Why Did Winona Ryder Do It?

Something drove Winona Ryder to steal so flagrantly, but even she may not know what it is

Why would a Hollywood star, accustomed to having her every move watched, her every wardrobe change scrutinized, risk stealing thousands of dollars' worth of clothing for which she could have easily paid?

In the case of Winona Ryder, convicted last week of grand theft and vandalism for walking out of a Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills, Calif., with $5,560 of swank swag, there are plenty of easy answers. Just look at her screen roles, which range from the disturbed (Beetlejuice and Girl, Interrupted) to the homicidal (Heathers and The Crucible). Or consider her loopy childhood in a Northern California...

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