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Winona Ryder is shocked by the recent allegations against Johnny Depp.

The 44-year-old actress opened up about her relationship with the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star during a new interview with Time magazine.

Depp -- who's been fighting allegations he abused his ex-wife Amber Heard -- dated Ryder for four years, and during their time together Winona says he never abused her.

"I can only speak from my own experience, which was wildly different than what is being said," Ryder tells the magazine. "He was never, never that way towards me. Never abusive at all towards me. I only know him as a really good, loving, caring guy who is very, very protective of the people that he loves."

Depp and Ryder first met at a film premiere in 1990 and just five-months later, they were engaged.

Though the "Edward Scissorhands" costars dated a very long time ago, Winona says she's never seen Johnny "act violent" towards anyone.

"I wasn't there. I don't know what happened," she says about his relationship with Heard. "I'm not calling anyone a liar. I'm just saying, it's difficult and upsetting for me to wrap my head around it. Look, it was a long time ago, but we were together for four years, and it was a big relationship for me. Imagine if someone you dated when you were – I was 17 when I met him – was accused of that. It's just shocking. I have never seen him be violent toward a person before."

"It's just hard to picture," she continues. "The only word I can come up with is unimaginable. You know with certain people you hear something and go, 'I can see that.' But this isn't that. I can only offer my own experience. It's such a serious, horrible thing to be accused of."

Amber was granted a temporary restraining order against the actor, alleging that he was both verbally and physically abusive throughout the length of their relationship. Johnny's people have denied Heard's claims.

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