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Amber Heard Files for Divorce From Johnny Depp 3 Days After His Mother Dies

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On May 20, Johnny Depp lost his mother. Two days later, he and his wife Amber Heard separated, with the latter citing irreconcilable differences in the divorce petition she filed on Monday. AP reports that Heard and Depp met in 2011 as co-stars in The Rum Diary.


According to TMZ’s sources, the couple, married in February 2015, had no prenuptial agreement. Heard is seeking spousal support, although Depp has asked the judge to reject this claim through his lawyer, the famed Laura Wasser. Wasser, a favored lawyer for celebrity divorce cases, has represented Melanie Griffith, Angelina Jolie, Britney Spears, and Kelis in their respective divorces. Jennifer Garner and Gwen Stefani are two of her most recent clients.

What tore asunder this marital bond? It could have been filming this dog smuggling apology video, the watching of which ranks among my most agonizing viewing experiences.

Image via Getty. Video via YouTube.

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Vanessa Paradis is cackling most delightedly in her French mansion with a glass of the good stuff and the pool boy.

Get it, girl. Delight in that man’s misfortunes!*

*the divorce. I’m sure she behaved wonderfully and respectfully during the death of (essentially) her mother-in-law of many years.