Johhny Depp is. one of the most popular actors ever. Depp is an icon and has accomplished various achievements during his lifetime. Captain Jack Sparrow has been the man who inspires tons of individuals worldwide. So it is no surprise that fans want to know about their favorite celebrity’s relationships. Off-lately, Johhny Depp’s high-profile divorce from Amber Heard had become a hot property, and the drama that evolves out of this is something the fans can’t seem to get enough of. And now it appears that Mr. Depp has found love right where he lost it, the court. The Pirates of the Caribbean actor is now being romantically linked to one of his lawyers who represented him in one of his cases, Joelle Rich. But who is Joelle Rich? Is Joelle related to the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle?
How are Joelle Rich and Meghan Markle connected to each other?
Attorney Joelle Rich was one of the lawyers representing Depp in the famous 2020 libel case against the British tabloid, The Sun. The actor sued the newspaper for calling him a “wife-beater.” Unfortunately, Depp lost the libel case against the newspaper. Joelle Rich is a partner at the law firm Schillings, which works to defend its clients against defamatory allegations. However, Depp is not the only big name Rich has represented. Previously, the 37-year-old lawyer represented the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, during her case against the publishers of the British daily tabloid, The Mail. The Duchess of Sussex filed a lawsuit against the publisher of the esteemed daily for invading her privacy. In 2018, Daily Mail published a private letter shared between Meghan and her father, Thomas Markle.
Although Rich was not on Depp’s legal team for the defamation Virginia trial against Amber Heard, the London-based lawyer was present in several proceedings to show her support for the Pirates of the Caribbean star.
More about Joelle Rich
Previously, Joelle was married to Jonathan Rich. However, as per reports, Rich is currently in the process of getting a divorce from her estranged husband, with whom she had two kids. Interestingly, rumors of Depp dating one of his other lawyers, Camillia Vasquez, were floating around during Depp’s defamation trial. Soon after, both individuals dismissed the rumors.
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