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Film star Johnny Depp and actress Amber Heard finalize divorce

Film star ‘Johnny Depp’ and actress ‘Amber Heard’ both married for less than 18 months finalize divorce.

The couple who have no children together split in May 2016 after 15 months of marriage. Although Film star Johnny Depp had two children from a previous relationship with French singer and model Vanessa Paradis. Amber Heard on the other hand had none since Johnny Depp is her first spouse.

The divorce of both celebrities has been finalised after months of wrangling over the final terms of the break up. Amber Heard had accused Depp of domestic abuse – a claim he denies.

According to court documents, Amber Heard said film star Johnny Depp had been physically abusive to her, culminating in him throwing a mobile phone at her face during a fight in February last year.

Here is a picture of Amber Heard in May as she leaves court in LA after claiming Johnny Depp physically assaulted her.

Depp’s lawyer denied the allegations, saying Heard was “attempting to secure a premature financial resolution by alleging abuse”. Police officers attending the scene said they had found no evidence of a crime.

Depp aged 53, has agreed to pay Amber Heard $7m (£5.6m; €6.6m) the money from the divorce settlement, which she said she will donate to two charities first the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and then the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.

Amber Heard, age 30, will get to keep their dogs named Pistol and Boo, who were at the centre of scandal when she took them to Australia illegally in 2015.

Her lawyer, Pierce O’Donnell, said it was a “great day” for his client, adding: “All Amber wanted was to be divorced and now she is.”

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