"Twilight" star Kristen Stewart might tell you whether she's Team Edward or Team Jacob; just do not ask her about her sexuality. The 25-year-old actress made headlines Wednesday after she chose not to identify herself as either straight or gay in a recent interview to promote her new film, "American Ultra."
Speaking to NYLON for the magazine's upcoming September issue, Stewart said she does not see the need to label her sexual preferences.
"If you feel like you really want to define yourself, and you have the ability to articulate those parameters and that in itself defines you, then do it, but I am an actress, man. I live in the f------ ambiguity of this life and I love it. I don't feel like it would be true for me to be like, 'I'm coming out!' No, I do a job," Stewart told NYLON. "Until I decide that I'm starting a foundation or that I have some perspective or opinion that other people should be receiving. I don't."
Stewart added that she believes her fluid sexuality to be a growing trend.
"I think in three or four years, there are going to be a whole lot more people who don't think it's necessary to figure out if you're gay or straight," she says. "It's like, just do your thing."
Stewart's interview follows several reports that she is dating her former assistant Alicia Cargile. The actress previously had a long-term relationship with her "Twilight" co-star Robert Pattinson.
While this week Stewart is confronting unnecessary labels, the week before she was satirizing gender stereotypes (albeit with a lot more humor than her NYLON interview). Stewart appeared with Jesse Eisenberg, her co-star in "American Ultra," in a Funny or Die video, in which the acting pair asked each other questions they would normally get from reporters to highlight the different treatment male and female celebrities receive from journalists.
Watch the video below:
Kristen Stewart can currently be seen in "American Ultra," now playing in theaters nationwide.