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In the closing arguments on Friday in Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard defamation trail, Depp’s attorney Camille Vasquez slammed Amber Heard saying that she gave the performance of her life.

As the trial nears its conclusion, attorneys have been delivering closing statements. Depp sued Heard for $50 million for defaming him in an op-ed she penned in 2018, claiming she was a victim of domestic and sexual violence. Amber Heard has filed a $100 million nuisance lawsuit against Depp. However, he has always denied the allegations of abuse, making the trial a flurry of contradictory testimony and witness reports.

Camille Vasquez began the final statements for the court, condemning Amber Heard of faking her emotions on the witness stand. Vasquez pointed also out that Heard’s accusations of physical assault were not supported by medical data.

She came into this courtroom prepared to give the performance of her life, and she gave it. Miss Heard’s acting coach, Christina Sexton, testified that Miss Heard has difficulty crying when she is acting. You saw it: Miss Heard sobbing without tears while spinning elaborate, exaggerated, fantastical accounts of abuse.
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Johnny Depp’s lawyer told jurors that Amber Heard’s claims of domestic violence made no sense because the star has never been accused of physical assault by another woman.

Before Amber Heard, no women ever claimed Mr. Depp raised a hand to her in his 58 years. This is MeToo without any MeToo. Mr. Depp was canceled because Miss Heard falsely accused him of domestic violence.

During the closing statements, co-counsel Benjamin Chew told the jury that some of Depp’s admirers may never look at him the same way again.

Because of what Miss Heard did, and because of what she said, Mr. Depp will go to his grave knowing no matter what he does, no matter the outcome of this trial, there are people who used to look up to him who now believe that he beat a woman, which is the worst thing you can say about a man.

Both parties have completed their final statements, and Judge Penney Azcarate will now read the jury instructions. Both Depp’s $50 million lawsuit and Heard’s $100 million countersuit must be decided by the jury.

Bernard Bond

Bernard Bond is a leading expert in celebrity journalism and a television critic.