Women’s Aid statement on Johnny Depp losing libel trial against The Sun

Nicki Norman, acting chief executive at Women’s Aid, said  

“The allegations of domestic abuse against Johnny Depp were extremely serious. Everyone who has experienced domestic abuse deserves to be listened to and believed. This also applies to survivors who do not fit the image of the “perfect” victim – and regardless of the high profile of the alleged abuser. There is no excuse for domestic abuse.” 

As always our thoughts are with the survivors. If you are worried that your partner, or that of a friend or family member, is controlling and abusive, go to www.womensaid.org.uk for support and information, including Live Chat, the Survivors’ Forum, The Survivor’s Handbook and the Domestic Abuse Directory. Live Chat is open from 10 am – 4 pm on weekdays and 10am-12pm on weekends for confidential expert support from specialised support workers. Click here to access support and advice.     

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