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Kristen Stewart on Gender Equality in Hollywood: Instead of Complaining, Do Something

Kristen Stewart on Gender Equality in Hollywood: Instead of Complaining, Do Something

Note: As originally printed by Variety, the original version of this article has been changed. Kristen was talking about gender equality in Hollywood, not Oscar diversity.

Kristen Stewart sits down for a chat during The Variety Fandango Studio presented by Dockers at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival on Monday (January 25) in Park City, Utah.

The 25-year-old actress is in town promoting her new movie Certain Women. Also in attendance at the studio were Indignation stars Logan Lerman and Sarah Gadon. See all the photos below!

Kristen spoke with Variety about gender equality in Hollywood.

“Instead of sitting around and complaining about that, do something. Go write something, go do something,” Kristen said. “And that’s easy to say. Like, f–k, it’s hard to get movies made. It’s a huge luxury. Who gets to just make movies? But that subject is just so prevalently everywhere right now, and it’s boring.”

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Posted to: 2016 Sundance Film Festival, Kristen Stewart, Logan Lerman, Sarah Gadon

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  • niagirl

    Oh boy, social media is going to slam you girl. You know that U can’t voice your opinion. Don’t drag her to bad ya’ll.

  • Migisi

    She has a point though.

  • carmtrav .

    No words. Boring? wow

  • ZAK

    No she doesn’t have a point. I don’t even dislike Stewart but she doesn’t have a point.

  • Guest

    I agree. The whole topic is dull. It’s just another thing to whine about and it’s dull to listen to whiner’s.

  • Guest

    I agree. The whole topic is dull. It’s just another thing to whine about and it’s dull to listen to whiner’s.

  • Gina

    I’ll be expecting the bitch to issue an apology anytime now.

  • plez

    If it were happening to her it would not be boring. Know wonder she always looks bored, she does not have the time or feelings to care.

  • ali

    Enough of this ignorant priviledged girl. Gets caught as*grinding her married director in public a few years ago showing the world how she gets her ‘breaks’ now she says this ! UGH just UGH.
    Can’t we just ship her on a one way ticket to Mars or something

  • devvv

    “Women inevitably have to work a little bit harder to be heard.Hollywood is disgustingly sexist. It’s crazy. It’s so offensive it’s crazy.” -Kristen Stewart in the June 2015 issue of Harper’s Bazaar. Why doesn’t she just do something about it? Why is she speaking on sexism in Hollywood? There’s enough women talking about it. It’s boring…or is it only boring when you’re not a part of the group affected?

  • Sam Brees

    I just read, in 2012 Kristen Stewart was the highest paid actress at 34 mil. Year before she made 28 million. Talk about overpaid.

  • Jay

    ‘prevalently everywhere’, when you’re trying too hard to sound smart and you end up not making sense.

  • Jay

    ‘prevalently everywhere’, when you’re trying too hard to sound smart and you end up not making sense.

  • Sam Brees

    so basically she is saying minorities are not getting roles because they are not trying. She says “do something”, which implies they are not working their butts off trying to get a role. Her point is totally stupid.

  • Hockey & KStew Fan

    Watch the interview with Variey please. They have taken three sentences and reworked them. She said if you are bored go do something, write something. And before anyone says it, I am not a bitter KStew fan.

  • Hockey & KStew Fan

    Do you know her. Have you sat down with her and talked to her. If you have then by all means call her names but if you haven’t why do it.

  • Gina

    I don’t need to know someone personally to see their bitch-like tendencies. Have a seat.

  • Gina

    I don’t need to know someone personally to see their bitch-like tendencies. Have a seat.

  • niagirl

    Her comment wasn’t even about “Oscar Diversity”. Damn Jared get it right.

  • James

    So she read a couple of blogs and took what bloggers said here and there and made a “statement”. Get a real opinion Kristen, and please, work on your acting, it sucks.

  • James

    Yes, other people said that so she just repeats it.

  • Guest

    Variety just corrected their headline. She is discussing gender equality not diversity. It was misrepresented by Variety…no doubt on purpose to get hits. Now GossipCop and JustJared need to correct their stories also or else they are being irresponsible also.

