Johnny Depp's Daughter Defends Him After Abuse Allegations

Lily Rose Dep at Cannes Film Festival
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Lily Rose Depp attends the screening of I, Daniel Black at the annual 69th Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 13, 2016 in Cannes, France. 

Johnny Depp's 17-year-old daughter has defended him after his wife raised allegations of domestic abuse.

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In an Instagram post Sunday (May 29), Lily-Rose Depp calls her father "the sweetest most loving person I know." She didn't specifically reference the allegations but says Depp has "been nothing but a wonderful father to my little brother and I, and everyone who knows him would say the same."

Depp's wife, Amber Heard, is divorcing him. On Friday, she said in a Los Angeles court that Depp had been physically and emotionally abusive throughout "the entirety of our relationship." She appeared with a bruise on her right cheek.

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A judge barred Depp from contacting Heard until a June 17 hearing.

Lily-Rose Depp is an actress and model. Her mother is Vanessa Paradis, Johnny Depp's former partner.

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