Amber Heard settles defamation case with ex-husband Johnny Depp.
Heard was ordered to pay $10 million to Depp by a Virginia jury.
She recently appealed this verdict in the Virginia court.
Depp also filed his own appeal.
Heard did not reveal the terms of the settlement.
She shared a note on Instagram explaining her decision.
The actress wrote she lost faith in the American legal system.
She was protected from media scrutiny in the UK legal system.
Heard cannot afford the financial and emotional cost of another trial.
She will continue to speak her truth and work to effect change.
Finally, Amber Heard thanked her supporters and legal teams.