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There have been rumors swirling that Johnny Depp and his partner of 14 years, Vanessa Paradis, were splitting up, but it’s not until now that it’s become officially confirmed.
Deciding to put an end to the rumors once and for all, the Pirates of the Caribbean star’s publicist has confirmed the split on Tuesday.
"Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis have amicably separated. Please respect their privacy and, more importantly, the privacy of their children,” his publicist told ETOnline on Tuesday.
Depp and Paradis, an actress and model, haven’t been photographed together walking a red carpet in a year.
“It’s so sad,” an insider has told People about their relationship unraveling when they moved from France to Los Angeles.
The two started dating in 1998 and have gushed about each other in interviews since then.
Living with his family in France “has given me everything. A marvelous family and also an equilibrium which I missed enormously,” Depp told French magazine VSD recently.
Meanwhile, Paradis once told Marie Claire UK, “I could make an endless list of all the things I admire about him. We understand that, if we want our relationship to continue, we must give each other space, allow each other to go off on our own,