Johnny Depp is being linked to his British lawyer Joelle Rich. She represented him in his UK libel trial against the Sun.
Here is everything you need to know.
Johnny Depp could be dating one of his lawyers
According to various media outlets, Johnny Depp is dating London lawyer Joelle Rich.
A source revealed: ‘Their chemistry is off the charts. It’s serious between them. They are the real deal.
However, a different source claimed, “They are dating, but it’s not serious.”
Rich made headlines in 2018 when he became a member of Depp’s legal team in his libel case against The Sun, which he ultimately lost in November 2019.
#JD He is *allegedly* in a serious relationship with London-based lawyer Joelle Rich, who represented him in his 2020 libel trial against UK newspaper The Sun. They are together at the VA trial with a source who claims Rich attended the case to offer “support”. #Cute couple! 🥳 pic.twitter.com/nrTC6OaGOQ
— JohnnyRules (@JDs_Best_Life) September 22, 2022
If you didn’t know, the 59-year-old actor is suing the newspaper for labeling him a ‘wife beater’. However, the court found that the publication’s claims were “substantially true”.
Also, Depp’s ex-wife, Amber Heard, took the stand to testify against the Pirates of the Caribbean star.
Also, Rich was not among the lawyers who worked on Depp’s high-profile US case. However, he was present in the Virginia courtroom.
A source claimed: “There was no professional obligation for her to be there.”
In addition, they confirmed that the couple would “discreetly” meet in hotels during the early stages of their romance.
Who is Joelle Rich?
Joelle Rich is a 59-year-old solicitor from London, UK. She is a partner in the leading law firm Schillings. They are known for representing Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Rich’s official biography states that he specializes in representing his clients “against false and defamatory accusations in print, online, and on social media.”
Additionally, her bio says she has experience “protecting people’s privacy from unwarranted intrusions and media attention.”
The 59-year-old lawyer also won the Silver award for ‘Future Leader Initiative of the Year’ at the 2021 Citywealth Future Leaders Awards.
Rich was previously married to the director of the corporate finance group Bluebox. She married Jonathan in 2011. However, the couple is currently in the midst of a divorce. However, Rick gave birth to two children during their relationship.
Rumors of courtship between Johnny Depp and Camille Vásquez
Johnny Depp was previously linked to his American lawyer Camille Vasquez in the midst of his controversial defamation case. Vasquez, on the other hand, became a household name during the trial.
However, Vasquez has denied the rumors calling them “unethical” and “sexist” in nature.
With reports that Johnny Depp is dating Joelle Rich, who represented Depp in his libel case against The Sun in the UK. Rich was with Depp every day walking into court
— Jeannie (@jeanniebrichett) September 22, 2022
— FirstCuriosity (@FirstCuriosity) September 22, 2022