Camille Vasquez Tells Jury That 'No One Showed Up' For Amber Heard Except For Her Sister



Camille Vasquez took a personal shot at Amber Heard during her closing argument on Friday.

Johnny Depp's attorney was delivering her rebuttal closing argument to the jury, as the high profile defamation case comes to its close.

The 58-year-old Pirates of the Caribbean star is suing ex-wife Heard for $50 million after she referred to herself as a "public figure representing domestic abuse" in an op-ed she wrote for The Washington Post in 2018.

Heard's article was titled: "I spoke up against sexual violence—and faced our culture's wrath. That has to change."


Although Heard, 36, never mentioned Depp by name in the op-ed, his lawyers claim the piece was obviously about him and subsequently resulted in him losing work. Depp has repeatedly denied the allegations that he was physically violent toward his ex-wife.

The Aquaman star is countersuing for $100 million - claiming she was only ever violent against Depp in self-defense or in defense of her younger sister, per NBC News, and for comments made by Adam Waldman, Depp's former lawyer.

And on Friday, Vasquez didn't hesitate to land a personal blow on the actress.

Watch the moment the attorney dissects Heard's witnesses below:


Addressing the jury in the Fairfax, Virginia, courtroom, Vasquez said: "You may have noticed that no one showed up for Ms. Heard in this courtroom other than her sister.

"Every other witness who traveled to Virginia for her was a paid expert."

The attorney continued: "This is a woman who burns bridges. Her close friends don't show up for her.

"Mr. [Ben] Rottenborn tried to discredit Mr. Depp's witnesses by suggesting that they're all on Mr. Depp's payroll. So he doubled down on the hoax theory. That everyone is just lying."


Heard's sister, Whitney Henriquez, testified in court earlier this month, during which she told the jury that she was asked to sign a non-disclosure agreement after Depp allegedly hit her in the back and repeatedly "whacked" Heard in the face, per Insider.

Vasquez then listed all of Depp's witnesses, telling the jury that none of them are on the actor's payroll. "Kate Moss is definitely not on Mr. Depp’s payroll," Vasquez said. "Miss Heard wants you to believe that all these people are lying."


Referring to a recording shown to the court of Depp "howling like an animal" during a 2014 private flight from Boston to Los Angeles, Vasquez vehemently defended her client, saying:

"What did Miss. Heard capture of this supposed rampage? Mr. Depp moaning in distress? That’s what she chose to record. What sort of person records something like that?


"What sort of person takes pictures of their husband or boyfriend or fiancĂ© who’s struggling with sobriety, nodding off with ice cream dripping off his leg, his hand in his pocket, or asleep on the ground?”

"Why are you here? You’re here because of a lie," Vasquez then told the jury. "And that was a lie that Ms. Heard repeated in the [Washington Post] op-ed."


Following her closing rebuttal argument, Depp could be seen giving Vasquez a hug.

The jury for the trial is now deliberating on the verdict in the high-profile case.




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