The 50-year-old "Pirates of the Caribbean" actor confirmed
the news days after he was spotted wearing a woman's engagement
ring on his left index hand, which set off speculation that he
was to wed Heard.
Heard, a 27-year-old Texas native, co-starred with Depp in
2011's "The Rum Diary." The following year, Depp split from his
long-time partner, the French actress Vanessa Paridis, with whom
he has two children.
Depp, who is currently promoting his new sci-fi film
"Transcendence," also called Heard "a wonderful girl. She's
sharp as a tack," according to a "Today" transcript released on
Depp's representatives did not respond to requests for comment.
(Reporting by Mary Milliken; editing by Piya Sinha-Roy and
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