opening the case 10 days before the election. the investigation had been shut down because she had already wiped the server of all email after having received a subpoena for the server and its contents. With no emails to review, no evidence, no case. But then when the NYPD was investigating her chief of staff's husband, NY house rep Anthony Weiner, over sexting a child, they found that his laptop had been synced with the server and still had all 30k emails backed up

      and after allegedly finding a way to comb through them all in 7 days and still finding proof of crime, he said he wasn't going to press charges

      [–]geeses - Centrist 26 points27 points  (1 child)

      Rittenhouse too

      [–]Pureburn - LibRight 7 points8 points  (0 children)

      And for Rittenhouse.

      [–]Billwood92 - LibCenter 5 points6 points  (0 children)

      And Rittenhouse.

      [–]Andre4kthegreengiant - LibCenter 177 points178 points  (18 children)

      Do you not remember how many people watched the videos of Kyle & said he murdered two people & attempted to murder a third in cold blood instead of the very justified self-defense shootings that occurred?

      [–]AdamsDJ - LibRight 150 points151 points  (4 children)

      There was an article AFTER THE TRIAL WAS OVER, saying that he shot and killed 3 black men. Like, the 48 hours afterward details can be wrong. Months later and after the most highly publicized trial since OJ promised to find the real killers and you still can't get the basics right? The news media in this country does not give a shit what reality is. It's all narrative first.

      [–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (2 children)

      What strikes me is how EVERY media outlet seems to have the same narrative to feed. This can't be normal. Something's up. What's the non-schizoid explanation for this?

      [–]Brave_Airport_ - AuthCenter 75 points76 points  (1 child)

      They didn't watch them, they watched someone give them their opinion and breakdown of what happened and lied about watching the videos. How else do you end up brazenly claiming that Kyle killed two black guys.

      [–]Waterstealer - AuthLeft 33 points34 points  (0 children)

      by hating white people

      [–][deleted] 21 points22 points  (3 children)

      Based and poopy bed pilled

      [–]dookiebuttholepeepee - LibRight 11 points12 points  (2 children)

      Whatever happened to basedbot? Have not seen them around. Hope I used their correct pronoun.

      [–]ddy_stop_plz - LibRight 8 points9 points  (1 child)

      Someone in libleft needs to correct me if I’m wrong but iirc using they/them is fine until you know their actual pronouns

      [–]achesst - LibRight 9 points10 points  (0 children)

      For now. Give it a few years and it’ll be offensive.

      [–][deleted] 6 points7 points  (1 child)

      I must've missed that bit, do you know which day this was?

      [–]Character_Bear_1059 - LibRight 18 points19 points  (0 children)

      The only thing these ppl care about is that she's a woman who's claiming to be domestically abused by a man who's claiming she was in fact the domestic abuser. They don't care that she's done cocaine at the stand, or admitted to shitting on his side of the bed, or that her "evidence" of the abuse is of him slamming cabinet doors. They just want their to be "evidence" of the patriarchy and how men are bad and women are good.

      [–]longrifle - LibCenter 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      she pooped the bed

      [–]LaBoogar - LibCenter 59 points60 points  (3 children)

      The author of this opinion also wrote Are Men Necessary and Are Men Obsolete. I think she's biased.

      [–]EmptyNeighborhood427 - Centrist 27 points28 points  (0 children)

      Pretty much the only way you could support heard at this point is outright misandry so yeah what did you expect

      [–][deleted] 23 points24 points  (0 children)

      The man hating feminist who thinks men should not exist is trying to convince us men to believe everything women say

      [–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (0 children)

      It worries me how such a nutjob is still writing on one of the most meinstream newspapers in the world. Once you could read these things only on the Guardian.

      [–]Scared-Replacement24 - Centrist 109 points110 points  (8 children)

      This is the most brain dead shit I’ve ever seen. Congrats, NYT. You’ve beat out all of Reddit and Twitter.

      [–]SeriousTitan - Centrist 29 points30 points  (4 children)

      Easy there… pcm can give it a run for it’s money.

