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Why Johnny Depp’s ‘flirt’ vibe with lawyer is ‘deliberate’: body language expert

Johnny Depp’s glamorous lawyer, Camille Vasquez, has grow to be a family identify in current days, due to her cutthroat cross-examination of the actor’s ex-wife, Amber Heard, at their blockbuster defamation trial in Virginia.

But whereas the authorized eagle, 37, has been savaging Heard on the stand, she has placed on a much more affectionate show with her “Edward Scissorhands” star shopper, 58. A body-language expert has even steered their interactions paint Depp as a film-ready “romantic hero.”

At varied factors throughout the trial, Vasquez has been seen smiling supportively at Depp and has even embraced him contained in the courtroom.

Some on social media have speculated that the pair are an merchandise, with Vasquez remaining tight-lipped on romance rumors as she exited the courthouse on Wednesday.

But one body-image expert says that tender exchanges between the pair are possible manufactured in a bid to make Depp seem softer and extra likable — nearly like a “romantic hero” from one in every of his older motion pictures.

 body language expert says that tender exchanges between Johnny Depp and his lawyer Camille Vasquez are likely manufactured in a bid to make Depp appear softer and more likable — almost like a
A body language expert says that tender exchanges between Johnny Depp and his lawyer Camille Vasquez are possible manufactured in a bid to make Depp seem softer and extra likable — nearly like a “romantic hero” from one in every of his older motion pictures.
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“It looks flirtatious but that’s probably the point,” expert Judi James told the Daily Mail on Thursday. “If an image paints a thousand phrases, these ‘words’ look straight out of the pages of [romance publishing company] Mills & Boon.

“Her behavior in court places Depp back in role as the romantic hero,” James additional theorized. “For Depp’s loyal fans these dramatic rituals will seem like validation. ‘If this smart, beautiful woman thinks he is OK then maybe he is’ will be the implied message.”

{A photograph} of Vasquez embracing Depp as she closed her eyes and smiled contentedly was beamed around the globe. But James believes it was all rehearsed for the cameras, describing it as a “moving piece of body language theater.”

During the authorized proceedings, Vasquez has been seen sitting near Depp, whispering in his ear and guffawing.
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Meanwhile, Depp has been seen reciprocating Vasquez’s affectionate shows, pulling out her chair and whispering in her ear.

The actions make the actor seem light and charming — a distinction to the violent and erratic person who ex-wife Heard has been describing on the stand.

Meanwhile, James stated the choice to have Vasquez cross-examine Heard was equally deliberate, claiming {that a} “fresh, smart, fragrant and confident-looking” feminine grilling the “Aquaman” actress helps throw additional doubt on claims Depp was abusive.

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“A moving piece of body language theater”: A body language expert stated that the exchanges between Depp and Vasquez are all more likely to be constructed and extremely thought-out.
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There have been quite a few testy exchanges between Vasquez and Heard throughout the cross-examination, with the lawyer urgent the actress as to why there have been no medical information stemming from an alleged assault again in March 2015.

In a separate showdown, Vasquez received Heard to concede that she had not but donated everything of her divorce settlement to charity as she had promised. Heard insisted that she had “pledged” to provide away the money, however had been unable to “fulfill the obligations.”

Vasquez graduated from LA’s Southwestern Law School in 2010 and the University of Southern California in 2006. She was named “One to Watch” by The Best Lawyers in America for 2021 to 2022.

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Fans of Johnny Depp are lining as much as meet his lawyer Camille Vasquez exterior of the courtroom.
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Depp is suing Heard for defamation over a 2018 Washington Post op-ed that the actress wrote, through which she stated she was a sufferer of sexual violence.

She didn’t particularly identify Depp within the article, nevertheless it was written after Heard filed for a restraining order in opposition to her ex-husband in 2016 over abuse allegations.

Depp is searching for $50 million in damages. Heard has filed a $100 million countersuit.

Heard sparred with Depp's lawyer, Camille Vasquez, during her tense cross-examination.
Heard sparred with Depp’s lawyer, Camille Vasquez, throughout her tense cross-examination.
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