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Divorce drama: Amber Heard files restraining order against Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp, wife Amber Heard in videotaped apology played at court hearing in Australia.
Johnny Depp, wife Amber Heard in videotaped apology played at court hearing in Australia. Australian Government via AP Video

OK, raise your hand if you saw a problem between newlyweds Johnny Depp and Amber Heard.

The two photogenic actors, who met on the set of 2011’s Rum Diary, seemed happy and destined to make it — for at least a few years, anyway. Not 15 months.

But, alas, another Hollywood marriage has gone down the tubes.

According to widespread media reports and first reported by TMZ, Heard, 30, filed for divorce in Los Angeles Superior Court earlier this week. It’s those nasty “irreconcilable differences” again.

Neither has a social media account, which is kind of refreshing. But we have no clue about the mysterious duo’s states of mind.

Though the two seemed content, behind the scenes told a different story.

The AP reports Heard separated from The Pirates of the Caribbean star only on Sunday and filed the following day.

Depp has been dealing with a lot of personal issues. On May 20, Depp suffered the loss of his long ailing mother Betty Sue Palmer, who basically raised him. His parents divorced in 1978 while the family was living in Miramar, where they had relocated in 1970.

Rumors are swirling that Palmer thought Heard did not treat her son well but pals told People that the Friday Night Lights star had no issue with his mother and was by the woman’s side as she was dying.

Depp attended Miramar High School and formed a garage band called The Kids.

Depp has reportedly rejected Heard’s request for spousal support. His legal representation? Who else but divorce lawyer to the stars Laura Wasser?

TMZ says there is no prenup. Ruh-roh. At least Depp’s latest movie, Alice Through the Looking Glass, opens Friday. Let’s hope it does well. He may need the money. Because this case just got really ugly.

On Friday, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Carl H. Moor ordered the star to stay away from Heard after she filed a restraining order that accused him of attacking her and throwing an iPhone at her face, leaving her cheek red and bruised.

The judge also ruled that Depp, who is promoting Alice abroad, shouldn’t try to contact his estranged wife until a hearing next month.

According to the AP, L.A. cops responded to Depp and Heard’s mansion last weekend, but officers found that a crime did not occur.

Heard’s divorce filing alleges things were not as they seemed.

“During the entirety of our relationship, Johnny has been verbally and physically abusive to me,” read the papers. “I endured excessive emotional, verbal and physical abuse from Johnny, which has included angry, hostile, humiliating and threatening assaults to me whenever I questioned his authority or disagreed with him.”

The couple was recently in the news for another reason.

Last year, Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce threatened to have Depp’s pet dogs, Boo and Pistol, put down because the Yorkshire terriers had been illegally smuggled into the country.

Heard and Depp were ordered to video an apology.

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