- HOLLYWOOD star Winona Ryder claimed she stole from a Beverly Hills store to prepare for a film role, a court heard today. She said a film director told her to shoplift to give the movie authenticity. The testimony, from a security guard, came as the actress appeared in court facing grand theft, burglary and vandalism charges which could see her jailed for up to three years.
Jun 01, 2009 · Winona Ryder, an assumed millionaire, may be the world’s most famous shoplifter. She went to trial in 2001, was found guilty, avoided jail and was ordered into counseling. Some unofficial reports on the Internet as recent as last year indicate she may still have a problem–as may millions of other Americans who may be shoplifting or committing employee theft due less to financial fears or simple need or greed.
Jul 29, 2020 · Of a series of high-profile cases in past years, perhaps the most infamous is Winona Ryder’s. The movie star made headlines almost two decades ago when arrested trying to steal from Saks.
Winona shoplifted all over Rodeo Drive; because of who she was, the stores let her get away with it. However, the smaller boutiques could NOT afford the Winona losses. Some proprietors would groan when they saw her walk in through the door and had their staff literally stalk her. Winona would steal a minor bauble in a brazen way before she walked out.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Actress Winona Ryder was convicted Wednesday of stealing $5,500 worth of high-fashion merchandise from Saks Fifth Avenue last year.
Jan 10, 2012 · A decade ago, American actress Winona Ryder was convicted of stealing thousands of dollars worth of clothes. In an interview with Vogue magazine a few years later, she blamed her actions on...
Aug 09, 2015 · Why the rich feel entitled to shoplift By ... Winona Ryder is shown in a frame from surveillance tapes of her famous shoplifting spree at the Beverly Hills SaksFifth Avenue store in December 2001 ...
The habit is Samson's passion, her preoccupation, and her illness. This well-educated, upper-middle-class woman with a supportive husband and successful career is a compulsive shoplifter. Every day for 15 years, she brought home hundreds of dollars' worth of stolen goods, few of which she wanted or needed.
Aug 02, 2011 · More recently, celebrity shoplifters such as Winona Ryder and Lindsay Lohan seem to confirm that shoplifting is a woman’s crime, but overshadow statistical reality.
I believe that the theory that best represents my circumstances would be the rational choice theory. I believe this because when I shoplifted I was aware of what I was doing and thought that the benefits of being better in my role outweighed the risk of being caught and going to court.