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Actress Amber Heard will pay Johnny Depp $1m in a settlement of their defamation suit.

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Lawyers for Mr Depp told the BBC.

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The former couple faced off in court

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The settlement comes months after a weekslong.

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Johnny Depp and ex-wife Amber Heard have finally settled their defamation claims.

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"It’s important for me to say that I never chose this.

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The disintegration of her marriage.

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The "Danish Girl" star said she agreed to the deal "having lost faith in the American legal system." 

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Heard testified on behalf of the publisher,

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Her allegations of abuse were substantiated.

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Judge Penney Azcarate reduced the sum to $10.35 million.

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The jury handed Heard $2 million in her countersuit, 

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But the verdict was largely seen as a sweeping victory for Depp.

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"Even if my US appeal is successful, 

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She wrote of her decision not to pursue her appeal.

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"I simply cannot go through that a third time."

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