The highly publicized Johnny Depp-Amber Heard libel lawsuit has polarized social media and Depp’s senior status as a celebrity means much public opinion has formed in his favour. In this storyline, as courtroom moments have become instant fodder for conjecture and viral content, Depp’s attorney, Camille Vasquez, 37, has become a favorite among fans of Pirates of the Caribbean star. She was also praised for her effective cross-examination of Heard, regardless of the outcome of the trial. His constant objections to the series of questions from Heard’s attorney, Elaine Bredehoft, also left Bredehoft visibly troubled.
Camille Vasquez is the undisputed star of the Depp trial. His measured tone, his incisive questions, his complete mastery of the facts and his manifest confidence in his client are commendable. #TruthWins
— Kathleen Zellner (@ZellnerLaw) May 17, 2022
I’m still a Johnny Depp fan, but I’m ALSO now a die-hard Camille Vasquez fan. #IStandWithJohnyDepp
— Rebecca (@notbecky23) May 17, 2022
Here, she can be seen sparring with Heard about the Aquaman actor’s charitable commitment. In another video, she can be seen claiming that Depp “heard” his role as Aquaman.
— Alex (@alexr_241) May 16, 2022
— Ivana Escalera (@IvanaE) May 17, 2022
Vasquez also spoke to dozens of fans who supported Depp outside the courthouse. She posed for pictures with them and the alpacas they brought. Soon, dating rumors between her and Depp began to circulate, adding to her internet popularity. Often, she was photographed laughing or hugging Depp, further fueling dating rumors between the two. Recently, a video went viral where she could be seen smiling and remaining silent when someone outside the courthouse asked if she was dating Depp.
Camille Vasquez taking pictures with the alpacas! pic.twitter.com/JK9oibiVMv
— JAMES (@jamesfromcourt) May 18, 2022
Appreciation of Johnny Depp and Camille Vasquez. pic.twitter.com/iVjEiWcB6L
— Strawberry fields ミ☆ (@sunflxwervolsix) May 17, 2022
— TMZ (@TMZ) May 18, 2022
So who is Vasquez? According to the New York Post, Vasquez is a partner at Brown Rudnick, the law firm representing Depp in his libel suit against Heard. She specializes in litigation and arbitration, with a focus on plaintiff-side defamation cases like the one brought against Heard by Depp.
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