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Johnny Depp gives first interview since divorce drama

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Johnny Depp gives first interview since divorce drama

Johnny Depp has given his first public interview since his split from estranged wife Amber Heard.

The 53-year-old star joined his Hollywood Vampires bandmates Matt Sorum, Bruce Within and Robert DeLeo for a chat on the Jonesy's Jukebox radio show over the weekend.

However, the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor made no mention about the drama surrounding his impending divorce from 30-year-old Amber, which has seen her take a restraining order out him after accusing him of physical and verbal abuse.

Instead he spoke fondly about being a musician and how he started playing at an early age.

He said: "I've [been a musician] since I was little - since I was 12 I've played. I started playing clubs when I was like 13 in Miami."

Johnny - who is one of the world's highest paid actors - also admitted how he only got into acting by chance.

He revealed: "I needed to pay rent. Somebody said, 'Why don't you go meet an agent. My agent is with Nick Cage,' so she sent me on an audition for something and I got it."

Johnny will be back performing with the band on July 1 in Pennsylvania as they embark on their US tour.

Earlier this month, it was revealed Amber's restraining order against Johnny had been extended.

The 'Magic Mike XXL' star filed for the court order against her estranged spouse at the end of May after filing for divorce from Johnny a few days earlier.

The restraining order - which was originally granted when Amber claimed Johnny threw an iPhone at her face - will stay in place now until August 15.