The Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial grabbed the headlines for six weeks and at last the jury within the Fairfax, Virginia court docket concluded that each events had been defamed after their bitter fallout and divorce in 2016. Depp was awarded USD 15 million in damages as the jury declared that the Hollywood star was defamed by his ex-wife in 2018 op-ed revealed in The Washington Publish. Many on social media, who had been siding with Depp for the reason that begin, appeared proud of the decision.
Depp’s legal professionals seize limelight throughout Amber Heard trial
Throughout the trial, Depp’s legal professionals had been all folks may speak about. Camille Vasquez, who represented Depp, has change into an in a single day celeb. Throughout the trial, Vasquez had fearlessly cross-examined Heard. She additionally requested the Aquaman actor whether or not the USD 7 million greenback divorce settlement quantity had been donated to charity by her, as promised. Vasquez was additionally linked to Depp romantically.
Now, it has been revealed that Depp employed one among his legal professionals after seeing the hit Netflix sequence Making a Assassin.
Depp hires lawyer he noticed on TV
One of many legal professionals representing Depp has featured on the Netflix sequence Making a Assassin. Her identify is Kathleen Zellner. She mentioned that Depp employed her as a result of he noticed her on the present and remembered her saying she was ‘the final individual somebody would rent in the event that they had been responsible’.
Depp approached Zellner and left a voicemail
Talking to the Regulation & Crime Community following the Depp vs Heard verdict, Zellner mentioned, “He (Depp) known as me and left a voicemail at my workplace. I didn’t actually consider that it was Johnny Depp in any respect, nevertheless it appeared like him and he left the telephone quantity and simply mentioned he wished to speak to me. It was indicative to me of the truth that he was harmless, as a result of he mentioned, ‘I noticed on Making a Assassin, the place you mentioned that you just’d be the final individual somebody would rent in the event that they had been responsible, since you would discover out about it’.
Netizens react to this weird connection
As this connection was revealed, netizens reacted by writing, “Now I’m satisfied… this was not a trial… this was TV sequence (sic),” and one other one mentioned, “Very attention-grabbing..I watched that present on Netflix (sic).”