Social Media Reacts to Camille Vasquez's 'Woman's Perspective' Line During Gayle King Interview

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Her statement has caused serious uproar.

Camille Vasquez sat down for her first interview since the trial between her client (actor Johnny Deppand actress Amber Heard, wrapped up.

Vasquez spoke with CBS Mornings show's co-host Gayle King in an interview that aired on Thursday morning. Vasquez, who has reached celebrity status through her efforts as a member of Depp's legal team, offered insight into Depp's legal strategy and the road ahead.

But her comment about being a woman is what struck a nerve with Internet users.

When King asked Vasquez why she believed Depp wanted her on his legal team, she stated that it had a lot to do with the longstanding professional relationship she had previously established with the actor—oh, and because she's a woman. (Yikes).

"I've had the pleasure of working for Johnny for four-and-a-half years now, so I've worked on all his litigation matters before. This case obviously was the most personal to him, it was important to have a woman on the team," she said.

"This case called for a woman's perspective. And I was the lucky person chosen to do this job."

King wasn't the only one visibly thrown for a loop by Vasquez's statements.

Social media users pushed back in disagreement over Vasquez's claims that it was only a matter of 'hard-work and luck' that Depp asked her to lead the team, but rather a manipulation tactic for the Court of Public Opinion. And they were quick to pull receipts from the Depp vs. Heard trial that they said documented the 'double-standard' and impact of Vasquez's behavior during the Depp's and Heard's trial.

"No, Camille. It was important to have a woman on his team because if a man did this the public reaction could be different. #IStandWithAmberHeard #JohnnyDeppIsAnAbuser," a Twitter user responded.

Another also called out Vasquez's humbled line-of-thinking as provocation: "He wanted a woman on his team because it was easier to demonize Amber in the public eye when a woman was doing it. This has nothing to do with hard work or luck. Just pure vile evil and manipulation."

While other's simply didn't understand why Vasquez would speak to the media at all and shamed her for taking the case in the first place.

"Camille Vasquez at the making it harder for women victims of domestic violence to come forward store," one commented alongside a gif of Family Guy's Lois Griffin as she shoplifted and committed other acts of self-harm.

Another argued: "Appropriate that these are trending together, since #JohnnyDeppIsAnAbuser & #CamilleVasquez's vile victim-blaming cross examination helped him get away with it. Congrats on setting the public's understanding of domestic violence back 50 yrs & silencing victims, you must be proud."

"imagine being proud and willing to make your whole identity defending a man who said he would kill his wife and then r*** her lifeless corpse. camille vasquez [sic] you are an embarrassment," someone else wrote.

Despite all of the controversy surrounding Vasquez's latest statements (and her client's trial), the attorney still has quite a few fans.

"I can't wait to hear the full interview of this queen,Camille Vasquez,she is the real role model for eveyone,specially for girls .The amount of bitter people with her ,stay mad!" one exclaimed.

"She's The Best,a true example for all women. THANK YOU #CamilleVasquez Queen," another praised.

Despite the jury finding both Depp and Heard liable for defamation, the legal battle is set to continue as both parties have appealed the case.

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