Kristen knows more about the details of being a star than I do because she’s really in the world of paparazzi. There are little things — like how your personal assistant has to check to see if everything is OK before you get out of the car for a big event. You always keep the doors locked in case, or your dress is totally open.
I’ve always wanted to go to the Sundance Film Festival. Luckily, for one night, on Jan. 30th, Sundance came to me in San Francisco. A one-night screening of Camp XRay directed by Peter Sattler, which premiered at the Sundance film festival earlier in the month, showed at San Francisco’s Sundance Kabuki theatre, one of six theatres setup by the Sundance Group headed by Robert Redford.
The day the movie came out there was a picture of me — in the New York Post, I think. I was sitting on my front porch, smoking a pipe with my ex-boyfriend and dog. And I was like, Oh shit, well, I have to be aware of that.
— Kristen Stewart on not being able to please everyone all the time (x)
Now I feel like if I smiled for a paparazzi photo — not that I ever would — that’s exactly what people would be desecrating me for. They’d be like, ‘now you’re going to give it up, now you’re a sellout.’ like, okay. What do you want? What would you like?
— Kristen Stewart on letting her career evolve naturally (x)
Never at any point have I sat down and plotted how I should proceed from here on. As soon as you start thinking about your career as a trajectory — like, as if you’re going to miss out on some wave or momentum — then you’re never doing anything for yourself anyway. Then you’re truly, actually, specifically working for the public. You’re turning yourself into a bag of chips.