The 53-year-old actor hit the road with his Hollywood Vampires band mates Alice Cooper and Joe Perry just as his relationship with Amber Heard started to crumble 15 months ago but he didn’t seem fazed by the bitter circumstances and refused to mention his former spouse to his close friends.
Speaking to TMZ.com, Alice said: “We never heard about it on tour. We never talked about it, not once. I’ve never seen him in such a good mood though.”
However, the 68-year-old rocker didn’t push Johnny into talking about his fragile private life while on the road because the trio, who formed the super-group last year, just wanted to focus on their music and their fans.
He said: “He let it just go off his back. He’s a guitar player in the band and that’s all he wanted. And that’s kind of what we wanted. We didn’t really want all the chaos from Hollywood.”
Johnny hit the headlines earlier this year when his spouse, whom he married in 2015, filed for divorce and requested a restraining order against him because he had allegedly hit her and thrown at phone at her during a fierce argument.
The 30-year-old actress claimed at the time: “During the entirety of our relationship, Johnny has been verbally and physically abusive to me. I endured excessive emotional, verbal and physical abuse from Johnny, which has included angry, hostile, humiliating and threatening assaults to me whenever I questioned his authority or disagreed with him.”
The judge granted Amber – who appeared to have a bruised cheek – a temporary restraining order at the time but the estranged couple settled their legal issues just before the scheduled hearing to have the order extended.
The former lovers – who got married in 2015 – settled their divorce settlement on August 16 in Los Angeles and Amber took back the accusations she made about Johnny