Let’s take a look at why Winona Ryder was ‘cancelled’, what happened and how her career has recovered. The actress appeared in huge movies such as Edward Scissorhands, Beetlejuice, Girl, Interrupted and Heathers.
Following the release of a new Super Bowl advert featuring Winona Ryder and Timothée Chalamet, the actress has been trending. The advert for Cadillac features Timothée as Kim Boggs and Edward Scissorhands’ son.
Who is Winona Ryder?
Winona Ryder is an American actress. She was born in Minnesota in 1971 making her 50 years old in 2021.
Her first role in a film was in 1976, she played the role of Rina in Lucas. In 1988 she appeared in Beetlejuice and Heathers.
Winona played the role of Kim Boggs in Edward Scissorhands in 1990 and Charlotte Flax in Mermaids.
She also had roles in Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Being John Malkovich, Zoolander, Star Trek and Black Swan.
More recently, Winona has appeared in TV shows such as Stranger Things and The Plot Against America.
Twitter reacts to Winona Ryder’s Edward Scissor Hands appearance
Winona appeared in many successful films in her time, however, the actress was ‘cancelled’ in the early 2000’s after a shoplifting incident.
She was a Hollywood icon that seemed to disappear overnight folowing the 2001 incident where she shoplifed $5,000 worth of designer clothes from Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills.
As reported by The Independent, once Winona was convicted, she was fined $2,700, had to do three years’ supervised probation as well as 480 hours of community service. Following her arrest, she took a hiatus from the movie industry.
However, her reappearance on the Cadillac Super Bowl ad has sparked an interest in the actress again. Many viewers took to Twitter to express their love for Winona. Many Tweeted photos of the actress in her 80’s heyday when she starred alongside Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen and more.
Winona in 2021: Is she married?
Some Twitter users took to the internet to suggest that if Winona’s crime had been committed today, she probably wouldn’t have been ‘cancelled’.
Although Winona took the opportunity to take a hiatus from acting, her career has still continued. The actress plays Joyce Byers in Stranger Things and has done so since 2016.
Winona hasn’t ever been married. But she was in a relationship with Johnny Depp from 1989 – 1993. She’s now in a relationship with Scott Mackinlay Hahn and the two have been together since 2011. Scott Mackinlay Hahn is a fashion designer and as reported by Good Housekeeping, he and Winona probably won’t get married.