“Considering I had so many eyes on me, I suddenly realized [my private life] affects a greater number of people than just me,” she said.
“It was an opportunity to surrender a bit of what was mine, to make even one other person feel good about themselves.” She says that sharing her private life became important.
Originally, Kristen Stewart doesn't want to publicize her relationship with Robert Pattinson, thus the denials at first.
However, being two of the most popular stars, the two had a hard time keeping their dating status in secrecy.
It’s that I don’t want to become a part of a story for entertainment value.” Stewart, 26, and Pattinson, 30, also played onscreen lovers in the Vampire franchise, but their relationship ended shortly after the last film was released in 2012.
Kristen Stewart gushes about girlfriend Alicia Cargile At the time, the starlet was caught in a cheating scandal after photos surfaced of her kissing her "Snow White and the Huntsman," director, Rupert Sanders.
She used to be one of the most guarded stars in Hollywood, but these days Kristen Stewart is happy to talk about her personal life.
In a new interview with The London Sunday Times, she explains why she was so private about her early relationships, but isn’t anymore.
It wasn’t this grand statement, ‘I was so confused! ’ I have not been struggling.” She added that she came out because “It just seemed important, and topical.” Around the same time that the interview was published, Kristen decided to shave her head and dye her hair platinum blonde.
She debuted her new look on Tuesday night during a premiere of her new film "Personal Shopper" in Los Angeles.
“I didn’t talk about my first relationships that went public because I wanted things that are mine to be mine,” said Kristen, who famously dated her “Twilight” co-star Robert Pattinson.
"I hated it that details of my life were being turned into a commodity and peddled around the world.” Kristen confirmed in July she had an on-again/off-again girlfriend, and told the London Sunday Times she wanted to go public with her sexuality to help others.
It didn't help that she was starring in a huge film franchise, either..