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Johnny Depp says Amber Heard is 'good for me'

Johnny Depp confirms engagement to Amber Heard, calls her a "southern belle."

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Danielle Haynes
Cast member Amber Heard and her fiance, actor Johnny Depp attend the premiere of the motion picture crime thriller 3 Days to Kill at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on February 12, 2014. Storyline: A dying Secret Service Agent trying to reconnect with his estranged daughter is offered an experimental drug that could save his life in exchange for one last assignment: hunting down the world's most ruthless terrorist and looking after his teenage daughter for the first time in ten years, while his wife is out of town. UPI/Jim Ruymen
Cast member Amber Heard and her fiance, actor Johnny Depp attend the premiere of the motion picture crime thriller "3 Days to Kill" at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on February 12, 2014. Storyline: A dying Secret Service Agent trying to reconnect with his estranged daughter is offered an experimental drug that could save his life in exchange for one last assignment: hunting down the world's most ruthless terrorist and looking after his teenage daughter for the first time in ten years, while his wife is out of town. UPI/Jim Ruymen | License Photo

NEW YORK, April 4 (UPI) -- Johnny Depp confirmed his engagement to actress Amber Heard, saying she's "very good for me."

The couple's engagement was announced in January, though Depp has failed to explicitly confirm the news publicly since then.

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Depp, 50, and Heard, 27, first met on the set of The Rum Diary in 2011. Depp and former longtime girlfriend Vanessa Paradis ended their relationship in June 2012.

Depp showed off his engagement ring on Today -- yes, he was wearing a sparkling diamond ring, which he called a "chick's ring." He also accepted a congratulations for the engagement during his interview.

"She's a wonderful girl," Depp said of Heard. "She's sharp as a tack. A southern belle and sweet as can be, and very good for me."

[Today]

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