Johnny Depp and his newly revealed lawyer-turned-girlfriend, Joelle Wealthy, have been hiding in plain sight for months.
Regardless of not having any official position within the film star’s victorious defamation trial in opposition to ex-wife Amber Heard earlier this 12 months, Wealthy was photographed on the Fairfax County Courthouse in Virginia almost each single day of the weeks-long trial that ran from April 11 to June 1.
The London-based legal professional, 37, represented Depp, 59, in his UK libel case in opposition to the Solar again in 2020. Regardless of the authorized loss, the pair emerged fortunate in love.
In keeping with infinite images from inside and outdoors the courthouse, Wealthy — a companion at Schillings legislation agency — would arrive with the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star, sit straight behind him within the first row, wave to his followers upon the day’s finish, exit the premises with him and even depart in the identical automobile.
At one level, paparazzi even caught Wealthy leaning in and smiling as Depp confirmed her one thing on his telephone.
Johnny Depp and girlfriend Joelle Wealthy have been making public appearances collectively for months.POOL/AFP through Getty Pictures
Images present she was current almost every single day of his trial in opposition to Amber Heard, regardless of not being concerned within the case.Getty Pictures
Although the lovebirds stored their demeanors towards each other skilled, a supply advised Us Weekly that she was certainly there for “private” causes — primarily, to “help” her man.
It’s unclear when their relationship turned romantic, and reps for the actor couldn’t be reached for remark.
Nevertheless, Us Weekly’s insider spilled that the 2 would meet up “discreetly” in motels throughout the early phases of their courtship.
“Their chemistry is off the charts,” the informant stated. “It’s critical between them. They’re the true deal.”
Wealthy is a mom of two who’s within the midst of a divorce, although she was apparently married when she met Depp.
The pair appeared chummy however skilled.Ron Sachs – CNP
Regardless of her apparent presence throughout the extremely publicized defamation trial, followers had been satisfied the “Edward Scissorhands” star was secretly relationship ons of his US attorneys, Camille Vasquez.
However she rapidly quieted the rumor mill, calling the rumors “sexist” and “unethical.”
“I care very deeply about my purchasers, and we’ve clearly develop into shut,” she advised Individuals in June. “However once I say ‘we,’ I imply the whole group, and naturally that features Johnny.”