There was a time when Johnny Depp didn't know if his daughter Lily-Rose Depp was going to make it. While accepting the inaugural Rhonda's Kiss Healing and Hope Award for his efforts to support cancer patients on Thursday night, the 53-year-old remembered the "melting" feeling he experienced all those years ago: At the time, Johnny and the now-17-year-old's mother Vanessa Paradis kept a constant vigil at their baby girl's bedside.As you may know, the up-and-coming actress/model suffered kidney failure after a battle with E. Related: Is Angelina Jolie Turning To Johnny For Support? PHOTOS: Johnny and other '80s heartthrobs The French actress and singer, 41, who was in a committed relationship with Depp, 50, for 14 years and had two children with the actor, has cut off her long, blonde locks, replacing them with a short, brunette perm. 15 while out for lunch with hairstylist John Nollet in Los Angeles.He has previously been engaged to actresses Jennifer Grey, Sherilyn Fenn and Winona Ryder and had a high-profile four-year romance with Kate Moss.
The 53-year-old has been hiding out on his private island in the Bahamas (not too shabby, if you ask us) since wrapping the European leg of his tour with The Hollywood Vampires.
The actor continued: 's December issue as she lounges on a couch in an ornate blue gown and what seems like no makeup.
Photos: Sexually Fluid Celebs She also has that sultry model gaze down pat!
Lily-Rose exited through the front door behind a bodyguard and Vanessa.
Johnny has been filming the next installment of the franchise Down Under.