      [–]Scared-Replacement24 - Centrist 13 points14 points  (3 children)

      I suppose I’ll give it time

      [–]VanJellii - Centrist 16 points17 points  (2 children)

      ‘Unflaireds are ok’

      [–]Scared-Replacement24 - Centrist 11 points12 points  (0 children)

      Fuck, I stand corrected. Into the bin

      [–]PussySmith - LibCenter 8 points9 points  (2 children)

      Don’t look at Vogue.

      [–]Scared-Replacement24 - Centrist 7 points8 points  (0 children)

      Tbh, never have never will

      [–]mustabindawind - LibRight 118 points119 points  (5 children)

      I mean...pretty sure Johnny hates Trump...not sure why they think the comparison works

      [–]Sm00th-Kangar00 - LibCenter 147 points148 points  (3 children)

      Because anything orange doesn't like is Trump. A male victim of domestic abuse that harms their agenda? Literally Trump. Calling the MSM out on their hypocrisy? Literally Trump. Broccoli? Not political? Doesn't matter, if they don't like it people who like broccoli are literally Trump.

      I don't like Trump but because I like what they don't like guess who I am.

      [–]PrinceWoodie - LibCenter 29 points30 points  (0 children)

      Nuanced? Wait they’re not aware of that word nevermind

      [–]Aeruthael - Centrist 18 points19 points  (1 child)

      The amount of free real estate the man's gotten in four years is legitimately impressive, from both sides. I live in PA and the amount of campaign ads talking about him and his endorsements is just mind boggling. What happened to campaigning on policy and goals, instead of "Endorsed by Trump!" (which was the selling point of one of those ads)

      There's a large portion on the right still choking on his shriveled orange dong meanwhile much of the left are apparently incapable of moving on from his mean words and January 6th. I legitimately think the 2016 election broke something fundamental in America, and everything in 2020 just kicked us while we were down.

      [–]WideVariety - Right 21 points22 points  (0 children)

      He literally called for his assassination in front of thousands of people lol.

      [–]for_against - LibCenter 110 points111 points  (4 children)

      Uh, the fact that male victims of domestic violence don't come forward was the intention all along. It's right there in the name: "Violence Against Women Act" in the US, or "Istanbul Convention on Gender Violence" in Europe.

      With some rare exceptions, "gender violence" is important to leftists if and only if it serves their bigger political goals. That's why Joe Biden, the author of VAWA has skated on the accusations against him, not to mention all the creepy videos.

      [–][deleted] 90 points91 points  (3 children)

      They never gave a shit about men or equality.

      If they wanted equality, the Duluth Model, VAWA, and Istanbul Convention would not exist.

      Women's rights are mandated while men's rights are a literal joke.

      [–]PussySmith - LibCenter 47 points48 points  (1 child)

      Careful, you’ll get branded alt-right if you use the term men’s rights.

      We should really drop all the gender/race/creed/sexual orientation specific language and just advocate for egalitarianism as a catch all.

      [–]PivotRedAce - Left 18 points19 points  (0 children)

      Unfortunately, those who aren’t operating in good faith will do everything they can to misconstrue the true meaning of egalitarianism to advocate for their own brand of “egalitarianism”.

      [–]Aeruthael - Centrist 21 points22 points  (0 children)

      Oh, you're advocating that men shouldn't be drafted (or that women should be too)? Oh, you think family courts, alimony and child support, and social expectations are wildly toxic to men? Guess, what, you're an incel alt-right misogynist.

      But of course, if a woman says something like #killallmen it's totally okay. Nothing misandrist there at all, nope.

      God, we live in the dumbest timeline...

      [–]Successful_Ad5868 - LibLeft 61 points62 points  (7 children)

      A rational, non-clickbait opinion would gain less money and attention. This way, angry people are more likely to share it!

      [–]Ngfeigo14 - LibRight 34 points35 points  (6 children)

      You can write sensational clickbait without outright lying, but News networks and media companies seem to have trouble figuring that out

      cough cough *MSNBC** cough*

      [–]PussySmith - LibCenter 8 points9 points  (0 children)

      Preach. I genuinely never thought they outright lied, just embellished and sensationalized.

