Lily-Rose Depp & Vanessa Paradis show their support Johnny Depp

Published Monday, May 30 2016, 12:56 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Lily-Rose Depp has responded to the recent allegations about father Johnny Depp in a touching Instagram post.

On Friday, The Pirates Of The Caribbean actor was issued a restraining order by estranged wife Amber Heard, following claims he had assaulted her.

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard at The Art of Elysium 2016 HEAVEN Gala, 9/1/16

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Amber appeared at Los Angeles Supreme Court to make the request and declared that Johnny had thrown a mobile phone at her during an argument between the pair last Sunday (22 May).

The 30-year-old also took a photograph of a bruised cheek and claimed that Johnny, 52, had pulled her hair, grabbed her face and hit her during the alleged incident.

Yesterday (29 May), 17-year-old Lily-Rose took to Instagram to support her dad with a throwback snap of Johnny posing with his daughter as a baby.

Captioning the photo, the model wrote: "My dad is the sweetest most loving person I know, he's been nothing but a wonderful father to my little brother and I, and everyone who knows him would say the same."

Lily-Rose Depp shares Instagram post of Johnny Depp and hersel, 29/5/16

© Instagram / lilyrose_depp

Lily-Rose's mother and Johnny's former partner, Vanessa Paradis, also spoke out about the claims in a handwritten note. Published on site TMZ,Your text to link... the letter said: "To whom it may concern, Johnny Depp is the father of my two children, he is a sensitive, loving and loved person, and I believe with all my heart that these recent allegations being made are outrageous."

The note, which was dated 27 May, went on to say: "In all the years I have known Johnny, he has never been physically abusive with me and this looks nothing like the man I lived with for 14 wonderful years."

Johnny's temporary injunction means that he remain at least 100 yards away from Amber until the next hearing, which will take place in late June.

Amber's sworn declaration stated: ""I live in fear that Johnny will return to [our house] unannounced to terrorise me, physically and emotionally."

The news emerged just a day after it was announced that Johnny and Amber were divorcing after a short 15-month marriage.