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Actor Johnny Depp loses UK libel case over 'wife beater' article

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LONDON (Reuters) - Hollywood star Johnny Depp on Monday lost his libel battle with a British tabloid which labelled him a “wife beater”.

Depp, 57, was suing News Group Newspapers, publishers of the Sun, and one of its journalists, Dan Wootton, over a 2018 article which stated he had been violent towards his ex-wife, actress Amber Heard, 34.

Reporting by Michael Holden; editing by Guy Faulconbridge

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