who stepped away for a little while after her . After watching her emotional performances in beloved movies like Reality Bites and Girl, Interrupted, it was sad to see what was happening. Besides being associated with some iconic '90s films, Ryder is also famous for her serious relationship with .
Now that a lot of years have passed since Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder went their separate ways, fans want to know what their relationship status is now. Even though , there's still a lot of interest in Ryder and Depp's romance.
According to Marie Claire Australia, . Since Ryder dated Depp in the 1990s, which was the beginning of her acting career and a formative time in her life, it's always interesting to hear what she has to say about him.
Everyone is, of course, different when it comes to whether they want to be on friendly terms with an ex. For some, it's a terrible idea that never works out because there are too many unresolved problems and feelings. For others, they can't imagine not having that person in their life.
Whenever Winona Ryder has talked about Johnny Depp, she has sounded supportive of him. In 2016, she was interviewed by Time Magazine and asked about his alleged poor . Ryder said that it was hard for her to think about Depp doing the things that he was accused of.
Ryder told Time Magazine, "I don’t know what your love history is, but imagine someone you were in a relationship with was accused of this. I get that there are patterns of abuse. I get why you’re asking me." She continued in her interview:
"But it’s weird because imagine if someone you dated when you were—I was 17 when I met him—was accused of that. It’s just shocking."
She continued to Time, "I have never seen him be violent toward a person before."
According to Global News, Winona Ryder . She wrote about how much she cared about him and said, “I knew Johnny very well years ago. We were together as a couple for four years, and I counted him as my best friend, and as close to me as family. I count our relationship as one of the more significant relationships of my life."
Ryder has always said kind things about Depp in interviews. While she has never explained how often they see each other, if they do at all these days, it does sound like she still considers him to be a big part of her life. Since they were a serious couple for four years and even thought that they would marry each other, that makes sense.
However, Depp hasn't been speaking to the media much since his public trial against Amber Heard, which could explain why he hasn't commented on Ryder lately.
Winona Ryder has shared quite a lot about the love that she had for Johnny Depp. She told Harper's Bazaar that she "wasn't taking care of myself" when they split up.
Ryder also talked about Depp with Cinema.com and shared how much she cared about him. The actress said:
"I had my first real relationship with Johnny (Depp), a fiercely deep love that I don't know that I'll ever...The first love is like that isn't it? I don't know today. It was a real wild time back then."
Ryder continued, "It's really good to be able to think about past loves without having a pit in my stomach, or cringing or feeling heart-broken, or like they hate you. Don't you think? Because for the few years after you break up you go through all of those feelings."
She was honest about how she felt after the split and said, "I was very depressed after breaking off my engagement with Johnny ten years ago. I was embarrassingly dramatic at the time, but you have to remember I was only 19 years old."
Winona Ryder's Ex-Boyfriends (according to PopSugar)Henry Alex-Rubin (together in 2006) Blake Sennett (together in 2007 and 2008) Page Hamilton (together in 2003) Pete Yorn (together in 2001) David Pirner (broke up in 1996) Matt Damon (broke up in 2000)
As for Depp, he once said that he had never felt like this about anyone else. According to Inquistr.com, he told People, "There's been nothing in my 27 years that's comparable to the feeling I have with Winona… I love her so much."
The actors have both dated many other people since breaking up in the mid-1990s, and they have moved on from their past romance. Depp was in a serious relationship with Vanessa Paradis from 1998 to 2012, according to People, before marrying Amber Heard in 2015. Ryder has also had several partners since the '90s.
Winona Ryder and Johnny Depp definitely cared about each other a lot, though, and it seems clear that their time together was special to both of them.