The one-time co-stars—whose three-year courtship came to a screeching halt in 2012 amid a Stewart-driven cheating scandal— found a unique comfort in attempting to navigate the often debilitating highs and lows that accompanied their sudden skyrocket to super-stardom together.
Prior to their casting, the young actors were relatively unknown and at the time of their split a source told E!
We were turned into these characters and placed into this ridiculous comic book, and I was like, ‘That’s mine.
You’re making my relationship something that it’s not.’ I didn’t like that. I was like, ‘Actually, to hide this provides the implication that I’m not down with it or I’m ashamed of it, so I had to alter how I approached being in public.
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart arrive at the premiere of Summit Entertainment's "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" at Nokia Theatre L. Live on November 14, 2011 in Los Angeles, California."I wasn't hiding anything," the Café Society actress, 26, told the newspaper for a story published on Sunday, March 5.
"I didn't talk about my first relationships that went public because I wanted things that are mine to be mine.
Summer-Fall 2008: Though Kristen is still dating Michael Angarano, she and Rob, as befits two costars, begin making increasing public rounds together, turning up at the MTV Movie Awards, their inaugural Comic-Con, the MTV Video Music Awards, the Rome Film Festival, and pose for a rather loved-up-looking photo shoot for magazine about the rumors of her and Rob and denies them, saying they are simply "good friends."May 2009: The gang relocates to Italy to continue shooting, with Rob and Kristen leaving temporarily to attend the MTV Movie Awards, where they tease the fans with their non-kiss kiss. Hardwicke later confirms that Robsten formed in the immediate aftermath.
"The hardest part was talking about it afterwards," Pattinson added.
It opened my life up and I’m so much happier.” Kristen and Alicia have been linked for years, but never officially confirmed the news.
A month after calling herself "so gay" on Saturday Night Live, Kristen Stewart opened up to London's Sunday Times about her sexuality and her high-profile relationship with her Twilight costar Robert Pattinson.
Both Kristen and Robert have since executed a clean break from each other, along the way finding love in the arms of others without ever directly bad-mouthing their former beau.
In July, Stewart confirmed she is dating visual-effects producer Alicia Cargile while Pattinson has moved on with fiancée FKA twigs. 21st Women's Fashion issue that her relationship with Robert taught her a lesson in the downsides of dating celebrities. "It's not that I want to hide who I am or hide anything I'm doing in my life.