“I was like, ‘Actually, to hide this provides the implication that I’m not down with it or I’m ashamed of it, so I had to alter how I approached being in public.
It opened my life up and I’m so much happier.” that she chooses to remain vague about her sexual orientation.
that she’s more open about her relationship now that she’s dating a girl.
“When I was dating a guy I was hiding everything that I did because everything personal felt like it was immediately trivialized, so I didn’t like it,” she explained.
(Photo by Jim Spellman/Wire Image), a role that launched her career and thrust her squarely into the public eye.
Stewart formerly dated her co-star Robert Pattinson.
“Right now I’m just really in love with my girlfriend,” Stewart told the magazine.
“We’ve broken up a couple of times and gotten back together, and this time I was like, ‘Finally, I can feel again.’ ” Stewart and Cargile have been spotted out together in the past – most recently holding hands as they returned from the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
It was an opportunity to surrender a bit of what was mine, to make even one other person feel good about themselves.” Stewart elaborated that she tried to keep her romance with the British actor, 30, private, but the constant media attention made that difficult.
She received widespread recognition in 2008 for playing Bella Swan in The Twilight Saga film series (2008–12), which grossed over .3 billion worldwide.
Stewart has appeared in a wide variety of films, including Adventureland (2009), The Runaways (2010), Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), On the Road (2012), Camp X-Ray (2014), Still Alice (2014) and Equals (2015).
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Kristen Stewart attends the New York premiere of "Cafe Society" hosted by Amazon & Lionsgate with The Cinema Society at Paris Theatre on July 13, 2016 in New York City.
“People wanted me and Rob to be together so badly that our relationship was made into a product,” Stewart said. It’s that I don’t want to become a part of a story for entertainment value.” The lessons she’s learned since her time with Pattinson have aided Stewart with her current relationship with visual-effects producer Alicia Cargile, about whom she says, “I love her so much.” “I would never talk about any of my relationships before, but once I started dating girls it seemed like there was an opportunity to represent something really positive,” she said.