Johnny Depp’s authorized workforce professional Camille Vasquez has claimed that her shopper determined to enchantment the result of his defamation trial verdict as a result of his ex-wife Amber Heard did it first.
Vasquez, who grow to be common because of her involvement within the high-profile trial, spoke with CBS Morning’s host Gayle King on Thursday. She mentioned the continued authorized saga involving Depp and Heard.
She claimed that the Pirates of the Caribbean star, 59, would have moved on from the trial if Heard didn’t insist on “persevering with to litigate this matter”.
King requested, “Is it protected to say if she [Heard] hadn’t appealed you all wouldn’t have appealed both? You’d have moved on?” Vasquez responded, “Sure,” including that “that may be a particularly reasonable assertion.”
“We now have to guard our shopper’s pursuits,” she mentioned.
Final Thursday, the Aquaman actress filed an enchantment in opposition to the $10m award together with her attorneys arguing that they consider “the courtroom made errors that prevented a simply and truthful verdict in line with the First Modification.”
The next day, Depp additionally filed a authorized discover to enchantment the $2m defamation award the jury ordered him to pay his ex-wife.