Camille Vasquez, who successfully defended Johnny Depp during his defamation trial with Amber Heard, has labeled rumors of a romance with her client ‘regrettable and disappointing’ hope’
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Johnny Depp’s lawyer, Camille Vasquez, described the romance rumors between the pair as ‘regrettable and disappointing’.
The 37-year-old, who successfully defended Depp in his ex-wife Amber Heard’s defamation trial, said she was tired and tired of the rumor, but admitted it ‘come to our territory’ a woman doing her job’.
Ms Vasquez, whose boyfriend she says she is ‘very happy’ with, said such accusations were sexist, adding that it was immoral to date clients.
“It’s disappointing when certain agents run after it or say that my interactions with Johnny – a friend and I have known and represented for four and a half years now – that my interactions follow any Which way is inappropriate or unprofessional. It’s disappointing to hear,” she said People.
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The Californian girl accidentally became the center of attention on the international scene during Heard’s cross-examination, she almost became a star thanks to her edgy courtroom style.
Since then, she has been elevated to partner at her company Brown Rudnick due to her efforts in the trial.
Unfortunately, pictures of the lawyer embracing Depp after the win didn’t dispel those rumors, but she explains: “I care so much about my client, and we’ve clearly become a bit of a whirlwind. close. But when I say us, I mean the entire team, and of course Johnny included. I’m Cuban and Colombian. I’m sharp. What do you want me to say? I hug everyone. And I’m not ashamed of it.”
She continued: “This man fought for his life and it broke my heart to see him sitting there day in and day out listening to the most horrific allegations. And if I can give him any consolation, then of course I do, whether it’s holding his hand or letting him know that we were there and we fought hard. Fight for him because he deserves it.”
Meanwhile, a clip of Ms Vasquez has gone viral on TikTok, garnering a staggering 38 million views in two weeks.
The two-minute video shows the lawyer repeatedly stopping Heard’s own defense with the word ‘objection’.
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Following the trial’s conclusion, Heard’s team claimed the jury was swayed by the support shown for Depp across social media – including TikTok.
However, Ms Vasquez’s colleague, Ben Chew, refuted such claims and insisted that it “played no role” and that the jury reached a verdict based entirely on evidence that both parties given.
And Ms. Vasquez weighed in on the matter herself, adding that the #MeToo movement was ignored by the ruling in Johnny’s favor.
She said: “We encourage any victim to come forward. Domestic violence has no gender.
“The facts are what they were. The jury made a unanimous decision based on those facts.”
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/johnny-depps-lawyer-camille-vasquez-27204982 Johnny Depp's lawyer Camille Vasquez says the affair rumors are 'regrettable and disappointing'