There are some moments a girl never forgets: her first kiss, her wedding day, the moment her husband sinks his teeth in her neck and turns her into a vampire…
For Bella Swan, the heroine of the Twilight Saga, that was a decisive moment. “She is the most sensational vampire”, assures Kristen Stewart, who plays Bella Swan in the movies. “She’s untouchable. I was dying to see the last two movies, because she has changed so much since the first one, when she was a very confused 17 year old girl. Now she becomes a matriarch in the Cullen clan” Stewart continues.
It was a fresh morning in a Beverly Hills Hotel, a multitude of Twilight fans were together to wait for the star. Instead of hiding behind her bodyguards and publicists, Stewart gave herself time to greet the fans, stopping to shake hands, give hugs or sign posters.
The 21 year old actress looks slender; she’s dressed with black pants and a gray sweater, when she’s nervous she bites her lip, habit less evident these days, in which she is more comfortable with her movie star life style.
“You will never hear me complain about how hard it is to be famous or how horrible it is to be chased by fans”, she assures, “I chose this life and I’m having a great time”
Breaking Dawn, movie based on the last book of the successful Saga from Stephanie Meyer, will premiere in two parts. The second one will be on theaters on November 2012. Stewart confirms she agreed completely with the director’s decision to split the 754 pages book into two movies.
“It simply was the best they could do. In the book there are too many events and I wouldn’t want any of them to be missed”, she explains.
In this movie, Bella and Edward Cullen finally get married, they live a passionate honeymoon and later, they found out she’s pregnant of a half vampire half human baby. This causes fatal consequences to Bella, which body isn’t designed to carry a vampire baby.
“I was dying to get married and have a kid” Stewart says. “I was anxious like every fan to finally see Edward and Bella’s daughter. I think the movie is faithful to the idea that in life we make decisions that we can’t undo”.
The actress adds that the wedding scene was according to her expectations. “I love that, in that scene, it was the guy the one who waited anxiously, in general we see that the girl is the one dying to get married. You can’t deny Edward’s emotion in his face”.
The most probable thing is that neither of them had to fake much in the hottest scenes, because they are a couple in real life, even though they deny it.
Daughter of John Stewart, Fox producer, and Jules Mann-Stewart, script supervisor, Stewart grew up with her three brothers in Los Angeles. She entered the entertainment business when a talent seeker discovered her in a Christmas show at her elementary school.
Her screen debut was with The Safety Objects (2001). Then she played Jodie Foster’s daughter in The Panic Room (2001), followed by Speak (2004), Into the Wild (2007) and The Cake Eaters (2007), before Twilight (2008). Since then she has played main roles in Adventureland (2009), Welcome to the Rileys (2010) and The Runaways (2010).
This last movie, in which she played rock star Joan Jett, gave her a comfortable way to answer the fans which handsome man from Twilight, Pattinson or Lautner, was a better kisser on screen. “I’ve kissed Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner and Dakota Fanning, in The Runaways”, says Stewart laughing, “I’m just going to say Dakota is a very good kisser”.