Vanessa Paradis Slams “False” Johnny Depp Split Rumor

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Don't believe la rumeur!

Vanessa Paradis has broken her silence about a recent magazine cover story claiming she and Johnny Depp were living separate lives on separate continents after nearly 14 years and two kids (Lily-Rose, 12, and Jack, 9) together.

The French singer-actress, 39, finally slammed the breakup rumor on Wednesday while promoting her new film Cafe de Flore on French TV show Grand Journal. "Yes it's false – of course it's false!" See more pics of Vanessa in France.

"People say we are buying houses in the middle of nowhere, or that we have fifty two houses in France," the star said of rampant rumors about life with Depp, 48. "All [of those rumors are] not too serious, but this latest one is a rumor which could cause a lot of harm to my family and my children."

 "These magazines end up in the fireplace or the toilet," she added of the recent cover story.

Dating since 1998, Depp and Paradis have never wed. "I'd be so scared of ruining her last name. She's got such a good last name," Depp joked back in 2010.

 "I never found myself needing that piece of paper," the Rum Diaries star explained. "Marriage is really from soul to soul, heart to heart. You don't need somebody to say, okay you're married."

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