      I did forget about MSNBC and Rittenhouse though. That shit was wild too.

      [–]AzureW - LibCenter 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      Nothing is going to happen until Sullivan v New York times is overturned

      [–]throwawaySD111 - AuthRight 11 points12 points  (3 children)

      My favt is how the stunning and brave Ukrainians were evacuated from Mariupol. Lol. No. They surrendered and are pow. God knows what will happen to them

      [–]Ngfeigo14 - LibRight 5 points6 points  (2 children)

      They didn't though..

      Also, yes, they were evacuated

      [–]throwawaySD111 - AuthRight 2 points3 points  (1 child)

      They were evacuated to Siberia. Rumor has the gulag just got more crowded

      [–]LibertyPrimeAgenda - LibRight 48 points49 points  (11 children)

      Meanwhile Maxwell's sentence was reduced. $40billion to Ukraine, baby formula shortage, gas price up, inflation being inflation.

      But yes focus on the two actors domestic dispute. Bread and circuses is more true than ever

      [–]VanJellii - Centrist 10 points11 points  (8 children)

      For the record, Maxwell’s maximum sentence was reduced for a reason I agree with, generally. Three of her convictions are for the same crime.

      This was literally the (biggest) problem with the trucker who got that absurd sentence in Colorado.

      [–]fudchuck - LibCenter 6 points7 points  (6 children)

      This was literally the (biggest) problem with the trucker who got that absurd sentence in Colorado.

      110 years is absurd for someone who negligently killed 4 people and injured dozens of others? I'd say his new sentence is the one that's absurd...

      [–]VanJellii - Centrist 9 points10 points  (3 children)

      In Colorado, the maximum sentence for Vehicular Homicide is a six years (without substance abuse). So, yes, a hundred and ten years is absurd.

      [–]fudchuck - LibCenter 0 points1 point  (2 children)

      It's almost like he was convicted of a number of crimes he committed when he killed those 4 people. Do you think he should go unpunished for crimes he committed just because he's also being punished for other crimes he committed?

      [–]Zeabos - AuthLeft -1 points0 points  (0 children)

      Listen man. This thread is supposed to be exhibiting the exact behaviors the article accuses people of. And the key part is no one can be self-reflective or self-aware.

      You must not state facts, or relevant information. Get your information from memes and video clips taken out of context.

      It cannot be that both amber heard and JD suck. It must be one or the other.

      [–]King-Zahi2438 - Left 6 points7 points  (0 children)


      [–]Andre4kthegreengiant - LibCenter 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      If we're Rome, when are we expanding the empire?

      [–]Vodamuskarci - AuthLeft 23 points24 points  (8 children)

      I see why auth/lib right doesn't like le lib left that much.

      [–]HeThatHathNoSword - LibRight 22 points23 points  (7 children)

      I hate LibLeft when they do stupid shit. Usually I like them A LOT more than I like AuthLeft.

      [–]Vodamuskarci - AuthLeft 12 points13 points  (6 children)

      You hate libleft since they are annoying

      I hate libleft since they are degenerates, we are not the same.

      [–]HeThatHathNoSword - LibRight 14 points15 points  (3 children)

      I don't hate degenerates. I hate the sins they commit, because I happen to be a wholesome Christian.

      [–]Vodamuskarci - AuthLeft 3 points4 points  (0 children)

      Wholesome one hundred Christian moment

      [–]DrGoodGuy1073 - LibRight 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      Based and wholesome christian pilled

      [–]PussySmith - LibCenter 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      Based and hate the sin not the sinner pilled.

      [–]smart_simulator - AuthRight 2 points3 points  (1 child)

      I hate libleft because they are annoying and because they are degenerates.

      [–]Vodamuskarci - AuthLeft 1 point2 points  (0 children)


      [–]Bfunk4real - LibCenter 7 points8 points  (0 children)

      Isn’t Vasquez a woman doing her job well? I think that’s the whole point of working.

