5) It happened in Hollywood. Tinsletown is notorious for its sexual dalliances, with many actresses rumored to have slept their way to the top to snag a film role. Producer Chris Hanley (American Psycho, The Virgin Suicides, etc.) reportedly once said, "Almost every leading actress in all of my 24 films has slept with a director or producer or a leading actor to get the part that launched her career." It doesn't excuse the behavior, but Kristen is far from the first actress in Hollywood to kiss the man behind the camera. Kristen Stewart & 11 More Hollywood Cheaters Exposed
6. We don't know the pressure she faces. Kristen carried on her affair in broad daylight, a seemingly stupid thing to do – unless she wanted to get caught. In an interview with Elle magazine last month, Kristen said, "You can learn so much from bad things. I feel boring. I feel like, 'Why is everything so easy for me?' I can't wait for something crazy to f–king happen to me." Perhaps Kristen was pushing the envelope and acting rebellious because she was unhappy in her life and didn't know how to get out of it.
7. She's not a politician. The only people Kristen Stewart really hurt are herself, Rob, Rupert and his wife and two children. Though she let her fans down, she didn't actually hurt the public. She didn't use tax dollars, misappropriate campaign funds or hide in the oval office to carry on her affair.
8. She's going to have to pay the consequences. While some celebs have managed to avoid the stigma of being a cheater (i.e. Madonna, Britney Spears), others have struggled and never quite reclaimed their fame (i.e. Leann Rimes, Meg Ryan). There's no telling how this will affect Kristen's career ... or a rumored sequel to Snow White and the Huntsman.
9. Kristen has always stayed true to herself. As Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, "To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment." While Kristen is known for her grumpy, grungy, alternative image, she is her own person. No matter what your opinion is, you have to admire her for that. 5 Kristen Stewart Traits That Robert And Men Love
10. We're projecting our fantasies on her. Part of our outrage over Kristen's cheating stems from the fact that we look to celebrities for proof that true love exists. Scandals like this often stir up anger and fear resulting from our own personal, painful experiences with infidelity. We want Rob and Kristen to make it and be the perfect couple because we want to believe in the fairytale, and the storyline we've seen in their movies, instead of reality.
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