Comedian and podcaster Joe Rogan jokes about the quality of Amber Heard’s lawyers during his ongoing legal battle with ex-husband Johnny Depp.
Depp, 58, sued Heard, 36, for defamation in a Virginia court in 2018 after a 2018 Washington Post op-ed in which the actress spoke of domestic abuse victims. I heard that Depp’s name was not mentioned in the article.
The “Sweeney Todd” star is suing Hurd for $50 million, while she countersues for $100 million.
In the May 26 episode of “The Joe Rogan Experience,” Rogan joked with his guest, computer scientist Lex Freedman, that Hurd appeared to have acquired her legal team from Craigslist.
On the May 26 episode of “The Joe Rogan Experience,” Rogan joked with his guest, computer scientist Lex Freedman, that it appeared her legal team came from Craigslist
Lex Fridman, Rogan’s guest on this episode, is a computer scientist and podcast buddy
Rogan and Fridman joked on the witness stand of Heard’s team’s expert witness, psychiatrist Dr David Spiegel.
Rogan joked: “I wish Johnny Depp played him in the movie. He felt like a patient who escaped from a mental hospital and pretended to be a psychiatrist,” someone wrote in the comments.
He said: “It’s probably what she can afford. She’s fucking bad lawyers. She probably found them on Craigslist.
Rogan continued: “They don’t make any sense. Their problems are horrible. They are so poorly prepared. And – what are they dealing with? Like what are they dealing with? dealing with liars.
The podcast took aim directly at Hurd saying: “The way she likes it’s like, she’s answering questions, looking at the jury and answering them. It’s like she’s doing a little show for them. Like — she’s crazy!
Dr Spiegel told the court during his appearance that Depp: “His behaviour is consistent with the behaviour of a person with both a substance use disorder and a perpetrator of intimate partner violence.”
Rogan specifically targets Dr. David Spiegel, an expert witness on Hurd’s team, a psychiatrist
During cross-examination, Depp’s lawyer asked how the psychiatrist came to this conclusion without getting along with the actor.
Physicians responded that psychiatrists had been advising patients they had not seen.
Dr. Spiegel’s WebMD page was reportedly flooded with negative comments after he appeared on the booth NBC News.
Earlier in the episode, Rogen expressed his desire for Depp to fall in love with his lawyer Camille Vasquez and stay awake.
When his guest said, “It looks like Johnny Depp’s lawyer is really good, Rogan agreed.”
Jury in Depp and Heard defamation lawsuit expected to resume deliberation on May 31
In April 2022, Rogan appeared to declare himself a Depp supporter when he called Heard a “crazy woman” and “full of shit”
Friedman went on to wonder if the quality of his legal team had anything to do with money, asking, “Do you need to pay more for that quality?”
Rogan turned to talk about Depp’s lawyer and said: “That Camille Vasquez. That lady is gangster. She’s amazing. I hope Johnny falls in love with her.
He continued: “That’s what I hope. I hope that when this trial is over, they go out to dinner, he thanks her, and then they fall in love and he wakes up.
Friedman told Rogan in a mocking tone: “Look at you. You are such a romantic sweetheart.
Rogan calls Depp’s lawyer Camille Vasquez a ‘gangster’, calls her ‘amazing’
Rogan said of Depp and Vasquez: “That’s what I hope. I hope that after this trial, they go out to eat, he thanks her, and then they fall in love and he wakes up’
Rogan speculates that Vasquez and Depp are both in love. He added that Vasquez “hated” Amber Heard because the “Aquaman” star “hurt” Depp.
When Rogan producer Jamie Vernon chimed in that Vasquez was in a relationship with another man. Logan said without fear: ‘Oh, that guy. He has no chance against Johnny Depp. Jesus Christ. Get out of the way, sir!
Rogan added: “Fuck him and his accent. There are other fish in the sea, sir. Go ahead; it’s bigger than you.
Vernon said Vazquez’s boyfriend is from the UK. The identity of Vasquez’s partner has not been made public.
Rogan also apologized for referring to Vasquez as “Claire” in the previous episode.
The Johnny Depp/Amber Heard legal drama has previously been the subject of Rogan’s show.
In April 2022, Rogan appeared to declare himself a Depp supporter when he called Hurd a “crazy woman” and “full of shit.”
In the same episode, his guest was comedian Jessica Kilson, and Rogan said, “That’s what happens to people like this — people are just manipulative and full of shit like this.”
Rogan joked that he felt Depp had a chance to win his case, and that the actor was fired from the Pirates of the Caribbean series when Heard’s article was first published.
He said: “This is a huge win for Johnny Depp. And a big loss for Pirates of the Caribbean! …you’re off the best f**** you’ve ever had *g pirates! For a crazy lady!
Rogan also said Depp was a “nice guy” after revealing that he once spoke to the actor on the phone.
Depp appears with Jeff Baker for second night in a row at London’s Royal Albert Hall
With the verdict of Depp and Heard looming, the “Edward Scissorhands” star stunned fans by appearing on stage alongside Jeff Baker at two concerts in Britain over Memorial Day weekend.
Depp appeared with Baker at Sheffield Town Hall in Sheffield, England, and the following evening at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
The lawsuit’s jury will resume the case on May 31 after the holiday weekend.