The #MeToo movement gained a foothold in 2017 having followed the Harvey Weinstein story. While the movement is primarily focused on female survivors, another movement appeared to emerge following Johnny Depp’s victory against Amber Heard in a multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuit that had been ongoing for weeks.
Following the verdict in the defamation case involving Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, the hashtag #MenToo has gained traction on social media. Millions of people tuned in to see the televised defamation trial featuring the celebrity ex-couple whose marriage appears to have ended forever.
In the long-running defamation trial in the United States, a jury awarded Johnny Depp over $10 million in damages, but Amber Heard received only $2 million for the harm inflicted by Johnny Depp’s lawyers.
Fans back Johnny Depp’s claim that #Mentoo can be domestic abuse survivors.
Many people came to the defense of the Pirates of the Caribbean actor on Twitter, sharing nonstop tweets and discussions, which helped #Mentoo become a trending topic on Twitter. Men, according to social media users, can also be victims of domestic abuse.