WATCH: Amber Heard's Texts from 2014 Detail Alleged Assault By Johnny Depp From their on-set meeting in 2009, through their four years as a couple beginning in 2012, to the current domestic abuse allegations Heard filed against Depp, here is ET's timeline of the estranged couple's most notable moments.
October 2009: at the time that working with Depp is "probably the best experience I've ever had." WATCH: New Photos of Amber Heard Detail Another 'Violent' Incident With Johnny Depp June 2012: The Romance Begins After Depp's split from his partner of 14 years and the mother of his two children, French actress Vanessa Paradis, the actor began seeing Heard.
Depp had a close relationship with his mother -- he even got a tattoo of her name, "Betty Sue," inside a heart on his left upper arm in the late '80s.
May 21, 2016: The 911 Call Heard claims in court documents that on this night, she and Depp got into a heated altercation, which allegedly resulted in him inflicting a bruise near her eye.
That same day, Depp filed a response, asking the court to "terminate the court's ability to award support" to Heard.