Johnny Depp’s touching hug with his lawyer goes viral

JOh no Depp’s The defense team presented their closing arguments to the jury on Friday in their defamation lawsuit against the ex-Amber Heardand the actor’s warm embrace shared with his attorney Ben Chew has already taken the internet by storm.

According to Newsweek, Depp supporters took to social media to share snippets of Depp and Chew sharing a hug as the lawyer returned to his seat next to him after delivering an emotional plea.

During his arguments, Chew’s voice seemed to quiver as he said, “It’s about restoring his lost reputation. It’s about showing Mr. Depp’s children, Lily-Rose and Jack, that the truth is worth fighting for. He is.”

“And it’s about restoring Mr. Depp’s name and position in the community as much as possible, and you can do something.”

He thanked his lawyer

Depp was seen smiling as Chew returned to his seat then hugged his attorney, and a Twitter shared the clip with the caption: “I’m speechless…Ben’s words tore me apart… And that hug broke my heart.”

Another tweeted, “Watching Ben Chew get emotional and struggling not to cry during his closing statement was truly one of the most moving things about this trial, and there were many. What a great lawyer and empathetic human being. “

People have also commented on Depp’s legal team of Chew and co-lawyer Camille Vasquez, with one fan writing, “Can I take a moment to salute the amazing job Johnny Depp’s attorneys have done throughout the trial Nothing but class throughout, with credible witnesses.”

The jury is expected to begin deliberating the case on Friday afternoonand if a verdict cannot be reached on the same day, deliberations will resume after Memorial Day weekend.

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