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Amber Heard opens up about domestic abuse and politics

The actress wants to use her platform for justice

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Amber Heard has opened up about domestic violence and politics.

The actress filed for divorce from Johnny Depp two years ago and was granted a domestic violence restraining order against him.

In an interview with Glamour for her new film, Aquaman, the 32-year-old spoke about how women are judged for coming forward about certain issues.

“When a woman comes forward, she will be met with skepticism, hostility, and shame, all a man has to do is point to an incentive. He will. Or society will.”

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Last year, Johnny paid a $7 million divorce settlement and Amber dismissed the restraining order against him.

Following their divorce settlement, the actress donated the sum to the ACLU, with a particular focus on ending violence against women, and the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.

The 32-year-old also highlighted how she wants to use her platform to help others: “My job provides me with a platform, silence is complacency.”

“We get paid less as women, and we end up spending more time on set, because of hair and makeup demands.”