02:44 GMT25 January 2021
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    On Thursday, Johnny Depp's lawyers reportedly claimed the Hollywood star "did not receive a fair trial" in connection with a case related to claims of his abusing former wife Amber Heard.

    Most netizens have reacted angrily to media reports that Netflix removed all of Johnny Depp's films from its American library, pledging that they will cancel their subscription to the streaming giant, which has not issued an official statement on the matter yet.

    "What are you doing, Netflix? Johnny Depp is innocent", one user tweeted, referring to a UK court's recent decision to reject his libel action against former wife Amber Heard who accused him of domestic violence.

    Another netizen wondered "what is wrong" with Netflix as scores of others lashed out at the company over its "disgusting" and "shameful" decision.

    The angry reaction comes as The Guardian reported that Depp's lawyers claimed he "did not receive a fair trial" and that last month's high court ruling that he had been beating Amber Heard, subsequently putting her in fear for her life, is "plainly wrong".

    Depp's attorney, David Sherborne, reportedly asked the Court of Appeal to "set aside the judgment and order a new trial" if permission to appeal against the previous ruling is given.

    According to the report, the documents filed with the Court of Appeal claim judge Andrew Nicol's ruling was "manifestly unsafe".

    In testimony before the High Court of London in July, Heard claimed that Depp had repeatedly threatened to kill her, allegations the 57-year-old actor rejected as "sick and completely untrue".

    He insisted that it was Heard who was violent toward him, as his legal team accused her of fabricating her injuries and complaints.


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