Johnny Depp’s attorney, Camille Vasquez, has revealed in a new interview why the actor decided to appeal the outcome of the defamation lawsuit. Camille said that as the case progressed, Johnny’s legal team made plans to “protect” the interests of his “client.”
Johnny Depp is suing ex-wife Amber over a 2018 article she wrote for The Washington Post about her experiences as a domestic violence survivor. has appealed the $10.35 million settlement awarded to Johnny in the June 1 verdict. Camille, who made headlines in a high-profile trial, recently sat down with CBS Morning host Gayle King for an interview to discuss the ongoing Johnny and Amber legal story. When he said: “Is it fair to say that none of you would have appealed if she (Amber) didn’t appeal [the results of the defamation lawsuit]?” Camille replied, “Yes, that’s a very fair statement.” “We have to protect the interests of our customers,” he added.
Janie’s attorney said the actor’s attorney would “protect” him while the lawsuit raged. It is to uphold the judgment in favor of the court and allow both parties to proceed.”
Recently, Amber’s attorney said the US court that heard the defamation case “made a mistake that prevented a fair and just trial in line with the First Amendment.” The next day, Johnny also filed an appeal to appeal the $2 million the jury ordered to pay Amber in the defamation trial verdict.