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Johnny Depp Sues British Tabloid for Defamation Over Story Slamming Him & JK Rowling

Johnny Depp is not putting up a story slamming him and JK Rowling.

The 54-year-old actor is suing a British tabloid for libel after the published and story calling him a “wife-beater” and criticizing the 52-year-old Harry Potter author for supporting him.

Johnny filed the lawsuit on Friday (June 2) against The Sun, their publishing company News Group Newspapers Limited, as well as columnist Dan Wootton, who wrote the article titled “How can J.K. Rowling be ‘genuinely happy’ casting wife-beater Johnny Depp in the new Fantastic Beasts film?,” according to People.

Back in December, JK supported Johnny‘s role in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts sequel despite the reports that Johnny physically abused his ex wife Amber Heard – which he has strongly denied.

Johnny is suing for £200,000 pounds in addition to £10,528 in legal fees, as well damages to be assessed by the court.

J.K. Rowling Compares Royal Wedding Crowd to Donald Trump's Inauguration

Does size really matter? Well, to J.K. Rowling it does.

The 52-year-old Harry Potter author took to Twitter on Saturday afternoon (May 19) to troll President Donald Trump over the size of the crowd at his inauguration.

J.K. shared a side-by-side comparison shot of the crowds waiting to catch a glimpse of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle after their wedding next to a shot of the crowd outside of the Capital from the 71-year-old president’s inauguration back in 2017.

“Love > Hate,” J.K. tweeted along with the photos.

Sine the 2016 election, J.K. has been extremely vocal in her distaste of Trump.

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Sarah Hyland, Darren Criss, & Ezra Miller Attend 'Harry Potter & The Cursed Child' Broadway Opening

Sarah Hyland wears a strapless black dress while attending the opening night of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway at the Lyric Theatre on Sunday (April 22) in New York City.

The 27-year-old actress was joined by her boyfriend Wells Adams, Darren Criss, Ezra Miller, and J.K. Rowling herself.

Sarah and Wells came out to support her father, Edward James Hyland, is starring the play as Albus Dumbledore and Amos Diggory.

Also in attendance were Whoopi Goldberg, Fantastic Beasts actor Dan Fogler, Brooke Shields, Liev Schreiber with his kids Samuel and Alexander, Imogen Heap, Ana Villafane, Cherry Jones, Jessica Williams, and Ellen Burstyn.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child first opened in London in 2016 and officially opens on Broadway TONIGHT (April 22) at the Lyric Theatre.

FYI: Sarah is wearing a Christian Siriano dress, Giuseppe Zanotti shoes, and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.

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J.K. Rowling Receives Companion of Honor From Prince William!

J.K. Rowling had a big day!

The 52-year-old “Harry Potter” author was named royal Companion of Honor by Prince William at an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday (December 12) in London, England.

J.K. said of the honor, which only includes 65 total people: “to be included in the distinguished and diversely talented company of the other Companions of Honor, especially as a female writer, is a particular privilege.”

Other recipients of this prize are scientist Stephen Hawking, artist David Hockney, ex-Beatle Paul McCartney and Downton Abbey star Maggie Smith.

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Amber Heard Responds to JK Rowling & Warner Bros Defending Johnny Depp's 'Fantastic Beasts' Role

Amber Heard has broken her silence after JK Rowling and Warner Bros defended their decisions to keep her ex husband Johnny Depp in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald after she accused him of physically abusing her.

The 31-year-old Aquaman actress took to Instagram on Thursday night (December 7) to call out the author and production company for only using certain parts of the the former couple’s statement from 2016 while defending their decision.

“For the record, this was our FULL joint statement. To pick and choose certain lines and quote them out of context, is just not right. Women, continue to stand up and stay strong. Love, Amber,” Amber captioned her post along with their statement.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald hits theaters on November 16, 2018.

Check out Amber‘s post below.