Johnny Depp has moved on and is now dating his lawyer, reported Page Six. But it’s not Hollywood’s favourite attorney, Camille Vasquez. The 59-year-old actor is alleged to be in a relationship with his UK libel case’s London-based lawyer Joelle Rich.
The report additional stated that the lawyer is married but separated, and her divorce could not be finalized but. Quoting a supply, the outlet additional stated that Depp’s and Rich’s “chemistry is off the charts,” including, “It’s critical between them. They are the true deal.”
Rich was one of many legal professionals who labored on the Pirates of the Caribbean actor’s case in opposition to the UK newspaper after he sued the outlet for libel in 2018, but she was not a part of the authorized staff who represented him in his defamation trial in opposition to ex-wife Amber Heard earlier this yr. She was, nonetheless, current within the Virginia courtroom to point out her “support” for the Oscar nominee.
“There was no skilled obligation for her being there. It was private,” the source tells Us, adding that the duo “discreetly” met up in accommodations in the course of the early phases of their romance. The insider notes that Rich was married when she met the Hollywood star, but is now divorcing her husband. She and her estranged partner share two youngsters.
Earlier, the actor and his attorney, Vasquez (she was one in every of Depp’s lead attorneys throughout his six-week defamation trial in opposition to Amber Heard) sparked dating rumors. However, Vasquez denied these rumours.
She stated she cares deeply about her shoppers. “I guess it comes with the territory of being a woman just doing her job. It’s disappointing that certain outlets kind of ran with it or said that my interactions with Johnny – who is a friend and I’ve known and represented for four-and -a-half years now – that my interactions in any way were inappropriate or unprofessional. That’s disappointing to hear,” she had stated at the moment.
Speaking to People, Vasquez revealed that she has a boyfriend and that they’re very glad of their relationship. “It’s unethical for a lawyer to date their client,” she stated, including, “It’s unfortunate and it’s disappointing, but at the same time, it kind of comes with the territory. I can’t say I was all that surprised.”
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