UPDATED 8/19/16 10:00 a.m. ET:
Amber Heard is donating her entire $7 million divorce settlement from Johnny Depp to a pair of charities to "help those less able to defend themselves." The money is being divided equally between the ACLU to stop violence against women and the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. "As described in the restraining order and divorce settlement, money played no role for me personally and never has, except to the extent that I could donate it to charity and, in doing so, hopefully help those less able to defend themselves," Heard said in a statement, according to Us Weekly. "Hopefully, this experience results in a positive change in the lives of people who need it the most."
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Amber Heard's domestic violence restraining order against Johnny Depp has reportedly been dismissed as part of a settlement, according to TMZ. Legal documents filed by Heard and Depp Tuesday and obtained byTMZ show that the restraining order request was withdrawn. That case has now been dismissed "with prejudice," meaning re-filing it is not an option.
The former couple's divorce has also been resolved, with Depp reportedly agreeing to pay Heard $7 million. That's $1 million dollars less than the previously reported offer. According to TMZ, Depp and Heard's respective legal teams hashed out a settlement following a deposition over the weekend.
In a joint statement to TMZ from the former couple, the two describe their relationship as "intensely passionate and at times volatile," adding that there was never "any intent" of physical and/or emotional harm. "Neither party has made false accusations for financial gains," the statement reads. Heard is set to donate financial proceeds from the divorce settlement to a charity, the percentage and specifics of which were not revealed in the statement.
As news of their impending divorce broke back in May, Heard alleged that Depp had been both "verbally and physically abusive" during their relationship. "I endured excessive emotional, verbal, and physical abuse from Johnny, which has included angry, hostile, humiliating, and threatening assaults to me whenever I questions his authority or disagreed with him," Heard alleged in court documents obtained byEntertainment Tonight in May.
Representatives for Amber Heard and Johnny Depp did not immediately respond to Complex's request for comment.