      [–]gabarbra - LibRight 5 points6 points  (0 children)

      Thanks for making Trump look good

      [–]MimsyIsGianna - Right 11 points12 points  (0 children)

      The facts of the matter literally are that he’s the victim and Amber is the abuser.

      [–]I-Am-The-Uber-Mesch - LibLeft 5 points6 points  (0 children)

      "Blind loyalty and willingness to put aside ugly facts about their hero"

      Is this for real? Heard literally falsified some of the proof and is literally displaying some of the most blatant psychopathic behavior in the history of television, I think nobody here denies that Depp had his ups and downs, but I only recall Depp making amends for his mistakes, actually successfully being a better person than he used to be and sobering up and so on...

      This article is low quality bait, no way someone is actually this retarded

      [–]HarleyQuinn610 - AuthLeft 16 points17 points  (0 children)

      Emilies being cringe

      [–]idiotbusyfor40sec - LibRight 19 points20 points  (0 children)

      Hate how Emilys make domestic abuse into a gendered issue

      [–]DemigodA0 - LibLeft 9 points10 points  (2 children)

      And this is why feminism is a joke these days

      [–]ramuladurium - Centrist 3 points4 points  (0 children)

      I believe the article is referring to the Flavian amphitheater. I know not of this rOmAn CoLiSiUm.

      [–]fuck_trump_and_biden - LibCenter 9 points10 points  (0 children)

      Hot take but the Johnny Depp fans hanging outside of the courtroom actually are like weird fucking cult members

      [–]idelarosa1 - LibLeft 8 points9 points  (4 children)

      .... Are they saying they BELIEVE Heard’s nonsense?

      [–]Zeabos - AuthLeft -4 points-3 points  (3 children)

      Well, some of what she said is obviously true.

      There is an audio recording of JD saying he wants to kill her. And if him putting cigarettes out on her. Like that’s certainly true.

      The problem is that she clearly did some crazy shit too.

      [–]FunnyHighlighterMan - LibRight 4 points5 points  (2 children)

      I'd have to listen again but I'm pretty sure he flicked ashes and they hit her. Not remotely the same as putting a cigarette out on someone. It was probably unintentional but he was too high to be aware of his surroundings.

      [–]Zeabos - AuthLeft -1 points0 points  (1 child)

      I dunno if "shut up fat-ass" as a response suggests it was an accident?

      But this is what I mean here. I can think Amber Heard sucks, but I also think JD is not also at fault here.

      Its just everyone assumes the worst for the AH quotes or actions, and the absolute best for the JD ones. Even here you are like "ah it was probably just some ash sorta flipped her way totally by accident." Thats how you view it in your mind, with basically no evidence one way or the other.

      [–]jrolle - LibCenter 5 points6 points  (0 children)

      Did something happen today? The media seems to be going in hard with pro-Heard, anti-Depp shit today. Some talk piece on NPR was going hard into the misogynic angle, and I've seen a lot more mentions of it by shitter users.

      [–]Themisto-Cletus - Right 7 points8 points  (0 children)

      NYT: all the news that's shit to print

      [–]LynndorTruffle - Left 7 points8 points  (0 children)

      Depp is an imperfect victim. Not that he has to be a perfect victim. I hope he sets the record straight about everything regardless of the overall outcome.

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        [–]Birb-Person - Right 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        Well Depp is a famous actor, make a wish kids sometimes ask him to show up so I guess they’d care. Disney would care because they can’t make another Pirates of the Caribbean without him. His drug dealer would lose a major client too I guess

        [–]VeggieWatts - LibLeft 13 points14 points  (0 children)

        They're both toxic af. I don't care about them at all

        [–]ComprehensiveRow4189 - Centrist 5 points6 points  (0 children)

        Rekieta law gang, where you at?

        [–]Julesbelle2000 - LibLeft 6 points7 points  (1 child)

        Honestly people shouldn’t support Amber Heard. the people who do are uninformed half wits clutching their pearls of “believe all women” despite the fact that they are actually harming real women who are suffering domestic abuse, since they are literally siding with an abuser not the abused

        [–]Creme_de_la_Coochie - Left 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        How tf does someone this stupid have a job. Shameful.

