Twilight Kristen Stewart Apologizes for Cheating With Director

They say never mix business with pleasure, but it seems actress Kristen Stewart is a repeat offender.

Though romantically tied to her vampire beau and 'Twilight' leading man Robert Pattison, reports hit the web Tuesday that the star also known as Bella, cheated on him.

Not just with a no-name but (married and twice-her-age) director Rupert Sanders, who she worked with closely in her recent summer flick 'Snow White and the Huntsman.'

In an interview prior to the film's release, Sanders told VIBE in April that Stewart is "one of the greater actors of our generation." Excerpts of the chat below.

With Kristen Stewart's obvious connection to the “Twilight” series, do you think that people are going to be surprised by her acting skills as Snow White?

I don’t think they’ll be surprised by her acting skills because I think she’s very good in the “Twilight” films. She’s also very good in the film that I had seen her: “Into The Wild,” “Panic Room,” you know she’s one of the greater actors of our generation and rightly so and I think her performance in this really shows that. I think people get really lost in the Kristen Stewart as Bella Swan and that means she plays the character really well. Most people think that’s a trait of hers but when you meet her, you realize that she’s definitely not the girl from the “Twilight” movie.

She definitely gives off that vibe when you see her at award shows but I can see how she took a different approach to the Snow White character.

The public Kristen is very different from the private Kristen. The way she is on set comes easily to her, she’s certainly not herself in that environment. I feel she’s most at home when she’s on a film set with the crew around her and she’s doing what she loves. That’s when you see the most illuminated version of her. She’s a funny girl, she’s a lot of fun. She’s a very spirited being.

What was your favorite part about working with her?

Just being able to see that come to life and the decisions she made on a daily basis. She really helped me find my motive true north of that character. Snow White in her eyes is what really brought that to me and that’s the reason I casted her. She has that. She’s full of life.

The 41-year-old British director issued an apology to his wife and family Wednesday in a statement to People. "I am utterly distraught about the pain I have caused my family," Sanders said. "My beautiful wife and heavenly children are all I have in this world. I love them with all my heart. I am praying that we can get through this together."

Turns out Sanders' wife, model Liberty Ross, (with whom he has two children), made an appearance in 'Huntsman' as a young Stewart's mother (the irony!). Before deleting her Twitter account, she posted the Marilyn Monroe quote, "sometimes bad things fall apart so better things can fall together."

Kristen Stewart then issued an apology to People: "I’m deeply sorry for the hurt and embarrassment I’ve caused to those close to me and everyone this has affected. This momentary indiscretion has jeopardized the most important thing in my life, the person I love and respect the most, Rob. I love him, I love him, I’m so sorry."

From the Web

More on Vibe

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Oscar Grant's Family Advocates To Have Fruitvale Station Named After Him

Nearly 10 years to the day of his passing, Oscar Grant III's family is aiming to build a tangible legacy in his honor. A request to rename Fruitvale Station in Oakland, Calif., the location where Grant was fatally shot by a police officer on Jan. 1, 2009, has been made. At 22, Grant was killed by a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) officer while he was handcuffed and face down on the train's platform. The officers were responding to a fight on a crowded train and apprehended Grant and other riders.

“It would be an atonement, it would be part of BART saying yes this happened here, we vow that it won’t happen again and we vow to work with the communities and ensure that all people are treated equally,” Wanda Johnson, Grant's mother, said.

According to KGO-TV, BART officials have declared the family's plea unlikely, not based upon the reason of the request, but rather that BART policy requires all stations' names to align with its geographical position. The Oakland transit system will instead install a mural honoring the late father. Currently, in the planning stages, the family also requested a side street at Fruitvale be named after their fallen family member.

Killed in the blink of an eye, Grant's case made him one of the many faces of police brutality. Cellphone cameras caught officers handcuff an unarmed Grant, who was later shot in the back. He died shortly after in a California hospital.

READ MORE: 'Fruitvale Station': Michael B. Jordan On the Many Layers of Oscar Grant 

Continue Reading
Justin Sullivan

Study Shows Gun Violence Cuts African Americans Life Expectancy By Four Years Or More

Gun violence has seeped into the American culture sinking its claws into everyday life. With 53,492 shooting occurring in 2018, the result was more than 13,700 gun-related deaths, reported by the Gun Violence Archive.  A new study led by a professor at Boston University has found that the life expectancy of African-Americans has lowered by more than 4-years due to gun violence.

Based on federal data collected between 200o and 2016, the research concluded black Americans died more frequently due to homicide among younger ages, although white American gun deaths are linked more so toward suicide amid older folks.

Published Dec. 4 in the BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine journal."Our study using cumulative data from 2000 to 2016 demonstrates a total firearm life expectancy loss of 905.2 days, which is nine times greater than observed in 2000, indicating increasing life expectancy loss by year," wrote Bindu Kalesan, the lead author of the investigation.

Furthering the discussion surrounding firearm injury, Kalesan inferred that gun-related injury causes American's to "lose substantial years." A common misconception surrounding shooting victims, only 30% of people struck by bullets die. However, the trauma endured is now linked to the shortened life expectancy.

One of the studies calculated in the 2000s, "concluded that shootings reduced the average American lifespan by about 100 days, with a significant gap between black and white men: Black men lost 361.5 days, while white men lost 150.7 days," wrote Nick Wing, a journalist at Huffington Post.

Two hundred and eleven days in difference, this study is a clear indication of the racial gap plaguing people-of-color in relation to the inherent violence suffered through life. Gun policy, a clear stain on the American fabric, has become a growing issue, claiming lives by the tens-of-thousands with no clear sign of slowing down. The research illustrates the growing issues within the black community, because not only are we being attacked from all sides, we engage in friendly fire.

READ MORE: Girl Who Penned Essay On Gun Violence Killed By Stray Bullet


Continue Reading
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

NYPD Officers Caught Strenuously Pulling One-Year-Old Out Of Mother's Arms

The New York Police Department (NYPD) has found itself in hot water after a video of officers using excessive force to remove a one-year-old from his mother's arms went viral.

Initiated by a verbal dispute with a security guard, a woman identified as Jazmine Headley was sitting on the floor with her son because there were no available seats in her local Brooklyn food stamp office. After being reprimanded by an employee in the benefits office for allegedly blocking the hallway, the cops were called on the 23-year-old.

Headley remained on the floor in the upright position until the officers began to pull at her baby, rushing to arrest and separate her from her child. Hands clasped tight around her child, the mother did her best to keep control of her son, until officers started pulling at the boy as if his limbs were made of rubber.

“They’re hurting my son," she repeatedly screamed while being attacked by four members of the force. Enraged bystanders witnessing the excessive encounter tossed comments about the happenings. After apprehending the baby, and securing Headley, one policeman reached for their yellow stun gun, threatening partons in the office according to The New York Times.

Headley is currently detained in Rikers Island, while the boy, Damone, remains in his grandmother's custody. As a source of advocation for the young mother, Cynthia Nixon, former Sex And The City actress and current day New York City politician, spoke out against the NYPD fiasco.

#JazmineHeadley should not have been arrested, should not have had her child torn from her, should not be sitting in Rikers now

— Cynthia Nixon (@CynthiaNixon) December 10, 2018

READ MORE: NYPD Sergeant Acquitted Of Charges For The Death Of Deborah Danner

Continue Reading

Top Stories