Amber Heard explains her reasons for speaking out after the Johnny Depp verdict in a nationally aired interview.
An Amber Heard: After the Verdict special appeared on Peacock Thursday, including largely of excerpts that were pushed out on the Today show earlier this week, ahead of NBC News’ complete Dateline special airing Friday on NBC. The 20-minute programme, on the other hand, was peppered with new moments.
Savannah Guthrie began by asking Heard, 36, why she agreed to do the interview, which was her first on-camera interview since the contentious June 1 verdict. “You’ve arrived. Some may inquire as to why. Are you a brave person? Are you a risk taker? Are you vengeful? Why did you want to undertake an interview in the first place? “Guthrie, 50, enquired.
“One thing I can tell you is one thing I’m not is vindictive. There’s no part of me that sees any…. This would be a really lousy way to get vengeance,” said the actress with a laugh. Guthrie then asked, “What do you hope to get across here? You’ve had everything said about you. What do you wish people knew?”
“You know, Savannah, as silly as it is to say this out loud,” Heard responded, “my goal, the only thing I could hope for at this point, is I just want people to see me as a human being.”