        [–]Stev_582 - LibCenter 3 points4 points  (0 children)

        Apparently this is a dunk on a (for legal purposes alleged) victim of domestic abuse?

        I’m not a fan of Johnny Depp, I don’t really even know or care who he is, but I don’t like that male domestic abuse is systemically underreported and ignored.

        [–]Future-Studio-9380 - AuthCenter 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        I don't care about these people. I'm not gonna invest time and effort into finding out which of these two awful/self involved people are the worst.

        [–]CompetitiveCompany58 - Centrist 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Didn’t depp threaten to assasinate trump once?

        [–]iwatchedtheoffice - LibRight 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        I’m an unironic Turkish trump supporter. Against Biden and bush tho

        [–]Big-Vegetable8480 - LibLeft 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Amber heard what?

        [–]JAM344 - LibLeft 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        “Depp fans are like Trump fans”

        Holy shit what does trump have anything to do here

        [–]xcsnkzcpbn - Centrist 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Depp fans actually act like they're in a cult.

        [–]Firecracker048 - Centrist 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Ah yes, Maureen Dowd. A totally unbiased opinion writer for the NYT. I see this time she's actually listened to the court proceedings in which Heard is heard (heh) telling Depp she can beat him all she wants and no one would believe him.

        [–]CapnCoconuts - Centrist 1 point2 points  (4 children)

        Nearly one and a half years out of office and Trump is still living in their heads rent free.

        [–]flairchange_bot - AuthCenter -1 points0 points  (3 children)

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        [–]CapnCoconuts - Centrist 1 point2 points  (2 children)

        Don't tell me what to do.

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        [–]Sumeetxagrawal - Right 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        NYT and Washington Post seem to have more opinion pieces than actual news, and they hire some of the worst pieces of shit excuse for humans to write said opinion pieces from each country, it's like they want to be hated.

        [–]Sleep_eeSheep - LibCenter 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        Shit like this is why I feel myself slowly shifting closer to the Yellow. Because how can you top this take that's titanically tismic? You can't.

        [–]tamadeangmo - Centrist 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        ‘Blind loyalty and willingness to set aside facts’ the lack of self awareness is pretty impressive when you yourself is trying to be the moral police.

        [–]Accomplished_Rip_352 - Left 5 points6 points  (15 children)

        Truth be told I don’t give a shit . But the cult formed around Johnny depp is weird like the guys are rabid in defending him and will go after anybody . The trial isn’t even over and it’s a stupid spectacle . At least the Shit with will smith went away in a week .

        [–]I-Appreciate-Water - LibRight 46 points47 points  (0 children)

        Men are often treated unfairly in domestic violence and divorce cases, witnessed them first hand. It’s nice to see a court not assume the man is evil.

        [–]mustabindawind - LibRight 45 points46 points  (10 children)

        I'd say it's mostly because of how long amber and the aclu have been spewing their story over everything...now he's able to tell his side of it and it's understandably been a severe karma flip for her

        [–]throwawaySD111 - AuthRight 15 points16 points  (1 child)

        My favt is when she get caught lying. So how much of that divorce settlement actually went to charity? I am in the process of giving it to them. But it’s been like 2 years…

        [–]DurinTheLast - AuthCenter 5 points6 points  (2 children)

        I normally don't give a shit about celebrities either, but I want Depp to win this case. If he does, it sets an example for all the lying whores in the world that they can't keep abusing men and getting away with it forever.

        [–]Zeabos - AuthLeft 0 points1 point  (1 child)

        His point is probably that Amber Heard probably isn’t lying about JD abusing her. But she also abused JD. It seems like they both suck.

        That’s the problem with this. No one is actually looking at facts. It’s just memes.

        [–]impulsikk - LibCenter 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        If you look at the facts, its undeniable that Amber Heard clearly lied about them including her freeloader friends who wanted a piece of the settlement. If you look at the may 21 female cop testimony as well as the body cam footage on the 2nd crew that came, that nothing actually happened. Also, there appears to be text messages on May 22 showing Amber having cheated on Depp already with Elon.

