Since the trial of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, Camille Vasquez, the lawyer who defended the 59-year-old actor has become a star. Ye, known as Kanye West, has decided to call on her to defend his own interests.
Whether Yesa.k.a Kanye West, is a accustomed to controversy, the last few weeks have been particularly eventful for the American rapper. At the end of Paris Fashion Week, Monday, October 3, the one who is also a designer thus presented a surprise collection during which he wore a t-shirt “White Lives Matter”, a slogan used by white supremacists. This stand against the Black Lives Matter movement, followed by antisemitic statements after his Twitter and Instagram accounts were suspended, sparked outrage from many celebrities. If the ex-husband of Kim Kardashian has long been very close to Balenciaga, for which he had notably paraded the day before the incident, the brand of the Kering group has announced its decision to cease all collaboration with the singerthis Friday, October 21.
To cope with these disappointments, the father of North, Holy, Chicago and Psalm decided to call on a formidable lawyer, Camilla Vasquez. Raised to the rank of bar superstarthe 38-year-old rose to prominence defending Johnny Depp in the lawsuit that pitted him against his ex-girlfriend, Amber Heard. The lawyer should thus be part of the group of lawyers responsible for defending the interests of Kanye West.
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Tensions between Kanye West and Adidas
According to information revealed by TMZ, Yes would also have engaged Bob Cohenattorney for Melinda Gates, ex-wife of Bill Gates, to represent it in the divorce between him and Kim Kardashian. Whether Camilla Vasquez isn’t supposed to be involved in this separation, she should still have a lot to do. Indeed, in addition to his dispute with Balenciaga, the interpreter of donda also knows strong tensions with Adidas. Since 2013, the 45-year-old rapper has collaborated with the German company in the creation of his Yeezy sneakerswhich are hugely successful around the world. A contract that Kanye West intends to reassess with the help of his lawyer.
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