Johnny Depp splits from partner Vanessa Paradis

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FILE - This Feb. 24, 2009 file photo shows Johnny Depp, nominated for an Oscar for best actor in a leading role for his work in "Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," arriving with his girlfriend Vanessa Paradis for the 80th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Depp and his longtime partner, Vanessa Paradis, have split. A publicist for Depp said in a statement Tuesday, June that the couple “amicably separated.” The statement requested privacy for the former couple and their two children, 9-year-old Jack and 13-year-old Lily-Rose. Depp and Paradis never married during their 14-year relationship. The American actor met the French model-singer in 1998. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, file)
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Depp and his longtime partner, Vanessa Paradis, have split.

A publicist for Depp said in a statement Tuesday that the two "have amicably separated." The statement requested privacy for the former couple and their two children, 9-year-old son, Jack, and 13-year-old daughter, Lily-Rose.

Depp and Paradis met in 1998 but never married during their 14-year relationship. The American actor and the French model-singer lived together with their children in France.

Depp's most recent film credits include "The Rum Diary" and "Dark Shadows." He is set to star as Tonto in the big-screen take on "The Lone Ranger," due next year.

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