A British court ruled Monday against Johnny Depp in his libel case against the owner of the Sun tabloid newspaper, which labelled him a “wife beater.”

In a ruling, Justice Andrew Nicol said Depp has “not succeeded in his action for libel.” He said that the defendants had shown what they published was “substantially true.”

Depp sued News Group Newspapers, publisher of The Sun, and the newspaper’s executive editor, Dan Wootton, over an April 2018 article that accused him of assaulting his wife, Amber Heard.

Elaine Charlson Bredehoft, Heard’s U.S. counsel, said in a statement that the…

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