It would be silly to say I don’t care what people think of my work and who I am, but stuff is polarizing, period.” Further recalling what it was like when she became an overnight A-lister thanks to her role as Bella Swan in the book-turned-movies, Stewart adds, "I used to try too hard, because I was nervous. I’ve just grown out of it." WATCH: Kristen Stewart on Where Robert Pattinson Romance Went Wrong -- 'Our Relationship Was Made Into a Product' In an exclusive interview with ET in October, Stewart also opened up about how she's come to deal with being in the public eye."I think it takes a minute to sort of acclimate to communicating with so many people at one time, with like, 'the masses,' you know," she shared.co-star, Robert Pattinson, she's altered her outlook when it comes to talking about her love life."I wasn’t hiding anything," she says of not speaking much about Pattinson, 30, while they were dating.But at the last minute, or close to the last minute, Pattinson pulled out of his scheduled appearance, saying that he was too busy filming in Ireland. But the whispery Merteuils and Valmonts at Page Six insist that’s not the real story. all we do is push them together, still, and say “kiss” or “fight” or “be eternally awkward with one another.” That’s all we want from them! Who knows why, really, Robert Pattinson didn’t go to Venice.They quote some unknown source as saying that the real reason Pattinson decided not to go to Venice is that he didn’t want to run into Stewart. The schedule of shooting a movie is unpredictable, erratic. What will it take for us to let them live separate lives? Kristen Stewart is rumored to be dating various other people. There is literally an infinite, unknowable amount of possible reasons why."But then I can’t walk outside holding somebody’s hand, as I’m followed everywhere. Because when you talk about other people, it affects them in ways you can't predict," he revealed.When I was dating Rob, the public were the enemy — and that is no way to live. It just seemed important, and topical.”It's not just Kristen who has spoken out, Robert Pattinson has, too! He added: "It's like that scene in (in which Philip Seymour Hoffman portrayed a priest accused of improper sexual behaviour), where he's talking about how to take back gossip?
“People wanted me and Rob to be together so badly that our relationship was made into a product,” Stewart told The New York Times. “It’s that I don’t want to become a part of a story for entertainment value.” Stewart recently said that she is “happier” since going public about her sexuality.
Damned if they do, damned if they don’t, damned if they live separate, successful lives for a couple of years and seemingly have nothing to do with one another anymore.
That is the story of Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart, two former sweethearts who broke up and moved on and yet are still forever dragged back into the past so we can all pick at what’s left of them. Both Stewart and Pattinson were scheduled to make appearances at the Venice Film Festival, an annual event where a guy sets up a makeshift screen at Muscle Beach and shows old workout videos.
“I still want to protect my personal life, but I don’t want to seem like I’m protecting the idea, so that does sort of feel like I owe something to people.”Read the rest of the interview here.
The actress has spoken out about the pressures of conforming to Hollywood ideals.