Amber Heard has been pictured for the first time after finally paying ex Johnny Depp the $1 million settlement she owed him after their bitter legal battle.
The 37-year-old turned up in Madrid on Wednesday, where she moved with her two-year-old daughter Oonagh in the wake of the lawsuits.
She was smiling all the way to the outing, giving no indication of the blistering war of lawsuits she and Depp engaged in after their 15-month marriage fell apart in a quagmire of back and forth abuse allegations.
In footage obtained by DailyMail.com, she told an interviewer on the street that she was “very happy in Spain” and added: “I hope I can spend more time here,” but carefully brushed aside questions about the settlement.
Despite her eye-watering financial loss and Depp’s recent rapturous reception at Cannes, Heard didn’t seem to care.
Spotted: Amber Heard has been photographed for the first time after finally paying ex Johnny Depp the $1 million settlement she owed him after their bitter legal battle
Abroad: The 37-year-old turned up in Madrid on Wednesday, where she moved with her two-year-old daughter Oonagh in the wake of the lawsuits
She looked classy in a sheer off-white blouse tucked into a black wrap skirt, letting her blonde hair loose and beaming radiantly as she headed down the road.
The Aquaman actress was carrying a children’s book about a cat – presumably to entertain little Oonagh, who she had via surrogate.
Heard recently gave her first interview since moving abroad. She was fluent in Spanish as she declared, “I love Spain very much,” in footage obtained by Univision.
A source told the Daily Mail last month: “She is bilingual in Spanish and is happy there, raising her daughter away from all the noise.”
Her sighting this Wednesday comes in the wake of her $1 million payment to Depp, which he has vowed to distribute five ways to his favorite charities.
Depp and his ex-wife finally settled their defamation claims against each other in December after five years of furious legal battles.
Heard, who returns to the big screen later this month as she debuts her new film In The Fire at a film festival in Italy, claimed she was a victim of domestic violence during her 15-month marriage to Depp.
While a London court found in favor of Heard, a second case in Fairfax, Virginia, came out last year on Depp’s side.
Unbothered: Despite her eye-watering financial loss and Depp’s recent rapturous reception at Cannes, Heard seemed unbothered on Wednesday
Blithe spirit: She cut a stylish figure in a sheer off-white blouse tucked into a black wrap skirt, letting her blonde hair fly free and radiantly radiant as she walked down the road
Motherhood: The Aquaman actress carried a children’s book about a cat – presumably to entertain little Oonagh, who she had via surrogate
After Heard was ordered to pay $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million (later reduced to $365,000) in punitive damages, and told Depp to hand over $2 million in libel damages, the former couple’s legal teams finally to an agreement.
Now, six months after one of the most acrimonious Hollywood divorces in modern times, TMZ reports that Depp finally received his $1 million from Heard’s insurance company.
The outlet reports that the money will be divided equally, $200,000 each, among Depp’s five favorite nonprofits.
The charities range from organizations helping sick children with life-threatening illnesses to housing for disadvantaged communities.
The five nonprofits that Depp will choose to donate the money to are: Make-A-Film Foundation, The Painted Turtle, Red Feather, Tetiaroa Society, and the Amazonia Fund Alliance.
Sources have told TMZ that Depp chose Painted Turtle and Tetiaroa Society as a tribute to two heroes in his life, respective founders Paul Newman and Marlon Brando.
He has chosen Make-A-Film, a charity that fulfills the wishes of children from the acting world, because he has made a short film with them in the past.
Red Feather and Amazonia focus on helping indigenous communities preserve their culture and heritage through shelters and large-scale infrastructure projects.
Johnny Depp and ex-wife Amber Heard finally settled their defamation claims against each other in December. Pictured together in 2016
The money will be split evenly, $200,000 each, among Depp’s five favorite nonprofits. Pictured: Depp at the Cannes Film Festival last month
Despite the bitter dispute, Depp has always maintained that he was not trying to get money from his ex-wife, but rather to clear his name and reputation.
As both actors try to mend their lives, Depp has been spotted at the Cannes Film Festival and more recently mobbed by fans ahead of his Hollywood Vampires performance in Istanbul this weekend.
While Depp took center stage on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival to mark the debut of his new film Jeanne du Barry, Heard was pictured walking with her daughter in Madrid, Spain, last month.
The actress was pictured taking a daytime stroll after DailyMail.com exclusively reported earlier this month that she has retired from the US – and the hustle and bustle of Hollywood – in the wake of her ex-husband Depp’s most successful libel lawsuit against her. Virginia. last year.
Now she and her daughter have set up camp in a house just outside Madrid.
It was unclear whether Heard will try to return to Hollywood, but she will appear in the upcoming thriller In The Fire, which premieres later this month at the 69th Taormina Film Festival in Italy. It will be her first time on the big screen since the libel trial.
While Depp has made several public appearances, DailyMail.com revealed last week that the actor has absolutely no intention of working with movie giant Disney ever again.
Despite furious speculation about the actor’s possible return to the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise — which reports suggested he could earn up to $20 million — Depp, sources close to him say, is done with Disney.
DailyMail.com revealed last week that Depp (pictured June 10) has absolutely no intention of ever working with movie giant Disney again
The Pirates of the Caribbean star (pictured in Istanbul on June 10) has vowed to distribute the money five ways to his favorite charities
He is said to still be furious about how the studio unceremoniously “dropped” him when his ex-wife accused him of abuse.
Though he said at Cannes that he doesn’t feel boycotted by Hollywood, Depp is angry with the way the domestic violence allegations played out and has decided that focusing on a life away from the industry is best for him.
After years of legal battle against Heard, Depp focuses on music, art and directing arthouse films.
Thousands of fans chanted for Depp in Romania as the movie star celebrated his 60th birthday last week by kicking off his band’s European tour in Bucharest.
He thanked Hollywood Vampires fans for the “nice gesture”, adding that it was “the greatest happy birthday song I’ve ever heard”.