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Camille Vasquez, one of actor Johnny Depp’s lawyers, went viral again this week when she grilled actress Amber Heard over a past deposition video of the actress talking about a video leak of Depp to TMZ.
In the years-old video of the deposition, Heard appears to confess to leaking the video or possibly selling the footage to the outlet.
After playing part of the clip, Vasquez wasted little time going after Heard.
“You slipped up there, didn’t you, Ms. Heard?” Vasquez grilled Heard on the stand, after playing footage of Heard talking about the leak.
“You let it slip out that TMZ had been alerted to your filing of the domestic violence restraining order, didn’t you?” the attorney continued.
“I disagree,” Heard responded. “That’s not what I’m talking about.”
“TMZ’s the same outlet that you released the video of Mr. Depp attacking the kitchen cabinets the day before this deposition was taken, wasn’t it?” Vasquez pressed. “TMZ owns the copyright to that video now, doesn’t it?”
Heard denied leaking the footage.
“Did they pay you for that?” Vasquez continued.
“I never got paid for it because I had nothing to do with that,” a frustrated Heard responded.
TMZ exclusively obtained video of a seemingly inebriated Depp slamming cabinets, and also “published photos of Heard’s bruised face, along with the exclusive story about her restraining order filing,” Radar Online reported.
In the deposition video clip shown to the court this week, Heard can be seen claiming she was trying to get in contact with Depp to let him know that she had filed for divorce and a temporary restraining order before he found out through the press, specifically TMZ.
Heard can be seen in the deposition video throwing her hands to her mouth and then her face.
Depp’s team argued that the actress had “slipped up” with a confession that she leaked the information to TMZ.
WATCH: "Slipped up there, didn't you, Miss Heard?" Vasquez asks Heard, about a comment made in the 2016 deposition about TMZ. "I never got paid for it because I had nothing to do with that," Heard counters.#JohnnyDepp #AmberHeard @LawCrimeNetwork pic.twitter.com/0UlaJBrBDi
— Sierra Gillespie (@sierragillespie) May 17, 2022
Heard went viral on Tuesday after she appeared to ignore direction from Judge Penny Azcarate.
Heard can be seen rushing out of the courtroom after a disastrous redirect questioning from her legal team as her trial does not appear to be going well for her.
Actor Johnny Depp, Heard’s ex-husband, is suing her for $50 million over an op-ed she wrote at The Washington Post about domestic violence. Depp claims the op-ed and allegations against him did significant damage to his career.
During a cross-examination on Tuesday afternoon by Depp’s lawyer, Camille Vasquez, Heard became visibly frustrated and upset numerous times.
Things got even worse when Heard’s lawyer, Elaine Bredehoft, tried her best to help rehabilitate Heard during redirect questioning.
Bredehoft was repeatedly unable to successfully ask Heard questions due to sustained objections from Vasquez.
“When #AmberHeard was done testifying the judge told her she could have a seat next to her attorney, twice, – instead – Heard walked out of the courtroom before the jury had the opportunity to leave for the break,” Law&Crime’s Cathy Russon captioned the video.
The video clip shows Heard jetting towards the door to leave the courtroom while taking a sip of her drink.
It also appears that Heard ignored Judge Azcarate’s initial direction.
“You can have a seat next to your attorney, okay?” the judge told Heard. “You can go have a seat next to her, that’s fine.”
Instead, Heard walked straight for the door.
Several members of Depp’s legal team embraced for hugs and appeared happy with how the trial has been going.
When #AmberHeard was done testifying the judge told her she could have a seat next to her attorney, twice, – instead – Heard walked out of the courtroom before the jury had the opportunity to leave for the break. #JohnnyDepp pic.twitter.com/dP4am8fEmE
— Cathy Russon (@cathyrusson) May 17, 2022
Many celebrities have publicly come out in support of Depp.
Comedian and actor Bill Burr said: “I’m wondering, all these people who just accepted her lies, if they’re gonna apologize somehow because they publicly trashed him. It’d be nice if they then publicly apologized and said, ‘maybe next time we won’t jump to conclusions.’”
Actress Wynnona Ryder, a former girlfriend, added: “He was never, never violent towards me. He was never, never abusive at all towards me. He has never been violent or abusive towards anybody I have seen. I truly and honestly only know him as a really good man – an incredibly loving, extremely caring guy who was so very protective of me and the people that he loves, and I felt so very, very safe with him.”
French singer Vanessa Paradis, the mother of Depp’s two children and former partner of 14 years, has publicly called Heard’s accusations “false facts.”
Penélope Cruz: “Many years have passed and I have not only made 3 movies with him, but I also count on him as a great friend. I’ve always been impressed by his kindness, his brilliant mind, his talent, and his peculiar sense of humor. I’ve seen Johnny in so many situations and he is always kind to everyone around. He is one of the most generous people I know.”