Johnny Depp has made a huge donation to an Australian hospital from the sale of NFT’s.

The Pirates of the Caribbean actor NFT community, Never Fear Truth, split US $800,000 (approx AU $1.17 million) between Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation, the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity, The Footprint Coalition and the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.

“We are pleased to be able to confirm that nearly $800,000 in total donations,” Never Fear Truth told Radar Online.

Interestingly, one of the charities, The Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, was one of two charities that Depp’s ex-wife Amber Heard pledged to donate her $7 million divorce settlement.

“The donation will be divided equally between the ACLU, with a particular focus to stop violence against women, and the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, where I have worked as a volunteer for the past 10 years,” Heard said at the time.

“Money played no role for me personally and never has, except to the extent that I could donate it to charity and, in doing so, hopefully help those less able to defend themselves.”

Heard and Depp – who split in 2016 after 15 months of marriage – were locked in a bitter legal battle over defamation claims from both parties.

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Depp sued Heard for defamation after she wrote an op-ed piece in The Washington Post in 2018 titled, “I spoke up against sexual violence — and faced our culture’s wrath. She didn’t name Depp in the piece, however, he claimed that his career suffered as a result of the implications. The ‘Pirates of the Caribbean star asked for $US 50 million in compensation.

Heard then countersued Depp for $US 100 million in damage, claiming that his legal team falsely accused her of fabricating claims against Depp.

The verdict was decided by a jury, and Heard was ordered to pay $US10.4 million in the defamation case, and Depp to pay $US2 million in the counter case.

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