Amber Heard donating all of her divorce settlement from Johnny Depp to charity

Amber Heard donating all of her divorce settlement from Johnny Depp to charity
Published: 2016 August 19 08:07:34 (2912 Views)
Actress Amber Heard is donating all of the seven million dollars (£5.3 million) she received from Johnny Depp in their divorce settlement to charity.

The actress said she hoped the money would "help those less able to defend themselves" after splitting from the Pirates Of The Caribbean star following allegations of physical abuse.

The cash will be divided equally between the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, she added.

Amber, 30, and Johnny 53, announced on Tuesday they had "agreed to resolve their divorce proceeding privately" and a temporary restraining order issued against the actor was withdrawn.

The announcement came just a day before a high-profile court hearing in the case was due to take place in Los Angeles.

Amber said: "As described in the restraining order and divorce settlement, money played no role for me personally and never has, except to the extent that I could donate it to charity and, in doing so, hopefully help those less able to defend themselves.



"As reported in the media, the amount received in the divorce was seven million dollars and seven million dollars is being donated. This is over and above any funds that I have given away in the past and will continue to give away in the future."

Amber, who married Johnny in February 2015, said the money donated to the ACLU would have a "particular focus to stop violence against women".

"I know these organisations will put the funds to good use and look forward to continuing to support them in the future," she added.

"Hopefully, this experience results in a positive change in the lives of people who need it the most."

Johnny vehemently denied claims he abused Amber during their four-year relationship and a joint statement released with his ex-wife on Tuesday said there was "never any intent of physical or emotional harm".

"Our relationship was intensely passionate and at times volatile, but always bound by love," the former couple said. "Neither party has made false accusations for financial gain."



Source - Snappa

 0

You May Like These Videos

Comments

| Comment With Facebook Submit

There are no comments.

Gossip Big Reads

Woman marries house

by June Mpofu | 5 hours ago | 154 Views

'Mugabe will run for election as corpse', says wife Grace

by Prince Cox | 2017 February 18 07:43:23 | 412 Views

Girl born with heart outside her chest

by June Mpofu | 2017 February 18 07:23:45 | 311 Views

Children rescued from their parents in 'Satanic' home

by June Mpofu | 2017 February 16 21:09:40 | 483 Views

Mother murders newborn son with a blow to the head

by June Mpofu | 2017 February 15 07:53:13 | 441 Views

Boy, 10, killed when heavy piece of furniture 'fell on him' in shop

by June Mpofu | 2017 February 14 08:29:16 | 434 Views

Women accused of 'killing boyfriend with chainsaw during sex'

by June Mpofu | 2017 February 13 20:03:24 | 578 Views

Euromillions winner wants to sue Lotto for 'ruining her life'

by June Mpofu | 2017 February 13 06:52:37 | 687 Views

Boy, 5, found chewing used condom at school playground

by June Mpofu | 2017 February 12 05:58:44 | 567 Views

Wife forces love rival to walk the streets with no clothes on

by June Mpofu | 2017 February 11 22:25:30 | 670 Views

Donald Trump wants to impose another travel ban

by June Mpofu | 2017 February 11 13:28:42 | 604 Views

Man claims goblin demands money after sex

by June Mpofu | 2017 February 10 07:03:40 | 543 Views

Lynch mob break 'child killer' out of cell, throws her onto bonfire

by June Mpofu | 2017 February 09 19:29:34 | 651 Views

Lorry explodes after falling from bridge onto dual carriageway underneath

by June Mpofu | 2017 February 09 08:21:18 | 601 Views

Boy, 5, dies after being punished for wetting himself

by June Mpofu | 2017 February 08 08:39:23 | 802 Views

Unemployed man wakes up to find he's £1.2 million overdrawn

by June Mpofu | 2017 February 06 19:36:50 | 702 Views

Mum refuses to breastfeed baby, claiming newborn looks like an alien

by June Mpofu | 2017 February 05 15:31:53 | 801 Views

Man cuts wife's head with a sword, walks for 5 miles carrying the head

by June Mpofu | 2017 February 04 17:26:12 | 852 Views

Mum stands guard as daughter, 15, is raped by man, 40

by June Mpofu | 2017 February 03 07:19:43 | 890 Views

Woman sets up online date 'to kill man and then eat his heart'

by June Mpofu | 2017 February 02 22:02:46 | 769 Views

Nyaope addicts share blood to get fix

by Hope Freedom | 2017 February 02 06:57:10 | 826 Views

Beyonce reveals she's pregnant with twins

by Prince Cox | 2017 February 01 20:15:20 | 898 Views

Family 'dump man with dementia in UK car park, fly back to US without him'

by Hope Freedom | 2017 February 01 08:08:02 | 751 Views

Pastor gets caught sleeping with man's wife, flees with no clothes on

by June Mpofu | 2017 January 31 23:09:25 | 1058 Views

Man dies from 'stroke' while having sex with girlfriend

by June Mpofu | 2017 January 31 08:41:38 | 1079 Views

Rapper reported to cops accused of making threats over diss song

by June Mpofu | 2017 January 30 08:51:37 | 683 Views

Drive-thru worker 'smeared period blood on customer's burger'

by June Mpofu | 2017 January 29 18:45:16 | 1071 Views

Girl, 7, given chlamydia and gonorrhoea by foster carer

by Hope Freedom | 2017 January 26 19:52:31 | 990 Views

Teen commits suicide in two-hour long Facebook Live video

by June Mpofu | 2017 January 26 08:28:20 | 1273 Views

$20 million found hidden under mattress

by June Mpofu | 2017 January 25 22:36:18 | 1135 Views

Teenager found hanged after being asked to start paying rent

by June Mpofu | 2017 January 25 08:34:58 | 1043 Views

Chris Brown accused of racism after Donald Trump joke

by Prince Cox | 2017 January 24 18:54:37 | 1022 Views

'Shoplifter' stripped and whipped

by June Mpofu | 2017 January 24 08:03:37 | 1303 Views

Mother jailed for plotting to drug daughter, 7, and let abuser rape her

by Hope Freedom | 2017 January 23 19:22:28 | 1013 Views

Devil-worshipper locks teen up to rape her

by June Mpofu | 2017 January 22 08:14:36 | 1223 Views

Man banned from sex jailed after one night stand

by Hope Freedom | 2017 January 21 11:00:56 | 1114 Views

'My shoes heal women's privates' claims pastor

by Prince Cox | 2017 January 20 07:42:48 | 1049 Views

Man 'raped at knifepoint by girl, 17'

by Hope Freedom | 2017 January 19 19:47:53 | 1444 Views

Woman found stuffed in a suitcase in alleyway

by June Mpofu | 2017 January 18 22:39:22 | 1093 Views

Woman sentenced to death for burning daughter alive

by June Mpofu | 2017 January 17 21:06:01 | 1211 Views

'Crocodile meat makes my manhood work like magic' claims man

by June Mpofu | 2017 January 17 06:26:16 | 1182 Views

Woman 'tries to smuggle boyfriend out of prison in suitcase'

by June Mpofu | 2017 January 15 13:44:16 | 1330 Views