What’s Current: Amber Heard gives her $7 million divorce settlement to charity


Amber Heard, who filed for divorce after accusing her now ex-husband, Johnny Depp, of ongoing abuse, says she will be donating her $7 million divorce settlement to several charities, including “the ACLU, with a particular focus to stop violence against women.”

“Money played no role for me 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 said in a statement Thursday.

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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including The Spectator, UnHerd, Quillette, the CBC, New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and lives in Vancouver, B.C. with her very beautiful dog.