Johnny and Vanessa: How a Hollywood rebel found 'Paradis' in France
Although they shared 14 happy years, and were often thought of as one of Hollywood's strongest couples, they never wed. Both were reluctant to conform to tradition.
"I never found myself needing that piece of paper", the actor confesses.
"Marriage is really from soul to soul, heart to heart. You don't need somebody to say, okay you're married."
Johnny claimed his reasons for not getting married also came from the traditional name change: "I'd be so scared of ruining her last name. She's got such a good last name"
For her part, Vanessa said: "I love the romance of 'Let's get married'. But when you have it so perfect...
"I mean I'm more married than anyone can be - we have two kids. Maybe one day, but it's something I can really do without."