Johnny Depp has been single as far as is known since his high-profile divorce from Amber Heard, but now fans and media reports speculate that the 59-year-old actor has found love again.
The Pirates of the Caribbean the actor is now romantically linked to one of his lawyers.
Joelle Rich, a lawyer at Schillings Partners in the UK, represented Depp in his libel trial against a British tabloid, Sun.
Depp lost a defamation case in 2020 against a newspaper that described the actor as a “wives beater” in respect of allegations of domestic violence that Heard had brought against him during his 2016 divorce proceedings.
Who is Joelle Rich?
Rich is a partner at Schillings, a law firm that, consistent with its company profile, helps individuals and families protect their privacy and reputation both inside and outside the courtroom.
The lawyer has “special expertise in protecting the privacy of individuals against unjustified intrusion and media attention” and over “ten years of experience in media law”.
Rich also reportedly represented Meghan Markle in her case against the Mail on Sunday newspaper.
The Duchess of Suss*x sued the publisher of the publication in 2018 for violating her privacy by publishing a private letter that she sent to her father, Thomas Markle.
Newsweek contacted a representative from Depp and Rich for comment.
During a multi-million dollar libel trial in Fairfax, Virginia, it was speculated that Depp and one of his American lawyers, Camille Vasquez, were dating.
Vasquez, who became a celebrity herself thanks to a courtroom performance, silenced rumors that she and Sweeney Todd the stars were romantically involved, calling such speculations “s*xist.”
The issue was raised in the June interview with PeopleVasquez said, “I guess it’s about being a woman who just does her job.”
She continued, “It is disappointing that some stores have acted with this in some way or have said that my interactions with Johnny – who is a friend I have known and represented for four and a half years – that my interactions were in any way inappropriate or unprofessional. It’s disappointing to hear.
“I care a lot about my clients and of course we got closer to each other,” she added. “But when I say” we “I mean the whole team and of course Johnny. I am Cuban and Colombian. I am tangible. What do you want me to say? I hug everyone. don’t be ashamed of that. “
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