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Female fans (and maybe some male fans) of Johnny Depp has a lot of "status updating" and "tweeting" to do today about their favorite Hollywood hunk. "Captain Jack Sparrow" is now single! Depp's 14-year relationship with singer/actress Vanessa Paradis has ended according to a representative for the actor.
A statement from the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star's publicist Robin Baum says "Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis have amicably separated. Please respect their privacy and, more importantly, the privacy of their children". The couple has two kids:13-year-old Lily-Rose and 9-year-old Jack; and were never married. Read the full article from Reuters here
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Depp's stardom began in the 80s when he was casted in the US TV series "21 Jump Street"... (click the video below courtesy of YouTube to see a young Johnny Depp on the show's intro)
...before starring in blockbuster movies like "Edward Scissorhands", "Alice in Wonderland" and the 'Pirates of the Caribbean" film series.
Paradis meanwhile hails from France. She is a singer, actress and model, being with the brand Chanel since 1991. Paradis moved to the US in 1992 and recorded an album written and produced by Lenny Kravitz. Since then, she has disappeared from the international limelight but still has an active acting and singing career in France. Although recently, she cancelled most of her tour dates on her 2011 concert tour. Click the YouTube video below to view Vanessa Paradis' 1992 single "Be My Baby".
So who's loss was it, Johnny's or Vanessa's? Leave a comment.