THE WORST WEEK OF THEIR LIVES
MAY 23: Amber Files for Divorce
Amber cites irreconcilable differences and asks for spousal support in her divorce filing. Two days later, the split bombshell dominates headlines along with the news that Johnny’s mother, Betty Sue Palmer, died on May 20.
MAY 27: He Does Charity Work
On the same day Amber is in court in LA, Johnny is photographed gifting hearing aids to the elderly at a Starkey Hearing Foundation charity event in Lisbon, Portugal, with his and Alice Cooper’s band, Hollywood Vampires.
MAY 28: She Meets With Lawyers
After spending hours meeting with her legal team, a smiling and laughing Amber, who’d removed her wedding ring, leaves clutching 32 IN her TOUCH laptop JUNE and 13, hugging2016 a friend.
MAY 23: Johnny Attends Premiere
Hours after Amber filed for divorce, but before the public knew anything, Johnny attends the premiere of his film Alice Through the Looking Glass in Hollywood and smiles through interviews. When asked about “making babies” with his wife, he playfully deflects, saying, “We’ll just wait for the stork.”
MAY 29: His Daughter Supports Him
Johnny’s daughter, Lily-rose, posts a throwback photo on Instagram of herself as a toddler with her dad, captioning it, “My dad is the sweetest, most loving person I know, he’s been nothing but a wonderful father … ”
MAY 27: She Asks for a Restraining Order
Amber breaks down after leaving an LA courthouse, where a judge granted her a temporary domestic violence restraining order. Johnny’s new movie is released that day.
MAY 27: His Ex Defends Him
Vanessa Paradis, the mother of Johnny’s two children, pens a handwritten letter essentially calling Amber a liar. “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,” she writes.
MAY 29: Johnny Rocks On
As his new film bombs at the box office, Johnny takes the stage with the Hollywood Vampires in Herborn, Germany.