How Did Johnny Depp & Amber Heard Meet? Their Romance Story Is A True Hollywood Classic

Typically the weekend is a time for celebration and unbridled joy, so this one shouldn't be any different, right? Well, sure, unless you're among the numerous members of the "Johnny Depp Shattered My Heart" club. For those unfortunate individuals, the next couple of days will likely be somber, because Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are officially husband and wife, according to multiple reports: Apparently, the couple exchanged vows at Depp's Hollywood mansion a few days ago then jetted off to his private Caribbean island (insert cheesy pirate joke here) — presumably the one that's home to the beach he named after Heard — for a bigger celebration of their nuptials

Now, after hearing that, how could anyone not want them to be together? Name an island after me and there would be no need to pop the question, because I already would've been all, "Um my bags are already packed." Apparently, however, that wasn't the case for Depp and Heard: According to a trusty "source," Heard may have not exactly wanted to rush into accepting Depp's proposal. Of course, she ultimately did, and now the two are going to live happily ever after together.

Which brings me to my next question: Now that we know how Depp and Heard's story turned out, it's worth looking into — well, how did Johnny Depp and Amber Heard actually meet? Well, the answer to that question is kind of typical yet complicated, as Hollywood love stories go, but here's the basic rundown:

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According to E! Online, Depp and Heard met on the set of The Rum Diary in 2010, after Depp split with his longtime partner Vanessa Paradis. Reportedly, Depp began courting Heard shortly afterwards, but, true to their private nature, they were able to keep their romance on the down low for a long while. However, in January 2013, rumors of a break-up surfaced, and Heard reportedly began dating Marie Villepin, a French model — but, apparently, that didn't last long because in April 2013, a few photos surfaced of the Depp and Heard holding hands at a concert.

Then, in January of last year, they made their first red carpet public appearance at the Art of Elysium’s 7th Annual Heaven Gala. Not long after, rumors of Depp and Heard's engagement began to surface when Heard was spotted wearing a huge rock on that special finger.

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Surprisingly enough Depp confirmed the engagement while promoting his film Transcendence in China, setting off a frenzy of wedding rumors that only grew in intensity right up until the couple's recent ceremony,

So that's it, in a nutshell, you guys. Since details are still slowly emerging about Depp and Heard's nuptials, we'll have to assume that it was as luxurious as it sounds. Congrats to the happy couple!

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