Jodie Foster Wishes the Media Would Just Lay Off Kristen Stewart

   By SheSpeaksTeam  Aug 22, 2012

There haven’t been a whole lot of people on Twilight star Kristen Stewart’s side lately after she released a public apology for cheating on her famous heart throb co-star, Robert Pattinson, with a married man (director Rupert Sanders). The apology came after photos of her and the married director kissing and snuggling were made public.

Since the affair was made public Stewart has been bashed by everyone from tabloids to Twilight fans. But there is one supporter who has voiced her concern for Stewart and feels the media should lay off. Actress Jodie Foster sat down and wrote an essay about Stewart and the way young actors are treated in the media today.

The Vancouver Sun reports about the essay Foster wrote (published in the Daily Beast) regarding her Panic Room co-star and how the paparazzi can be a major invasion of privacy. Foster points out that today’s tabloids are a lot more invasive than they were years ago when she began her career. She writes of the “gladiator sport of celebrity culture” saying, “if I were a young actor today I would quit before I started.”

Many defend the actions of the paparazzi saying that actors know what they sign up for and are paid well enough to put up with the invasion of privacy. Foster does not believe this is the case. She writes, “Just to set the record straight, a salary for a given onscreen performance does not include the right to invade anyone’s privacy, to destroy someone’s sense of self.”

What do you think of Jodie Foster defending Kristen Stewart and the way she has been treated in the media?

Do you think tabloids and paparazzi go too far when covering stories about young actors?

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graceed1963 by graceed1963 | WOODBRIDGE, NJ
Oct 08, 2012

Doesn't Jodie Foster have anything better to do? Maybe she can spend her free time doing charity work, instead of helping a grown AND rich woman excuse her own mistakes.

melodybrgs by melodybrgs | unsubscribe, NY
Sep 09, 2012

People really just need to mind there own business because if she wasn't an actress no one would care whether she cheated apologized or did it right in his face it no ones business but there's

johnandstaci by johnandstaci | UPLAND, CA
Sep 01, 2012

Everyone should get over it!! Kristen apologized, and it's none of our business!!!

momofour by momofour | LITITZ, PA
Aug 25, 2012

Kristen made a mistake, she is human. I think people are being so hard on her. She admitted and apologized for her actions which is so much more than many people do. This is between Kristen and Robert to deal with and I am sure it has not been easy for either of them. I hope she can mend things with Robert and learn from her mistake.