So its with no small degree of disbelief and personal betrayal that those same fans are receiving the news that Stewart apparently cheated on boyfriend Robert Pattinson with Rupert Sanders, her Snow White and the Huntsman director.
Heres what we know: US gossip magazine Us Weekly published a small picture of Sanders embracing Stewart on the cover of their latest issue. Sanders is married and has two children with model Liberty Ross, whoand this hurtsplayed Stewarts mother in SWATH.
But the story only picked up traction when Stewart issued a public apology to People magazine, via a representative, on Wednesday afternoon:
Sanders chimed in with his own statement:
When we met Sanders and Stewart at a SWATH press conference, Sanders was openly adoring of Stewart, but we thought his admiration was that of a director for his star. In retrospect, his quotes can read borderline steamy, as when he praised Stewart's 'very rebellious kind of spirit': 'She's a bit like a wild horseshes hard to hold down,' Sanders said. 'I liked that.'
So far, so silent from Pattinson. Ross More