Camille Vasquez To Defend Johnny Depp In New Court Case Next Month
Actor Johnny Depp will be represented in court by a lawyer Camille Vasquez the second time. Ms Vasquez gained celebrity status in the case that Mr Depp defamed his ex-wife Amber Heard.
Now, along with fellow Brown Rudnick Randall Smith, the 37-year-old attorney will defend But the pirate of the Caribbean star in a personal injury lawsuit filed by Gregg “Rocky” Brooks, the film’s location director City of Lies.
Follow IndependenceMr Brooks alleged that Mr Depp was “malicious and forceful” punching him twice in the ribs before saying he would pay him $100,000 to punch him back in the face. The incident happened in April 2017. Mr. Brooks also stated that the Hollywood actor’s actions were “willful and malicious” and intended to make him “suffer humiliation”.
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Furthermore, according to Mr Brooks, “Mr Depp’s drunkenness and temper created a hostile, abusive and unsafe work environment”. In court documents, the venue manager has also stated that he was fired from the film when he failed to sign a release giving up his right to sue over the incident.
On the other hand, according to the publication, Mr. Depp’s attorney did not admit that the actor or his accomplices beat Mr. Brooks. However, they argued that his injuries were caused by “self-defense/protection of others”, and that it was Mr Brooks who “incited” the actions that led to his own injuries.
The trial will begin on July 25 in Los Angeles County Superior Court, USA. Camille Vasquez will return to court alongside Johnny Depp for the lawsuit.
Ms. Vasquez has been promoted to cooperate at Brown Rudnick following the Amber Heard defamation trial in Fairfax County, Virginia. In the seven weeks that followed, the 37-year-old lawyer became something of a celebrity for many of Mr. Depp’s supporters in court and online.
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She was scared to cross-examine Amber Heard. Among the highlights was when she asked Ms Heard if the $7 million divorce settlement was being donated to charity by her as promised. After Ms Heard tried to avoid answering directly by saying she had “pledged” the money to various charities, Ms Vasquez pointed the wrong way by saying “Ms. Heard, best regards. , that’s not my question.”