Kristen Stewart: I Fear Fans Will "Assassinate Me"

Entertainment Jul. 1, 2010 AT 1:14PM
Kristen Stewart: I Fear Fans Will "Assassinate Me" Credit: Soul Brother/FilmMagic

Kristen Stewart has been putting on a brave face on red carpets across the world these past few weeks for The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. The 20-year-old actress has offered up another odd explanation for her stoic expression at promotional events.

Stewart told Britain's Hello! magazine (via Popeater) that she sometimes has to "keep myself from crying."

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How come?

"I don't feel very comfortable on the red carpet," she says of Twilight's massive premieres. "I look out there at a thousand people and I realize they could rush me and assassinate me."

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The secret love of Robert Pattinson adds: "No security could protect me" from the franchise's rabid fans. "Ostensibly they're fans, but I think about them turning on me."

It's not the first time Stewart has complained about fame. She recently told Britain's Elle magazine that dealing with paparazzi was "like being raped."

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She later apologized for the  comment. "I'm so sensitive about stuff like that...I used the wrong word. I should have said 'violated'," she explained to Entertainment Weekly.

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