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Former TMZ Employee Testifies Against Amber Heard As $50 Million Defamation Case Continues

A former TMZ employee took the stand to testify against Amber Heard as one of Johnny Depp's witnesses in the sixth week of the ongoing $50 million defamation trial. Morgan Tremaine was employed by the famed celebrity gossip outlet from 2015 until August 2017. In 2016, TMZ obtained several mysterious tips about where the actress would be, as well as a shocking video showing the Pirates of the Caribbean star shouting at Heard after catching her filming him storming around their home. TMZ initially filed emergency court papers to keep Tremaine from testifying after news broke that he would be...
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Judge rules against TMZ, allows Johnny Depp to call ex-employee to testify

A Virginia judge ruled against TMZ on Wednesday, allowing its former employee to testify in Johnny Depp’s bombshell defamation case against Amber Heard. Judge Penney Azcarate – during a lunch break in the Fairfax trial — struck down the gossip site’s emergency motion seeking to prevent former field assignment manager Morgan Tremaine from being called as a rebuttal witness by Depp. TMZ had argued that Tremaine shouldn’t be forced to give up information about a source who provided him with a video showing Depp yelling at Heard and slamming cabinet doors, which ran on the site in 2016, court papers showed. “We are...
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TMZ seeks to block Johnny Depp from calling ex-employee to testify

TMZ filed an emergency motion in court Tuesday to prevent Johnny Depp from calling a former employee of the gossip site to testify in the ongoing defamation trial against Amber Heard. According to the motion, TMZ is seeking to prevent Morgan Tremaine, who worked as a field assignment manager, from testifying, Variety reported. “TMZ promised this source that it would maintain their confidentiality and would not disclose their name or other information about them,” read the statement from the outlet’s lawyers. “TMZ makes such promises of confidentiality, from time to time, so that it may publish information in the public...
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From Forbes, 7 Things You Should Never Tell Your Boss

It is totally possible that you will develop friendships with your manager or supervisor. But never let that make you too comfortable. Remember, your boss is first and foremost your employer. If you start getting too casual with what you say to them, they may get fed up and utilize...
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Voices: The bizarre parasocial fans of the Johnny Depp v Amber Heard trial

The highly publicized defamation trial between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp will come to a bitter close on Friday 27 May as both sides present their closing arguments. For those who haven’t been following one of the biggest celebrity court cases in recent history, Johnny Depp is suing his ex-wife Amber Heard for $50 million over a 2018 op-ed she wrote in the Washington Post. In the op-ed, Heard wrote that she was a victim of domestic abuse. Though she did not name Depp when she wrote about the abuse, he claims that her allegations made it difficult for the...
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