Buzzfeed.com is reporting that actress Amber Heard is filing for divorce from her husband iconic actor Johnny Depp. The paperwork was filed last Monday, stating the reason for the divorce is due to irreconcilable differences and that the couple has been separated since May 22nd. The filing is coming just three days after Depp’s beloved mother Betty Sue Palmer passed away at 81-years-old.
Depp’s representative, Robin Baum, said that the actor will not be responding to any “salacious false stories, gossip, misinformation and lies about his personal life” given how he just lost his mother and how short his marriage to Heard was. In his statement he went on to say that, “hopefully the dissolution of this short marriage will be resolved quickly.”
Depp, who is 52-years-old, married the 30-year-old actress in a private ceremony in February of 2015 on his island in the Bahamas. The two met while they were filming the 2011 movie “The Rum Diaries”. There are rumors circulating that there was tension between Heard and Depp’s late mother and teenage children.
It seems as well that the couple did not have a prenuptial agreement in place when they got married. Heard has filed for spousal support as well. Depp has filed the paperwork asking the court to deny her claim. Depp is reportedly worth more than $400 million and was recently paid $61 million for his role in “Alice Through the Looking Glass”.