Winona Ryder and Matt Damon spent two years collectively on the flip of the century, first going public at a pre-Academy Awards bash staged by the now-disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein. Satirically, their final high-profile look collectively additionally got here at an awards bash, the 2000 Golden Globes. However not like the “Good Will Searching” star’s earlier relationship with Minnie Driver, which he famously ended on “Oprah,” the cut up was fully amicable.
In 2004, Rattling informed Playboy (by way of Yahoo! Life), “It ended for causes way more pedestrian than, say, a mad orgy on the 4 Seasons throughout which my emotions had been harm as a result of Richard Gere was too thinking about her.” The Oscar winner additionally defended Ryder within the wake of her shoplifting scandal, including, “When she was being pilloried within the press, to me it was like, ‘This too shall cross’ — that in some way her true colours would come out and she or he would get previous it as a result of she’s a fantastic lady.”
However the actor’s cut up with Ryder did have a monumental affect on his love life, as he defined. “I do not suppose I might fall in love with a celeb proper now, as a result of it could imply altering my way of life,” Damon stated. “And I like that my way of life feels regular to me more often than not.” The star caught to his phrase when he married Luciana Bozán, an Argentinian who he met whereas she was working behind a bar, in 2005.