“I’ve taken all the vacation I can this year so I can be here for Johnny.”
So says 59-year-old Ivan De Boer, who is one of the many women who go to extremes to attend Johnny Depp’s trial against his ex-wife, Amber Heard.
People has spoken to her and a whole host of others who each walk the line out to get into the trial that is taking place in Virginia.
Ivan De Boer, who lives in Los Angeles, thus estimates that she has had expenses totaling $ 212,000 to be able to be present every day since the case began on April 11th.
And she’s fine with that.
“I regret nothing. I would regret it if I were not here. “
52-year-old Sharon Smith comes even further away from.
After her relationship in the UK broke down, she decided to pack up her life in a storage room and fly to Virginia in the US to follow suit.
She has so far spent 70,000 kroner to follow the case, where she shows up every day to the queue at the courthouse at one o’clock at night to secure her place.
However, it is not only the night’s sleep and money that the avid fans have to sacrifice.
40-year-old Aneela Metha is so keen on standing in line that she is not home for her 10-year wedding anniversary. She has instead asked her husband if he wants to keep her company.
‘I asked him if he, as part of my gift, would take with me? And he said ‘damn no’. “
Several of the people People have spoken to also spend the night in their cars out in front of the court so they can save on expenses.
The case between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard is the culmination of their divorce in 2016.
Johnny Depp has sued his ex-wife for slander and allegations of domestic violence, which he believes have cost him his career.
For that, he demands compensation of 353 million kroner.
Johnny Depp has also been fired from several major film productions. Among them is the Harry Potter spin-off ‘Fantastic Beasts’, where his role has been taken over by Danish Mads Mikkelsen.