Kristen Stewart on Her Sexuality: “As Much as I Want to Protect Myself, it’s Not About Hiding”

Kristen reportedly recently split from singer SoKo and she says she is not hiding her sexuality – she even hopes that being seen with the people she’s dating can influence people positively:

“That’s really important to me. As much as I want to protect myself, it’s not about hiding. As soon as you start throwing up so many walls, you cannot see over them yourself, so you just start isolating in a way that’s not honest. I definitely found where I’m comfortable. I don’t take credit for that.”

She used to be confused about the need to define herself in public and she was always worried about coming across the wrong way as though she is afraid of who she is. Kristen explains that she also didn’t want to hurt other people in the process:

“I had to have some answer about who I was. I felt this weird responsibility, because I didn’t want to seem fearful. But nothing seemed appropriate. So I was like, ‘F—k, how do I define that?’ I’m not going to. Plus, I didn’t want to f—k with other people… I didn’t want to be this example: It’s so easy. I don’t want it to seem like it was stupid for them to have a hard time.”

She sees that there is amazing acceptance now but she still isn’t willing to talk about her relationships in the spotlight:

“When I was dating a guy, I would never talk about my relationships to anyone. I feel the same way now. There’s acceptance that’s become really rampant and cool. You don’t have to immediately know how to define yourself.”