The battle between Johnny Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heart continues to rage on.
The exes continue to throw accusations of abuse toward each other. Johnny has also filed a $50 million defamation suit against Amber, claiming she’s trying to destroy his career.
While people have turned against Johnny, he still has the support of his longtime fans and his ex-girlfriend.
Winona Ryder has come forward with her support towards her ex.
In her testimony for the defamation suit, Winona says the abuse claims are hard to believe. She also says that during the course of her and Johnny’s relationship, he was a kind, loving man.
Johnny and Winona were two, young rising actors in Hollywood when the began dating in 1989.
The two reportedly met at the premiere of Winona’s movie Great Balls of Fire. The two hit it off and began dating.
Winona was 17 when she began dating Johnny, who was nine years her senior.
Despite the age difference, the couple’s relationship continued. As their careers grew, so did their love.
To show his devotion to his girlfriend, Depp had a tattoo on his right arm that said Winona Forever.
Not too long after they started dating, the couple was thinking about taking the next step in their relationship.
They became engaged in 1990, and the tabloids had a field day with Hollywood’s hottest young couple.
1990 would prove to be a big year for the couple. Not only did they become engaged, but they co-starred together in the movie Edward Scissorhands.
The Tim Burton film was a critical and box-office success. Winona and Johnny earned praise for their performances.
The success of the movie would help further their careers.
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After nearly four years together, Winona and Johnny ended their engagement in 1993.
The reason for the split was due to them being too young along with their rising fame.
The split was reportedly amicable between the two.
Both of them went on to have successful careers. Depp became famous with his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
As for Winona, she starred in films such as Reality Bites and Girl, Interrupted. She’s currently starring on the Netflix series Stranger Things.
It’s been over 26 years since Winona and Johnny’s break up.
The two have moved on with other people. Winona dated actor Matt Damon from 1997 to 2000. Currently, she’s in a relationship with designer Scott Mackinlay Hahn.
Following Depp’s split with Ryder, he dated model Kate Moss for four years. Then in 1998, he met model Vanessa Paradis.
Depp and Paradis were together for fourteen years, and had two children before they split up in 2012.
After his split with Paradis, Depp began dating actress Amber Heard, whom he married in 2015. A year later, she filed for divorce and the couple has been embroiled in an ugly legal battle over Heard’s abuse claims.
Paradis has come to Depp’s defense as well as their daughter Lily-Rose. Another person who has joined in for the support of Johnny is Winona.
Even though the two broke up decades ago, Winona is still one of Johnny’s friends and biggest supporters.