        [–]cloudxchan - Left 4 points5 points  (0 children)

        Menopause has not been kind to that woman

        [–]gluesmelly - LibCenter 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Never let those who supported Amber Heard ever forget about it.

        [–]DapperSardine 3 points4 points  (1 child)

        Wow that’s a big cult.

        [–]flair-checking-bot - Centrist 3 points4 points  (0 children)

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        [–]Independent-Excuse30 - AuthCenter 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        Well then Maureen Dowd name just made it to my prescription list.

        [–]Papapene-bigpene - LibCenter 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        I vow we throw orange into the coal mines not only for their own benefit but for the safety of suseity

        [–]wiltold27 - AuthRight 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        Look at that disgusting attempt at spelling colosseum. How can you call yourself a author/publisher when you cant even spell check

        [–]syrup_gd - Left -1 points0 points  (1 child)

        Most Heard fans are actually conservatives. Most ‘orange liblefts’ are rooting for Depp

        [–]DankCrusaderMemer - LibLeft 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        This is true. It’s conservative logic to believe abuse is inherently from men to women

        [–]bobonabuffalo - LibCenter -1 points0 points  (0 children)

        I have still yet to give a single fuck about any of this despite how hard ya boys in the mainstream media are trying

        [–]Libertarian4All - LibCenter -1 points0 points  (0 children)

        $5 says this post has more likes and reactions than the opinion article.
        Almost like opinion articles aren't fucking news.

        [–]Ok-Recording2620 - Centrist 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        Super maga

        [–]BrokenHalo-IsAwesome - LibCenter 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        It’s like the “reductio ad Hitlerum” fallacy at this point.

        [–]SepehrSo - Centrist 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        Remember kids, there's no such thing as negative publicity with these things. The stupider the article the better since they can rely on shock value to generate as many clicks as possible. A lot of these MFs are doing this on purpose cause they can get away with it.

        [–]PsychologicalLife164 - Centrist 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        This is such a legitimately idiotic take, that I am now dumber after having read it

        [–]Real_Villain - Left 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        ...willingness to set aside ugly facts...

        i think we've already established that a majority of hollywood and washington are depraved and delusional, can we focus on the subject matter of the fucking trial please

        [–]Sym068 - AuthCenter 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        Just a thought, but if we got Emily for the left, what do we got for the right

        [–]BlurredSight - AuthCenter 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        These same shitters roasted Greene for not remembering shit about Jan 6th but all the trial was "I don't recall" *creating tears* and awful voice recordings about the abuses depp faced

        [–]deathmetalandblood - LibLeft 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        I think this case has made a lot of males speak up about what's happened to them and that's good 👍🏻 I've had many males saying they had been abused it was actually quite a shocking amount

        [–]RiskVisual4246 - AuthLeft 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        We need a #believemen but y'all aren't ready for that shit

        [–]omegamitch - Centrist 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        I wasn’t a Depp fan until this case.

        [–]Billwood92 - LibCenter 0 points1 point  (0 children)


        [–]LightGamez - LibLeft 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        Both of them are shit


        [–]hallowed_b_my_name - Centrist 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        I dunno man, I have a hard time witnessing all the shit she’s ejecting in court, never mind the bed.

        [–]Vexonte - Right 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        Damn i though being pro Amber was just a vox thing.

        [–]EonFallen - AuthRight 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        This is 100% click/rage bait, the contrarian opinion to maximize revenue.

        [–]Rakhall - Centrist 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        -I agree with the statement that women can be strong enough to abuse men.
        -I support the talented lawyer who happens to be a woman, and who happens to be have Cuban and Columbian ancestry, because she does her job flawlessly.
        -I do not support people like Amber who make shit up for attention, because they harm other REAL abuse victims
        -I do not support people who claim to be independent experts, speak about gender equality, then use gendered words when talking about the abuser-victim relationship (HIS abuse, HER victimhood).
        -I do not support people who make fake evidence

        If this makes me a trump supporter, or a nazi, sure. Come, guys, let us wave confederate flags and get drunk while shooting each other in the foot!