  • James

    She’ s one and so are you

  • James

    She’s dumb. period.

  • Guest

    No, she is discussing gender equality not diversity. Specifically, women in film taking issue with not getting roles like men do. Variety just corrected the story because it was misrepresenting her words.

  • James

    She never does. Her mind is boiled.

  • James

    Tell her to go away, more roles for others. She’s bad at what she does.

  • Hockey & KStew Fan

    I think it started with her mother.

  • Guest

    We get that you don’t like her, but, you are not correct. Variety just corrected themselves for misrepresenting her words. It was irresponsible of them. But, take note…no one give a flying monkey’s butt what you think about anything. Thanks!

  • Gina

    As are you, honey.

  • Hockey & KStew Fan

    Gina – I beg to differ. So calling people names for the sake of it is okay? That is bullying.

    Maybe you only see in her what you are truly like yourself! After all, people mirror the things we most hate about ourselves.

  • plez

    Sure. There’s no problem in her telling other women to stfu because she is doing well and is bored with the conversation about equal pay. Plus her example was false. Jennifer Lawrence movies were making more than her male costars yet her male costars were making much more than her.
    She is still a minimally talented arrogant person who acting can always be called boring

  • Guest

    Yes, women need to learn to say no to jobs that they aren’t being paid equally for. Just say no, move on and go where you get equal pay.

  • James

    You’re an idiot. Period.

  • James

    You’re an idiot. Period.

  • Ariana

    I agree with her very much. Will and Jada should do something rather then make the nominees feel guilt about having better work then them.

  • Gina

    You’re an overzealous idiot AND a bitch. Period.

  • Gina

    Nah, she’s just a bitch.

  • Isobel

    No pygmies or ewoks were nominated either.
    What’s the big deal really? Do the people at the Academy change what the regular Joe blow goes to watch just because they hand out an award? Its just a reason to dress up and be seen. Someone standing up on stage reading from script that tries hard to get a laugh from the audience who “act” amused.
    Everyone needs to stop looking for racism. What about the British MOBO awards any complaints from any non blacks?
    It really all boils down to money. There are alot of great movies out there, that don’t get a mention because they don’t have the financial backing or maybe the big name. That is what should be the issue. Should non black people miss out because they have the wrong color skin, should they not except an award for fear of being accused of racism.
    Let’s bring out that melting pot and fire her up.

  • Hockey & KStew Fan

    Sadly, there is no point in Variety fixing it beause no matter what, the people that do not like her will say she said it. Just on this blog alone, she has been call stupid, an overpaid actress and a bitch and most importantly was caught grinding her director. As opposed to getting to the real truth and listening to the actual interview, they took this as true and started.

  • Ariana

    Apologize for what? For speaking the truth? Gina you are a piece of racist work.

  • James

    Haha, no I said she just takes other people’s opinions and makes it her own. She has no real opinion. No mind of her own. She’s an idiot.

  • James

    what?

  • ali

    Ummmm her fans racially abuse FKA Twigs daily on her OG. I for one am not surprised with this latest outburst. Her friends also tweeted random tweets about monkeys when Twigs was papped out with Robert first.

  • Guest

    Do you know what the words “gender equality” mean? It has nothing to do with racism. Settle down and listen to the video on Variety. Just Jared effed up and snagged you with a misrepresentation.

  • ali

    So Ruth’s put out the spin. Wonder how many $$$ it cost her. Not as much as she paid US weekly in 2012 probably
    Warning: Kristen Stewart’s fans are here apologising for her again

  • Guest

    I doubt that she is an “idiot”. You just don’t like her. Yawn.

  • James

    ‘Cause she doesn’t have a mind of her own. She’s not a person with a real take on society or people. Just another boring mindless so called actress with no talent.

  • Hockey & KStew Fan

    I would like to know which of her friends did that. Was it Alicia, Lindsay, Riley, Susie, CJ etc? I can only speak for myself in saying if Rob is happy then go for it.

  • ali

    Nope. Someone got Bariety to change their story. Just like someone got her mom to change the story about her being bisexual. It’s called PR. Her rep is once again working overtime to excuse her behaviour. Enough already

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