With her new movie “Snow White and the Huntsman” having just hit theaters on June 1st, Kristen Stewart garnered herself a little added exposure by covering the July 2012 issue of Vanity Fair magazine.
The 21-year-old actress looked enchanting for the Mario Testino shot front page while dishing about everything from being criticized to her past fashion struggles.
Highlights from Miss Stewart’s interview are as follows.
On being criticized:
“I have been criticized a lot for not looking perfect in every photograph,. I get some serious **** about it. I’m not embarrassed about it. I’m proud of it. If I took perfect pictures all the time, the people standing in the room with me, or on the carpet, would think, What an actress! What a faker! That thought embarrasses me so much that I look like **** in half my photos, and I don’t give a ****. What matters to me is that the people in the room leave and say, ‘She was cool. She had a good time. She was honest.’ I don’t care about the voracious, starving **** eaters who want to turn truth into ****. Not that you can say that in Vanity Fair!”
Robert Pattinson on Kristen struggling with the public’s preconceived notions about her personality:
“People have decided how they are going to perceive her. No matter how many times she smiles, they’ll put in the one picture where she’s not smiling.”
On her past fasion issues:
“Look at a picture of me before I was 15. I am a boy. I wore my brother’s clothes, dude! Not like I cared that much, but I remember being made fun of because I wasn’t wearing Juicy jeans. I didn’t even think about it. I wore my gym clothes. But it’s not like I didn’t care that they made fun of me. It really bothered me. I remember this girl in sixth grade looked at me in gym and was like, ‘Oh my God! That’s disgusting—you don’t shave your legs!”
On realizing that Twilight had changed her life:
“You can Google my name and one of the first things that comes up is images of me sitting on my front porch smoking a pipe with my ex-boyfriend and my dog. It was [taken] the day the movie came out. I was no one. I was a kid. I had just turned 18. In [the tabloids] the next day it was like I was a delinquent slimy idiot, whereas I’m kind of a weirdo, creative Valley Girl who smokes pot. Big deal. But that changed my daily life instantly. I didn’t go out in my underwear anymore.”
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