Depp Ex Vanessa Paradis Makes Her Comeback at Cannes
Vanessa Paradis rehearses her new song 'Love Song' on the 'Le Grand Journal' TV show set during the 66th annual Cannes Film Festival. (Photo: Marc Piasecki/FilmMagic)
If Vanessa Paradis is still hurting from her split from long-time love Johnny Depp, it certainly doesn't seem to be showing.
The French star was spotted at the 66th annual Cannes Film Festival rehearsing a new song from her album, titled -- what else -- "Love Song."
The singer, model and actress looked casually chic in dark fitted pants and loose jacket, her hair hidden beneath a cap.
Paradis seems to have thrown herself back into work. The 20-song double album "Love Songs" is clearly a topic that's been in the performer's thoughts.
Released on May 13, it is the singer's sixth studio album. Her single "Love Song" is very poppy and very French. The chorus, which she sings in English, goes in part: "Love, I don't know/Nothing about love, you know/Hold me till the day is done/All night long let's have some fun." (You can hear the song, which is mostly in French, here.)
Singing isn't the only talent Paradis has been focusing on lately.
Vanessa Paradis on the set of 'Fading Gigolo' in New York City. (Photo: Pacific Coast News)
The actress is also starring in a new movie. The upcoming comedy "Fading Gigolo," directed by John Turturro, features an impressive lineup that also includes Woody Allen, Sofia Vergara, and Liev Schreiber.
The French beauty plays a widow, hiding her wavy tresses under a traditional Orthodox Jewish wig, and adds this high-profile credit to her extensive film resumé.
For her first role, "Noce Blanche," the novice earned the 1990 Cesar award (French Oscar) for Most Promising Actress.
The multi-talented mother of two has been on the scene since she started singing at age 14 with a breakout single that topped the French music charts for 11 weeks.
Johnny Depp and partner Vanessa Paradis attend the French premiere of 'Pirates of the Caribbean 2: Dead Man's Chest.' (Photo: Tony Barson/WireImage)
Her public profile continued with a 14-year relationship with A-lister Depp until the two, who never married, announced their split in June 2012.