Johnny Depp is reportedly dating his trial lawyer. Despite not having any official role in the movie star’s victorious defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard

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Between court sessions, it seems Depp found time to meet up with one of his attorneys

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The latest development in Johnny Deep comeback tour are reports that he’s dating Joelle Rich, a London-based attorney who defended him in a similar libel case in the U.K.

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The London-based attorney, 37, represented Depp, 59, in his UK libel case against the Sun back in 2020. Despite the legal loss, the pair emerged lucky in love

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At one point, paparazzi even caught Rich leaning in and smiling as Depp showed her something on his phone

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It’s unclear when their relationship became romantic. However, insider spilled that the two would meet up “discreetly” in hotels during the early stages of their courtship

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“I care very deeply about my clients, and we have obviously become close. But when I say ‘we,’ I mean the entire team, and of course that includes Johnny” - Rich

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Rich is a mother of two who’s in the midst of a divorce, though she was apparently married when she met Depp

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