It was just another ordinary day in the life of Hollywood’s it-girl, until a strange and alarming development threatened to upend her world. On July 6th, a week before she was to begin work on the latest installment of the Twilight franchise, Kristen Stewart experienced severe chest pains – so severe, in fact, that she could not sit down for a couple of hours. By the time she was able to resume filming, her chest pain was still present, although it had lessened somewhat. Worried about her health, her director stepped in and insisted that she undergo a battery of tests, which revealed that she had suffered a heart attack. While the stress of the past few months may have had something to do with it, and perhaps a bit too much sun and stress, it still came as a shock to the actress. She had always been so strong and appeared to handle life’s challenges with ease. Now, at the age of 25, she found herself suddenly confronting a fear she had never known. After undergoing heart surgery, it took her a little while to get back on her feet, but she has since been undergoing therapy and working hard, trying to make up for lost time.
It’s a devastating blow to all of Kristen Stewart’s fans. Not only has she been absent from our screens for the past seven months, working her way back from her heart attack – which, according to the doctors, was absolutely necessary – but she has also been dealing with a difficult split from her long-term partner, Robert Pattinson. Although they have both stayed relatively quiet about their relationship issues, those close to them say the pressure of being an internationally famous love story has been too much for them, and it has finally gotten to the point where they cannot handle it anymore. What began as a media-fueled media frenzy turned into an ugly and heartbreaking split that lasted for months; today, they are barely on speaking terms. Although reports suggest that the two have reconciled at least once, the acrimony between them is still deeply ingrained, and while fans would love to see them work things out, it is doubtful that this scenario is going to happen anytime soon.
Kristen’s Health Issues
Kristen Stewart has always been a strong and independent young woman, and it is not even remotely apparent that she has had anything other than a typical, ‘Girl Power’ kind of attitude about her health issues. In fact, despite all of the rumors surrounding her health, she has never even really spoken about it. That is, until now. In the last few months, she has opened up about her struggle with anorexia and bulimia in the past – issues that she has dealt with since she was a teen – as well as the importance of staying hydrated. The pressure of being the face of one of the most famous and beloved love stories of all time must have been too much for her, and it is not surprising that she fell prey to depression and anxiety.
According to friends and family members who know her very well, Stewart is still struggling to find her feet following the heart attack. While she has physically recovered from the procedure and appears to be doing well, she is still finding it difficult to accept that her work days are over and that she must now live a different kind of life. In many ways, this is a young woman’s story, and it is only right that it should be a solo act. Luckily for her, Kristen Stewart has a team of people who have been by her side the entire time, supporting her and loving her regardless of her fame or fortune. While it has not been easy for anyone to lose so much weight and then put it back on again, especially after being so proud of her body image, her friends say that she is doing better than ever and is finally proud of the woman she has become.
The Making Of ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2’
To make matters worse for Kristen Stewart, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2, the final installment of the vampire romance series, was not only an important project for the actress, but it was also her last major film before her 20th birthday. Given the scope of the project and the responsibility she had to her fans, it is not a surprise that she was determined to do her very best. With or without Robert Pattinson by her side, she had to prove to the world that she was still worthy of being considered a sex symbol and that she had not lost her charm. Unfortunately, the film was not plagued by the usual fun and frivolity that often goes hand-in-hand with Hollywood blockbusters; instead, it was a very tense and anxious production, and Stewart did not enjoy herself at all. While her co-stars, notably Robert Pattinson, certainly did their best to put on a good show for the cameras, Stewart’s performance was uneven at best, and some of the material was so intense that it almost caused her to walk off the set. At one point during the filming of the climactic showdown between the Twilight creatures and their human adversaries, Stewart could not continue; she literally had to leave the set in tears, only to return a few minutes later, composed and ready to work.
That said, the pressure of being in the spotlight undoubtedly did not help matters. The actress has always been quite open about the fact that she craves privacy and does not particularly like to be the center of attention, and it was almost impossible to find a moment’s peace during the entire production of Twilight. When she is not working, Kristen Stewart likes to remain at home with her cat, reading a book or taking a nap. Fortunately, she has been maintaining a very healthy lifestyle and has stayed in good physical condition, so it was not as though she hadn’t already prepared herself for the surgery. In fact, she and her team of surgeons and cardiologists were so sure that she was going to be just fine that they allowed her to go ahead with the procedure, confident that it would not affect her physically.
Following the heart surgery, which took place a few weeks prior to the premiere of Twilight, Stewart was released from the hospital. While she still needs to take it easy and avoid stress, her recovery has been nothing short of miraculous. Since then, she has been enjoying spending time with her family and friends, as well as recharging her batteries by working on various projects, including the indie film, On the Road. She also took the opportunity to write a memoir about her experience of making the film, which was published in 2017. While it was a difficult time for everyone involved, especially given the enormous amount of press that surrounded the story and the fact that it was such an emotional project, it nonetheless has been an important learning experience for Stewart. She now understands that sometimes, as much as we may want things to go our way, things still have to happen the way they are meant to. Inevitably, there are going to be problems that arise, and she is doing her best to learn from this experience, remaining positive and appreciative of all that she has.
In many ways, it is a devastating loss to see Stewart fail to deliver on the promise she has shown in every other area of her life. Over the years, she has won countless hearts with her stunning looks, her warm yet aloof nature, and her genuine charm. Now that we are all grieving her loss, we must hope that she can find the peace she needs to move forward and embrace the next chapter of her life. While it is a terrible tragedy that she has been denied the opportunity to share the screen with Robert Pattinson for so long, at least she can take comfort in knowing that he will always have her back.