The public's intense fascination with their romance preceded nearly every one of their professional endeavors, and even after their split remained a focal point in either star's public image.Both Kristen and Robert have since executed a clean break from each other, along the way finding love in the arms of others without ever directly bad-mouthing their former beau.But considering I had so many eyes on me, I suddenly realized [my private life] affects a greater number of people than just me.
The 26-year-old actress shared that she "didn’t talk about my first relationships that went public because I wanted things that are mine to be mine.
I hated it that details of my life were being turned into a commodity and peddled around the world." But as she's gotten older — and experienced firsthand more of the positive and negative sides to superstar levels of fame — she has realized that relationship struggles are a universal experience, and they affect "a greater number of people than just me.
co-star—earning them the nickname "Robsten"—taught her a lesson in what happens when her personal and professional identities merged. "It's not that I want to hide who I am or hide anything I'm doing in my life. But at the same time, I want so badly to expose myself," the 26-year-old actress says.
"People wanted me and Rob to be together so badly that our relationship was made into a product. It's that I don't want to become a part of a story for entertainment value."Stewart understands that as an actress in high-profile films, audiences will be interested in her love life. "I want to be understood and I want to be seen, and I want to do that in the rawest, purest, most naked way I can."It wasn't until recently, in fact, that Stewart confirmed she was dating visual-effects producer Alicia Cargile.
The cast is back together in Vancouver to begin work on , and while in town, Rob and Kristen attend a Kings Of Leon concert. March 2010: They walk the red carpet separately, but nonetheless Kristen shows her support by attending the premiere of Rob's new film, , the TV staff is briefed on the how to handle the talent.
It is at this event that shadowy photos of the duo wrapped up in each other (and mostly likely kissing) emerge online. A., Rob is photographed driving away from her home. Part of that briefing included the disclosure that Rob and Kristen are indeed an item.A month after calling herself "so gay" on Saturday Night Live, Kristen Stewart opened up to London's Sunday Times about her sexuality and her high-profile relationship with her Twilight costar Robert Pattinson.Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart arrive at the premiere of Summit Entertainment's "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" at Nokia Theatre L. Live on November 14, 2011 in Los Angeles, California."I wasn't hiding anything," the Café Society actress, 26, told the newspaper for a story published on Sunday, March 5."When I was dating Rob, the public were the enemy — and that is no way to live," she explained. Stewart and Pattinson called it quits on their four-year relationship in July 2012 after Us Weekly published exclusive photos of the actress kissing her Snow White director Rupert Sanders."It wasn't this grand statement, 'I was so confused! ' I have not been struggling."Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson arrive at the premiere of Summit Entertainment's "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" during the 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival at Nokia Theatre L. Stewart and Pattinson later gave their love another try, but ended things once again in 2013. Vincent, singer Stéphanie "Soko" Sokolinski and her current girlfriend, Stella Maxwell.In July, Stewart confirmed she is dating visual-effects producer Alicia Cargile while Pattinson has moved on with fiancée FKA twigs. 21st Women's Fashion issue that her relationship with Robert taught her a lesson in the downsides of dating celebrities. "It's not that I want to hide who I am or hide anything I'm doing in my life.