Camille Vasquez, who represented Johnny Depp in his lawsuit against Amber Heard in Fairfax, Virginia, called rumors of a romance between her and the actor "sexist."
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"I care very deeply about my clients and obviously we've become close," she told People. But when I say us, I mean the whole team, and of course that includes Johnny."
The lawyer added that the Pirates of the Caribbean actor had been a friend and client for four and a half years. Describing the rumors as 'unethical', she added: 'It's sexist. It's unfortunate and it's disappointing, but at the same time, it goes hand in hand with this kind of work. I can't say I'm very surprised."
When told that she was too physically intimate with the American star during her trial, she recalled her "Cuban and Colombian" origins.
“I am tactile. what do you want me to say? I kiss everyone. And I'm not ashamed of that," she said.
“This man was fighting to get his life back and it broke my heart to see him day in and day out having to sit there and listen to the most horrific allegations leveled against him. And if I could provide some comfort, then of course I did, whether it was by holding his hand or letting him know that we were there and that we were going to fight for him because he deserved it. added Camille Vasquez.