Johnny Depp’s attorney, Camille Vasquez, expressed her thanks for the opportunity to represent him in court against Amber Heard, his ex-wife who is accused of battering him. Heard is the defendant in this case.
Gayle King, anchor of “CBS Mornings,” posed the question to Vasquez in a preview film that aired before their sit-down interview. King wanted to know why Vasquez believes that the “Pirates of the Caribbean” actor specifically chose her to take part in the widely publicized defamation case.
The attorney, who is 38 years old, said a number of things, one of which was that it was essential to have a woman on the team.
“Why?” King resisted the pressure.
In response, Vasquez said, “This scenario required a woman’s perspective, and I was fortunate enough to be chosen to do this responsibility.”
Do you feel fortunate? Is the expression appropriate? King took a more stride forward.
Vasquez expressed agreement, stating, “I believe so, without a doubt.”
I believe that there was a combination of hard effort and luck involved there, neither of which should be undervalued. The answer is that it requires a significant amount of effort; but, there is also an element of chance, and I did not approach the task flippantly.
This was the identity he used throughout his entire life. Vasquez characterized it as very noteworthy.
Camille Vasquez: I was “fortunate”
The conversation took place a week after Heard filed a request for an appeal against the decision reached by the jury a month ago, which found in favor of Depp.
The verdict reached by the seven members of the jury was that her allegations that he physically abused her while they were together slandered him.
In spite of the fact that the state of Virginia places a limit of $350,000 on punitive damages, the court awarded the actor from “Edward Scissorhands” a total of $15 million: $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in monetary penalties.
During the course of the trial, Ms. Vasquez gained prominence on her own. TikTok was initially under the impression that the young professional and the celebrity might be involved in a romantic relationship; however, the lawyer’s insightful questions during the cross-examination and commanding presence on behalf of her client quickly solidified the lawyer’s position as a pivotal figure in the case.
Even the tattoo artist acquired a permanent inscription of Vasquez’s profile and her renowned “objection” line on her body.
On July 15, fans filmed video of Vasquez and Depp catching up to one another as they were both attending one of Depp’s shows in Europe. The British actor Edward Owen, age 38 and a businessman, was introduced to the attorney’s business partner by the attorney. Owen played Charlie in “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”
Since the completion of the trial on June 1st, Johnny Depp has been on the road with musician Jeff Beck.
On Thursday morning at seven o’clock, “CBS Mornings” will air the entirety of the conversation that took place between King and Vasquez.