After 14 years together, the longtime Hollywood couple of report by The Guardian.and French singer has agreed to part their ways amicably. The announcement was confirmed by Johnny Depp’s rep, who also requested his fans to respect their privacy. "Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis have amicably separated. Please respect their privacy and, more importantly, the privacy of their children," said Depp's rep, according to a
The rumors of trouble between them had circulated for more than a year, but the couple had denied the news repeatedly. Talking about marriage, Johnny said he was not really in need of the official marriage paper. He also once said that the feelings he had for Paradis connected his soul with Paradis and therefore it’s already way purer. "Marriage is really from soul to soul, heart to heart. You don't need somebody to say, okay you're married," said Depp.
In January, Paradis flatly denied a split, “The rumor is false, of course it is false ... It’s a rumor that could really damage my family.” One day earlier, she had joked about the rumors, saying, “I separate in the winter, in the summer I get married."
“As soon as I eat three peas, I’m pregnant… As soon as I visit a town, I’m buying a house….. I’ve been getting married every year for 15 years!” the French star told Europe 1 radio.
According to reports, both desperately wanted to keep the relationship alive. Paradis and Depp divided their time between a home in the Hollywood Hills and a farm in the south of France, while they have also owned apartments in Paris, Manhattan and in the Bahamas, according to IMDb. They spent a very private life together and tried hard to hide their issues.
Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis' relation was seen to be ailing when the couple’s infrequent public appearances increased. But as they were very discreet about their relationship, it was always hard to find the reason. Even today, no reliable reason for their split has been found.
Paradis, who is also known for her acting, never acted in the same film with Johnny Depp. But they were known to sing together at several friends' events.