Vanessa Paradis looks upbeat on solo Paris adventure

Vanessa Paradis looks upbeat as she ventures solo in Paris – while ex-Johnny Depp sweats the outcome of his defamation trial

Everything seemed fine when Vanessa Paradis appeared in Paris on Monday, while the ex-Johnny Depp was ashamed of the outcome of his well-publicized defamation trial.

The French singer and actress has a 14-year relationship with Hollywood star Depp, has two children, and looks stylish while in town in a midi coat and cropped jeans.

She added color to her look with a pair of black leather ankle boots, while a slouchy blue sweater and heavy-duty sunglasses rounded out things.

Optimism: Vanessa Paradis seems all right in Paris appearance Monday while ex-Johnny Depp shames outcome of defamation trial

Optimism: Vanessa Paradis seems all right in Paris appearance Monday while ex-Johnny Depp shames outcome of defamation trial

Vanessa, 49, is out in the French capital while Depp tours the UK with rock legend Jeff Baker – in his first career since the defamation case against ex-wife Amber Heard opened promise.

The actor has filed a $50 million defamation lawsuit against Hurd, alleging that an op-ed she wrote in The Washington Post in 2018 damaged his reputation and damaged his career.

In the article, she describes herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse.” Depp was not mentioned by name in the article, but his lawyers argued that she was clearly referring to the actor because she publicly accused him of domestic violence in her 2016 divorce proceedings.

Tasteful: The French singer-actress, who has two children with Hollywood star Depp, looked chic in town in a midi coat and cropped jeans

Tasteful: The French singer-actress, who has two children with Hollywood star Depp, looked chic in town in a midi coat and cropped jeans

Hurd’s attorney said much of the article focuses on public policy on domestic violence, and that she has a right to speak on the issue under the First Amendment. They also insisted that Depp had indeed abused Heard.

A seven-person jury must now decide whether two paragraphs and the title of the article are defamatory.

The verdict gave jurors directions on how to determine this, including asking them whether the statements were about Depp, were false or defamed him.

Controversy: Depp files $50 million defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard, claiming her 2018 Washington Post op-ed hurt his career

Controversy: Depp files $50 million defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard, claiming her 2018 Washington Post op-ed hurt his career

The old days: Depp's 14-year relationship with former partner Depp.The couple separated in 2012

The old days: Depp’s 14-year relationship with former partner Depp.The couple separated in 2012

Because Depp is a public figure, Heard can only be found guilty of defamation if a jury finds her actions were “truly malicious,” meaning she either knew what she wrote was false or she acted recklessly Ignore the truth.

Hurd’s lawyers told the jury that Depp’s defamation suit must fail if Hurd suffered an incident of abuse.

The actress filed a $100 million countersuit against Depp after his former lawyer called her allegations a hoax.

Defamation: Depp was not named in the article, but his lawyers argued it was clear she was referring to the article (Image: Amber Heard and Johnny Depp in 2015)

Defamation: Depp was not named in the article, but his lawyers argued it was clear she was referring to the article (Image: Amber Heard and Johnny Depp in 2015)

Main character: Depp is currently touring the UK with rock legend Jeff Baker - his first professional commitment since the defamation case began deliberations

Main character: Depp is currently touring the UK with rock legend Jeff Baker – his first professional commitment since the defamation case began to be considered

The counterclaim received less attention during the trial, but Hurd’s lawyers told the jury it provided a way for the jury to compensate for the mistreatment of Hurd by a smear campaign that Depp orchestrated after their split.

The jury verdict asks the jury to decide whether Depp’s former attorney made or made three statements about Heard as Depp’s agent that were false and were seen by someone other than Heard.

They also have to decide whether Depp’s lawyers actually made the statements in bad faith.

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