Kristen Stewart, who stars in Woody Allen’s upcoming Café Society, tells Variety that she initially had some reservations about working with the director due to his history of alleged sexual abuse towards young women, but ultimately decided to put those reservations aside because SHE DOESN’T KNOW HIS LIFE.
From the profile:
Stewart admits that initially she had concerns about working with Allen. She was aware of the sexual-abuse allegations of his daughter, Dylan Farrow, who wrote an open letter to The New York Times in 2014, condemning actresses like Emma Stone and Scarlett Johansson for supporting his work. After she was cast, Stewart had a conversation with [co-star Jesse] Eisenberg about the situation.
“I was like, ‘What do you think? We don’t know any of these people involved. I can personalize situations, which would be very wrong.’ At the end of the day, Jesse and I talked about this. If we were persecuted for the amount of shit that’s been said about us that’s not true, our lives would be over,” Stewart says. “The experience of making the movie was so outside of that, it was fruitful for the two of us to go on with it.”
Sleeping with a married director and writing shitty New Yorker pieces doesn’t quite equal the alleged sexual abuse of a young girl and ongoing sexual exploitation of underage women, but whatever helps you sleep at night/collect that pay check, Kristen.
Eisenberg says he doesn’t recall the conversation, but he’s impressed by the way Stewart has handled her fame.
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