An surprising connection. Johnny Depp and Joelle Rich turned their skilled relationship into one thing extra after the lawyer represented him in courtroom.
Us Weekly broke the information of the Pirates of the Caribbean star’s romance with Rich on September 22. Prior to Depp’s relationship along with his lawyer, the actor was married to Amber Heard from 2015 to 2017. Following 15 months of marriage, the actress filed for divorce and obtained a brief restraining order after she accused the Kentucky native of home violence.
The Nightmare on Elm Street star, who has denied the claims, ended up in a number of prolonged courtroom battles after the U.Ok. newspaper The Sun referred to him as a “wife beater” in a 2018 article. At the time, Depp employed Rich to characterize him within the libel lawsuit. The Oscar nominee in the end misplaced his abroad case two years later.
In 2018, Depp additionally took motion in opposition to his ex-wife after she penned a Washington Post op-ed. The Edward Scissorhands star argued that Heard’s article negatively impacted his appearing profession. The Texas native, for her half, additionally alleged that she misplaced out on jobs as a result of high-profile cut up and their messy authorized battles.
In June 2022, a jury dominated in favor of Depp after a number of weeks of testimonies. The musician addressed his response to the information shortly after the listening to happened.
“From the very beginning, the goal of bringing this case was to reveal the truth, regardless of the outcome,” he stated in an announcement to Us on the time. “Speaking the truth was something that I owed to my children and to all those who have remained steadfast in their support of me. I feel at peace knowing I have finally accomplished that.”
Depp stated he felt “overwhelmed” by the “outpouring of love and the colossal support and kindness” that he acquired amid the authorized proceedings. “I also hope that the position will now return to innocent until proven guilty, both within the courts and in the media,” he added.
Later that yr, Us broke the information that Depp was romantically concerned with Rich. “Their chemistry is off the charts,” an insider solely instructed Us in September 2022. “It’s serious between them. They are the real deal.”
The supply famous that the lawyer was by Depp’s facet throughout his defamation lawsuit, including, “There was no professional obligation for her being there. It was personal.”
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