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Kristen Stewart: Hollywood is ‘disgustingly sexist’

Kristen Stewart: Hollywood is ‘disgustingly sexist’
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This might not really be news, but it’s nice to hear someone prominent spell it out all the same. Former “Twilight” star Kristen Stewart is speaking out about the institutionalized sexism in the entertainment industry, telling Harper’s Bazaar U.K. that “women inevitably have to work a little bit harder to be heard. Hollywood is disgustingly sexist. It’s crazy. It’s so offensive it’s crazy.” And that’s not all she has a problem with. Stewart also takes issue with people who see fame as a career goal. “Fame is the worst thing in the world. Especially if it’s pointless,” she says. “When people say, ‘I want to be famous’ Why? You don’t do anything.” So much for the cult of personality.

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Oh, and one more thing: Stewart really, really wanted the sex scene between her and ex-boyfriend Robert Pattinson in the later stages of the “Twilight” franchise to be killer, but the challenge was ridiculous. “I only hate [sex scenes] when they’re contrived. That’s when it’s grotesquely uncomfortable,” she tells the magazine. “On ‘Twilight’ we had to do the most epic sex scene of all time. It had to be transcendent and otherworldly, inhuman, better sex than you can possibly ever imagine, and we were like, ‘How do we live up to that?’ It was agony. Which sucks, because I wanted it to be so good.”

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