“Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis have amicably separated. Please respect their privacy and, more importantly, the privacy of their children.”
And that was it. That was IT. No “they split months ago back when everyone and their mother called it,” not “just today and poor, deluded Vanessa was left crying on the couple’s front porch after telling everyone just weeks ago that things were all fine and dandy,” nothing else. We’ve got the old “amicable separation,” and the request to respect privacy—because of the children, you see.
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