07/02/2013 03:49 pm ET

Johnny Depp Opens Up About His Kids, Split From Vanessa Paradis (VIDEO)

Johnny Depp stopped by "CBS This Morning" this week and opened up about his children and how they reacted to his split from their mother.

Depp and his longtime partner, Vanessa Paradis, called it quits in June 2012 after 14 years and two children together. Depp told host Charlie Rose that his children handled the split very well because he and Paradis were committed to being honest.

"When you have children there's just no room for lies, there's no room for anything but the truth. Anything other than that is a bad example, I believe," he said. "So we were just very truthful with them and they were incredibly understanding, incredibly accepting. I was extremely proud of them, the way they dealt with it."

Depp and Paradis met in 1998 and were in a committed relationship until their split in 2012, though they never officially married.

To hear more of what Depp had to say about being a dad, check out the clip above. The full interview is available here.

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