Kristen Stewart appears on the cover of Marie Claire’s August issue (on newsstands July 21). After an admittedly intense few years in the pubic eye, Kristen Stewart, star of American Ultra, is moving forward by doing something once unthinkable to her: learning to let go.
On reaching peace with her public image: “I’m really proud that I am able to move forward and not fall into every mental crater. That’s a new thing for me. Age has made me smarter and calmer. And it is fucking awesome.”
On her success at a young age: “Between ages 15 and 20, it was really intense. I was constantly anxious. I was kind of a control freak. If I didn’t know how something was going to turn out, I would make myself ill, or just be locked up or inhibited in a way that was really debilitating.”
On apologizing: “Lately, I’ve been doing less of the ‘I’m sooooo sorry.’ And more of the ‘No. Fuck. Jesus.’”
On her past and moving forward: “Speaking very candidly, it was a really traumatic period in my early 20s that kick-started something in me that was a bit more feral.”
That’s awesome! I’m glad she has been able to move on and find peace within herself.