CUNY deletes profile of recent grad who worked on Johnny Depp's legal team over 'strong negative emotions' from readers

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The City University of New York deleted an article boasting of a recent grad who served on Johnny Depp’s legal team and said it was not intended to question any allegations that were made by Amber Heard — even while a jury already ruled in Depp’s favor on June 1.

The school cited “strong negative emotions” from some readers and apologized for ever posting the article.

“We appreciate everyone who shared their concerns about an article in our newsletter featuring a recent CUNY graduate who worked on Johnny Depp’s legal team,” the school wrote, as reported by The College Fix. The article was about Yarelyn Mena, a 2015 school grad.

“We understand the strong negative emotions this article elicited and apologize for publishing the item. We have removed it from our CUNYverse blog. The article was not meant to convey support for Mr. Depp, implicitly or otherwise, or to call into question any allegations that were made by Amber Heard. Domestic violence is a serious issue in our society and we regret any pain this article may have caused.”

Depp and Heard were recently embroiled in a public lawsuit in which each side accused the other of domestic violence.

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