Johnny Depp ‘specifically’ wanted Camille Vasquez in his legal team; lawyer explains why

On June 1, a Virginia jury dominated in favour of Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp in his defamation lawsuit in opposition to ex-wife Amber Heard. The verdict famous that the Aquaman actor defamed Depp when she wrote a 2018 Washington Post op-ed alluding to her previous claims of home violence. While Depp was granted $15 million in damages for defamation, in distinction to simply $2 million for Heard, who had counter-sued. Post profitable the high-profile defamation trial in opposition to Amber Heard, Johnny Depp’s legal professional Camille Vasquez grew to become a social media star because the Mortdecai actor followers hailed her for all of the efforts she put in to make him win the case in opposition to his ex-wife.

On Thursday, CBS Morning shared a teaser from the upcoming interview of Camille Vasquez with host Gayle King throughout which the latter requested her why Johnny Depp ‘particularly’ wished her in his authorized staff. Replying to her question, Vasquez stated that she was ‘fortunate’ that she acquired to characterize him in his defamation trial in opposition to ex-wife Amber Heard. Gayle additional insisted Camille to elucidate why solely she was chosen to which the latter replied, “This case referred to as for a lady’s perspective. And I used to be the fortunate individual chosen to do that job.”

‘This was his title, this was his life’: Camille Vasquez

The host once more interrupted, asking, “Do you are feeling fortunate? Is fortunate the phrase?”

To this, Camille replied, “I feel so, yeah. I feel exhausting work and luck – you’ll be able to’t underestimate there was a mixture there. Of course, it is a super quantity of hours, nevertheless it’s additionally somewhat little bit of luck, and it is not a job that I took evenly. This was his title, this was his life. It was essential.”

Earlier, there have been rumours that Camille Vasquez and Johnny Depp had been romantically concerned throughout the entire trial. Opening up about the identical, the previous stated, “It’s disappointing that sure retailers form of ran with it or stated that my interactions with Johnny – who’s a good friend and I’ve identified and represented for four-and-a-half years now – that my interactions in any means had been inappropriate or unprofessional. That’s disappointing to listen to.”

(Image: @camillevasquezofficial/Instagram/AP)

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