Kristen Stewart could bag mainstream roles like Marvel.
Kristen Stewart has revealed she was told to tone down public displays of her sexuality in order to bag mainstream roles like Marvel.
The 29-year-old actress has never been shy about her fluid sexuality, having public romances with men and women during her time in the spotlight.
About to become a new incarnation of Charlie’s Angel, the star has admitted that her sexuality has had negative impacts on her career – but she doesn’t care.
Speaking to Harper’s Bazaar UK, she revealed: ‘I have fully been told, “If you just like do yourself a favour, and don’t go out holding your girlfriend’s hand in public, you might get a Marvel movie.”
‘I don’t want to work with people like that.’
Damn straight, Kristen!
The star was told to not be so public with her sexuality to bag major roles (Picture: Harper’s Bazaar UK)
Over the past few years, Kristen doesn’t feel the need to define her sexuality, with her first major romance being Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson, which both kept famously quiet for fear of outside intrusion.
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Other romances include performance artist St Vincent, Victoria’s Secret Angel Stella Maxwell, and most recently, she’s been connected with Dylan Meyer.
On why she decided to be more open about her relationships, she said: ‘I think I just wanted to enjoy my life. And that took precedence over protecting my life, because in protecting it, I was ruining it.
‘Like what, you can’t go outside with who you’re with? You can’t talk about it in an interview?’
Kristen is now about to storm the world as a Charlie’s Angel (Picture: Harper’s Bazaar UK)
‘I was informed by an old-school mentality, which is – you want to preserve your career and your success and your productivity,’ she continued.
‘There are people in the world who don’t like you, and they don’t like that you date girls, and they don’t like that you don’t identify as a quote unquote “lesbian”, but you also don’t identify as a quote unquote “hetero-sexual”. And people like to know stuff, so what the f*** are you?’
‘I just think we’re all kind of getting to a place where – I don’t know, evolution’s a weird thing – we’re all becoming incredibly ambiguous. And it’s this really gorgeous thing,’ she added.
Read the full interview in Harper’s Bazaar UK, out on Thursday (Picture: Harper’s Bazaar UK)
Back in February 2017, Kristen publicly came out while hosting Saturday Night Live, when she addressed Donald Trump’s infamous tweet claiming R-Patz ‘should not take back Kristen Stewart. She cheated on him like a dog & will do it again’.
She said: ‘Donald, if you didn’t like me then, you’re really probably not going to like me now, ’cause I’m hosting SNL and I’m like, so gay dude.’
Kristen later clarified she was bisexual and is open to relationships with both men and women, telling the Guardian: ‘It’s cool that you don’t have to nail everything down any more. That whole certainty about whether you’re straight or gay or whatever. You’re not confused if you’re bisexual. It’s not confusing at all. For me, it’s quite the opposite.
‘That’s been nothing but positive. I mean, it’s hard to talk about. I don’t want to seem presumptuous, because everyone has their own experience.The whole issue of sexuality is so grey. ‘I’m just trying to acknowledge that fluidity, that greyness, which has always existed. But maybe only now are we allowed to start talking about it.’
She also told Associated Press that she felt a ‘responsibility’ to come out, saying: ‘I felt this huge responsibility, one that I was really genuinely worried about, if I wasn’t able to say one way or the other, then was I sort of like forsaking a side.’