ByJancy Richardson, writer at
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Jancy Richardson

Kristen Stewart is often criticized by the tabloids for 'not smiling' or being too casually androgynous, but this speaks of a modest, private person. As fans, we love to learn fun facts about our favorite actress, offering valuable insight into this enigmatic and talented young woman.

Do you know all of these Kristen Stewart facts?

1. Rock 'n' Roll Animal

Kristen Stewart's favorite song is Joan Jett's 'Love Is Pain.' Check it out!

2. Hell Yeah, She's a Rock Star

A talented singer, for her role as Joan Jett in The Runaways, Kristen played guitar and submitted vocal tracks for use in the movie.

3. Panic Room Panic

Kristen's iconic role alongside Jodie Foster in Panic Room was originally given to Heroes star Hayden Panettiere.

4. Ridin' Dirty

In 1999, Kristen featured in an advertisement for Porsche. It's so cute!

5. Law & Order

Shortly after Twilight: New Moon hit cinemas, Kristen was called for L.A. jury duty, spending three days debating a case in court.

6. School Daze

She only officially graduated at the age of 19 - due to her heavy filming schedule, that was the age Kristen finally received her high school diploma.

7. Pole Position

Kristen Stewart actually knows how to pole dance - she learned for the role of a stripper in Welcome to the Rileys.

8. Poetry in Motion

Thoughtful Kristen read a poem that she'd written herself at her friend Riley Keough's wedding.

9. Fangs for the Memories

Although Kristen will always be 'fucking proud' of Twilight, her favorite vampire movie is actually The Lost Boys.

10. Cunning Stunts

Brave Kristen did almost all of her own stunt work for action-fairytale movie Snow White in Snow White and the Huntsman.

11. Decent Proposal

A Middle Eastern prince donated half a million dollars to the Hurricane Sandy relief fund just to have a 15 minute conversation with Kristen at a benefit event!

12. Making History

Kristen Stewart is the first American woman to ever win a prestigious César award in France. She won for her performance in Clouds of Sils Maria.

13. Never Too Famous for Nerves

When she was given her César award, she was so nervous that her hands cramped up - she had to ask the presenter at the podium to hold her award for her. Awwwww!

14. Mom Power!

Kristen's mom, Australian-born Jules Mann-Stewart has been super supportive of Kristen's relationship with girlfriend Alicia Cargile, telling the press:

"I’ve met Kristen’s new girlfriend, I like her. What’s not to accept? She’s a lovely girl."

15. Lights, Camera...

Kristen is a keen photographer and loves to take pictures.

16. Pretty Green Eyes

Kristen's naturally greenish eyes meant that she had to wear brown contact lenses for her character Bella in Twilight, moving on to red and amber contacts for the later movies.

17. Fashion Forward

Although she is occasionally maligned in the tabloids for her boyish style, Kristen is a fashion darling, having served as the face of both Chanel and Balenciaga. We love you no matter what, Kristen!

Sources: Wonderland, Interview, Popsugar, Fanpop, Youtube, IMDB


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