Winona Ryder is an American actress, winner of the Golden Globe, and nominated for an Oscar, famous for her participation in films such as Girl Interrupted, The Age of Innocence or Little Women, or the series Stranger Things, where she plays "Joyce Byers". Winona's life has become the center of media attention, due to events such as the romance she had with Johnny Depp in the 90s or a theft arrest she had in 2001.
In the late 1980s, Winona dated actor Rob Lowe; However, one of her best-known and most mediatic relationships occurred in the 1990s, when she had a romance with the actor Johnny Depp from 1990 to 1993. The relationship began when Winona was only 18 years old and Johnny was 26. Despite the fact that Johnny became one of Winona's most significant loves, the relationship ended in a media break, and in 1994 Winona was in a relationship with musician Dave Pirner, who was followed by fellow actor Matt Damon, from 1998 to 2000. Winona has also been related to musicians such as Jay Kay, Beck, Page Hamilton or Blake Sennet. However, since 2011 she has been in a relationship with fashion designer Scott Mackinlay Hahn.
In December 2001, Winona was arrested for robbery after being accused of stealing $5,000 worth of clothing and accessories from a Saks Fifth Avenue chain store. At the time, the actress was also accused of using illegal drugs. In 2002, she was sentenced to three years of probation, 480 hours of community service, a $ 3,700 fine, $ 6,355 to restore what was stolen, and an order to receive psychological treatment. In an interview with Interview magazine, Winona later assured that this situation occurred at a difficult time in her life, when she was clinically depressed; in addition to ensuring that he received strong painkillers that clouded her judgment.