Johnny Depp settles with crew member who accused him of punching him

Johnny Depp reaches settlement with City of Lies crew member who accused him of punching him in drunken rage

  • Die akteur, 59, was sued by a crew member over a 2017 exchange on the set of the movie City of Lies
  • He has until the end of August to comply with terms of the settlement
  • Depp was accused of hitting Greg ‘RockyBrooks twice in the exchange
  • Brooks said that Depp reeked of alcohol in the exchange
  • Details of the settlement were not disclosed in court docs
  • Depp in the film played an LAPD detective investigating the death of The Notorious B.I.G.
  • The settlement comes after Depp was awarded $15 million in damages last month in his defamation trial against ex Amber Heard
  • Johnny Depp has reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed against him by a crew member on the film City of Lies, who accused the actor of attacking him during production of the movie.

    Die akteur, 59, has come to a legal accord with Greg ‘RockyBrooks on a settlement Monday, Volgens Die Hollywood-verslaggewer, which reviewed court docs in the case.

    Depp in the legal agreement agreed to comply with the settlement by the end of August, according to court docs, as the trial in the case would have begun later in July.

    Die nuutste: Johnny Depp, 59, has reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed against him by a crew member on the film City of Lies, who accused the actor of attacking him during production of the movie. He was seen in court in Fairfax, Virginia in May

    Die nuutste: Johnny Depp, 59, has reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed against him by a crew member on the film City of Lies, who accused the actor of attacking him during production of the movie. He was seen in court in Fairfax, Virginia in May

    ‘The settlement agreement conditions dismissal of this matter on the satisfactory completion of specified terms that are not to be performed within 45 days of the date of the settlement,’ according to court docs in the case. ‘A request for dismissal will be filed no later than 1/5/2023.

    Details of the settlement were not disclosed in court docs, and the case will move forward should Depp not follow through with the terms of the agreement.

    Brooks initially filed suit against the actor in 2018, claiming that Depp in April of 2017 had punched him twice in the midsection, yelled at him and challenged him to hit him back offering $100,000. Brooks claimed that Depp smelled of alcohol in the exchange, and had consumed drugs on the set of the movie. Depp had denied the allegations.

    Brooks said he was let go from the film when he would not agree to not sue Depp over the encounter.

    Depp in the legal agreement agreed to comply with the settlement by the end of August, according to court docs, as the trial in the case would have begun later in July

    Depp in the legal agreement agreed to comply with the settlement by the end of August, according to court docs, as the trial in the case would have begun later in July

    The crew member claimed that Depp in April of 2017 had punched him twice in the midsection, yelled at him and challenged him to hit him back offering $100,000

    The crew member claimed that Depp in April of 2017 had punched him twice in the midsection, yelled at him and challenged him to hit him back offering $100,000








    Emma Danoff, who worked as the script supervisor for City of Lies, told the court in a declaration that Brooksaccount of the exchange was not accurate. Danoff said that she saw Brooks use racial epithets at a Black homeless woman during shooting, and Depp had reacted to it.

    ‘He immediately stood up from our shared seat on the edge of a planter bench and went over to Brooks to stand up for the woman,’ Danoff said in the court declaration. 'Mnr. Depp said to Mr. Brooks, “You can’t talk to her like that. You think she is something less than you? Who do you think you are? Hoe durf jy?”‘

    Danoff said she had photographic proof that Depp did not punch Brooks.

    Die rolprent, which was released last year, cast Depp as an LAPD detective investigating the death of The Notorious B.I.G.

    Depp was represented by Camille Vasquez, who also represented him amid his high-profile defamation case against Amber Heard.

    Depp in June was awarded more than $10 million in his libel suit against ex-wife Amber Heard over a 2018 opinion piece she penned for Die Washington Post in which she called herself a ‘public figure representing domestic abuse,’ but didn’t mention the actor’s name.

    Depp was seen at the City of Lies premiere last September in France at the Deauville American Film Festival

    Depp was seen at the City of Lies premiere last September in France at the Deauville American Film Festival

    Die rolprent, which was released last year, cast Depp as an LAPD detective investigating the death of The Notorious B.I.G.

    Die rolprent, which was released last year, cast Depp as an LAPD detective investigating the death of The Notorious B.I.G.

    Depp in June was awarded more than $10 million in his libel suit against ex-wife Amber Heard. Both were pictured in court in May in Virginia

    Depp in June was awarded more than $10 million in his libel suit against ex-wife Amber Heard. Both were pictured in court in May in Virginia








    Much of the televised trial was centered around Heard’s claims Deppwho she wed in February of 2015 and filed for divorce from in May of 2016 – physically and sexually abused her, as she said he had attacked her on more than a dozen occasions. Depp denied that he ever hit Heard, saying that she had been abusive to him.

    Depp had been awarded $15 Linda het haar inkopiesakke op die vloer neergesit terwyl sy induik met 'n rugsak om haar arms, which was reduced by the judge to $10.4 million in accordance to state law limitations in regards to punitive damages. Heard was awarded $2 million by the jury for damages stemming from remarks made by a Depp lawyer that Heard had concocted a story and trashed an apartment she shared with Depp to make it look bad when authorities were summoned to the scene.

    In the wake of the trial, Depp released a statement saying he was ‘truly humbledad that the jury ‘gave [him his] die lewe terug’ with the verdict.

    'Van die begin af, die doel van hierdie saak was om die waarheid te openbaar, ongeag die uitkoms,’ hy het gesê. 'Om die waarheid te praat was iets wat ek aan my kinders verskuldig was en aan almal wat standvastig gebly het in hul ondersteuning van my. Ek voel rustig met die wete dat ek dit uiteindelik bereik het.’

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