Let’s get this out of the way: Kristen Stewart was wrong for cheating on Robert Pattinson. There’s no excuse for infidelity. It’s immoral and dishonest and hurtful to the person you supposedly care about most.
But – good gracious! – have you been reading the Internet since this scandal broke?!?
Is it possible justifiable criticism has morphed into ugly, inappropriate, sexist anger? Especially when one considers Stewart’s age and the marital status of the man with whom she got involved?
Stewart is 22. Rupert Sanders is 41. He is married and has two children. She is legally single and has none. According to various reports, the leaked photos of this pair represented the entirety of their actions; i.e. they did not have sex.
Moreover, Sanders served in the capacity of Stewart’s director on Snow White and the Huntsman, a position of power, someone Stewart – on a professional basis, granted – took orders from for many weeks.
But where is the backlash against Sanders? The latest rumor even states he’ll be hired back as director on a possible Snow White sequel, while Stewart’s role has either been eliminated or greatly reduced.
Considering all these factors, we need to ask: Is Kristen Stewart being unfairly treated by the public?