Following the jury’s verdict in the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation case, Depp’s fans are praising his attorneys, particularly Camille Vasquez.
On June 1, the jury returned the final verdict in the ongoing case between Depp and Heard, in which Depp sued Heard for $50 million over a comment she published in 2018 The Washington Post. The jury ruled in favor of Depp and awarded the award Pirates of the Caribbean Actor Heard awarded $15 million in damages and $2 million in damages over comments by Depp’s former attorney, Adam Waldman, who called Heard’s abuse claims a “hoax.”
Upon hearing the news of Depp’s win, fans took to social media to praise Depp’s attorneys, including Vasquez.
“Johnny Depp’s legal team – Ben Chew, Camille Vasquez, Wayne Dennison, Stephanie Calnan, Rebecca MacDowell Lecaroz, Yarelyn Mena, Jessica Meyers and Samuel Moniz – thank you for standing with Johnny and helping him bring the truth to light . This would not have happened without you,” wrote one Twitter user.
Another fan applauded: “Always good to have a top notch lawyer!!! The verdict is fair! Huge respect for Camille Vazquez! We love you! You’re the best!”
“Camille Vasquez is a fucking beast. Because of her and the rest of Johnny’s amazing legal team, Johnny Depp got justice today,” said another.
“Acknowledgment piece for Johnny Depp’s attorney, Camille Vasquez.
Brilliant and beautiful,” exclaimed one user.
“No, but seeing Camille Vasquez swallowed was very special,” wrote another in a heartfelt tweet. “I cried with her and the rest of his legal team…they are the real MVPS.”
“Johnny Depp fans would like to give a big shout out to Miss Camille f**kin Vasquez and Mr Ben f**kin Chew. You all should be inducted into a Law Hall of Fame if there is one,” read another account.
“Camille is getting really emotional, she is such an incredible woman and I am eternally grateful to her for what she has done for Johnny Depp. Thank you Camille, you deserve it too,” exclaimed one fan.
In the courtroom, Depp’s team celebrated their victory. In a statement, Vasquez spoke alongside Ben Chew outside the courthouse.
“Today’s verdict confirms what we have said from the beginning: that the allegations against Johnny Depp are defamatory and not supported by any evidence. We are grateful to the jury for their careful deliberation, the judge and court officials who have done so – so grateful they have devoted tremendous amounts of time and resources to this case,” Vasquez said.
Depp took to social media to issue a statement of his win, in which he spoke about the “hateful content” he received and the impact it had on his career, why he was following this case and appreciated the support during the process.
“I hope that my quest to speak the truth has helped others, men or women, who have found themselves in my situation and that those who support them never stand up. I also hope that by then the position will not again be found innocent in court and in the media,” he wrote.
https://www.newsweek.com/camille-vasquez-celebrated-johnny-depp-fans-after-verdict-1712250 Camille Vasquez is hailed by Johnny Depp fans after the verdict