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Well, that was short: Camille Vasquez, the lawyer who helped Johnny Depp win his defamation case against Amber Heard, reportedly severed ties with Kanye West after being hired last week because the rapper refused to withdraw his anti-Semitic comments.
In some context, Ye became even more of a hot topic than usual earlier this month when he wrote a barrage of since-deleted anti-Semitic remarks on social media, which included threats that he would “kill con 3 on the Jewish people”; recently unearthed clips of a disparaging interview with Tucker Carlson certainly didn’t help restore his reputation.
Those comments prompted companies like Balenciaga and JPMorgan Chase to end their relationship with West, and even his Adidas line is in jeopardy. In light of his recent win with Depp, Ye has hired Vasquez to help get his house in order, but as TMZ reports, he doesn’t seem willing to cooperate. Vasquez’s company, Brown Rudnick, reportedly still tried to work with West on the condition that he retract his anti-Semitic statements, but he tripped and fired the company.
Additionally, West also faces his own libel lawsuit: After claiming that George Floyd died of fentanyl and was not actually murdered by police officer Derek Chauvin, Roxie Washington, the mother of Floyd’s daughter Gianna , sued West, his business partners, and associates for $250 million for harassment, misappropriation, defamation and emotional suffering.
In addition to West’s years of anti-Semitism, he also recently announced he would buy the right-wing social media app Parler, whose CEO George Farmer is married to conservative pundit Candace Owens. West and Owens seemingly solidified their friendship recently by wearing “White Lives Matter” shirts to Paris Fashion Week. No wonder Vasquez got out.
Johnny Depp’s lawyer, Camille Vasquez, drops Kanye West as a client
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