Johnny Depp in a relationship with Camille Vasquez? The lawyer’s scathing response

Ten days after the announcement of the verdict, the trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard continues to make people talk. The reason ? The alleged relationship between the actor and Camille Vasquez, one of his lawyers.

For six weeks, Johnny Depp and his ex-wife, Amber Heard, were opposed in a highly publicized trial. While their legal teams have alternately pleaded to prove the innocence of their clients, Camilla Vasquez, one of the actor’s lawyers, found herself in the spotlight for anything but professional reasons. Many people thought they saw in his complicity with Johnny Depp the beginning of a romantic relationship. In an interview with People, Thursday, June 9, the 37-year-old American wanted to respond to the rumors. “It’s disappointing that some say my interactions with Johnny – who is a friend and whom I’ve been representing for four and a half years now – are inappropriate or unprofessional. It’s disappointing to hear », she said, adding to be “very happy in her marriage”. She also insisted on recalling that a relationship with her client was ” unethical “ of his profession.

The one who was in charge of the defense of the actor did not seem surprised by these speculations. “I care deeply about my clients and obviously we have become close. But when I say ‘we’, it’s the whole team, which includes Johnny. I’m Cuban and Colombian, very tactile, I embrace everyone. I’m not ashamed of it », she justified herself. It’s hard not to see these accusations as a form of sexism. “It’s sexist, it’s regrettable and it’s sad, but it goes with the situation. I can’t really say it surprised me. »

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Defamation lawsuit on domestic violence charges

As a reminder, Johnny Depp accused of defamation his ex-wife following the publication of a column in the washington post where she explained that she had been the victim of domestic violence. Amber Heard had then counter-attacked and also sued her ex-husband for defamation after one of her ex-husband’s lawyers called his accusations of violence a “set-up”. After a six-week trial, the jurors overwhelmingly agreed with Johnny Depp. The actress ofAquaman was ordered to pay him $15 million. The interpreter of Jack Sparrow will have to pay him two.

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