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FADE IN: INT. KITCHEN - AFTERNOON Kristen sits at the kitchen table smoking a cigarette. KRISTEN Your little persona is made up of all the places that people have seen you and what has been said about you and usually the places that I am are so overwhelming in the moment and fleeting for me. One second where I’ve said something stupid, that’s me, forever. What you don’t see are the cameras shoved in my face and the bizarre intrusive questions being asked, or the people falling over themselves, screaming and taunting to get a reaction. All you see is an actor or a celebrity lit up by a flash. A lot of the time I can’t handle it. It’s fucked. I never expected that this would be my life. CUT TO: INT. KITCHEN - AFTERNOON - CONTINUOUS Kristen cooks on the stove. KRISTEN At this point it seems like, ’We’ll see what the Twilight girl did. Let’s see how she’s trying to be different.’ TITLE: FOLLOW KRISTEN TITLE: 2008
INT. SET - THE LATE SHOW DAVID LETTERMAN Uh. . . The film is called uh, Twilight and it opens tomorrow. And and and uh, for some reason young girls love these books and will go crazy for the movie right? KRISTEN I really hope so. DAVID LETTERMAN I think probably so. KRISTEN I really really hope so. DAVID LETTERMAN This is Twilight, opening tomorrow. Kristen Stewart. INT. INTERVIEW SET - TWILIGHT JUNKET INTERVIEWER Is it possible to prepare yourselves for how your both careers and personal lives, I guess, will change once this movie comes out? KRISTEN, 18, and ROBERT PATTINSON, 22, sit in chairs side by side looking at the interviewer with blank faces. INTERVIEWER (O.S.) Because it’s going to be. . . The interviewer makes an emphatic hand gesture. INTERVIEWER Different, after this opens. The interviewer rests his hand on his chin looking at them with concern.
EXT. ADVENTURELAND PREMIERE - DAY TITLE: 2009 KRISTEN, 19, wears a salmon colored dress and turquoise eye shadow with her brown hair back in a bun. INTERVIEWER (O.S.) And you were just talking about the fans, there. Have you got your disguise all ready to go out? Are you used to people kind of, running up to you in the street or anything like that? KRISTEN Um. . . No, I mean I feel like you’re more conspicuous if you cover up. There’s really not a whole lot -- I, I really don’t, I don’t really run into a lot of problems. I, I think I blend in fairly easily. INTERVIEWER (O.S.) Hm. Okay.
EXT. THEATER - NIGHT Kristen crosses the street to meet a group of fans waiting for her on the other side. KRISTEN! GIRL FAN OH MY GOD!
Kristen hugs the fan. KRISTEN Thanks so much, man. Kristen moves down the line to the next fan. GIRL FAN 2 OH MY GOD YOU ARE SO AWESOME. KRISTEN Thanks.
GIRL FAN 2 You don’t even know how much -my God. OH MY GOD.
Kristen touches her forehead with an incredulous smile. GIRL FAN 2 I’M ELAINE. KRISTEN I’m Kristen, nice to meet you. They shake hands. GIRL FAN 3 CAN I HAVE A HUG? I KNOW YOU! REAL! Kristen hugs Girl Fan 3. INT./EXT. MONTAGE Fans and paparazzi swarm around Kristen in various clips, while the sound of fans talking, screaming and yelling layers upon itself, increasing until we cut to the paparazzi bound by a gate, yelling her name. INT. INTERVIEW SET KRISTEN There’s no way to eloquently put this. . . I can’t just go to the mall. It bothers me that I can’t be outside very often. And also to not ever be just ’some girl’ again, just be some chick at some place, that’s gone. EXT. ZATHURA PREMIERE - DAY KRISTEN, 15, stands outside of the theater. Her hair is slightly disheveled. She wears a dark hooded jacket and no makeup. INTERVIEWER (O.S.) How did you get into acting? KRISTEN Um. . . It kind of, strangely, it wasn’t ever something that I, like, (MORE) FOR
KRISTEN (CONT’D) sought after or made a conscious decision this is what I wanna do I wanna be an actress. Um, I was forced to be in a play because everyone had to participate in like the fourth grade and um, and there was an agent in the audience and he uh, just asked if we wanted representation, so. . . INTERVIEWER (O.S.) All right well thank you. INT. INTERVIEW SET - ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY INTERVIEWER And what about the rumors that you’ve been dating your costar? KRISTEN Think about every hypothetical situation: Okay, we are. We aren’t. I’m a lesbian. (beat) I’m just trying to keep something. If people started asking me if I was dating Taylor, I’d be like fuck off! I would answer the exact same way. INT. OFFICE CELEB TV HOST As if Kristen Stewart wasn’t having a bad enough week already. First, the pregnancy rumors, now we’re hearing that Robert Pattinson has dumped his Bella. A picture of Kristen shows up on the screen next to footage of Robert Pattinson posing on the red carpet. CELEB TV HOST (V.O.) Twilight stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart have reportedly been heating things up off-screen. . .
The cover of a tabloid magazine fills the screen with a mash-up of a photo of Kristen looking upset and a photo of Rob looking smug. Under their photos large font reads: IT’S OVER! CELEB TV HOST (V.O.) . . .But now comes word R-Pattz has ended their relationship. She’s crushed and he’s already moved on to Emily DeRavin his costar in Remember Me, the movie they’re shooting in New York. INT. HALLWAY JOHN, RUTH, and The Bodyguard otherwise known as HOTTIEGUARD, walk down a long hallway. John listens to an iPod. He wears a backpack, a zip-up hooded sweatshirt and jeans. Ruth wears a dark blazer and dress pants, carries a purse and fiddles with her various electronic devices: a bluetooth earpiece, a blackberry, an iPhone. The Bodyguard wears an earpiece with a coiled wire tucked into the collar of his white shirt and a suit. He carries his sunglasses and a cell phone. JOHN I’m your ch-ch-ch-ch-ch-ch-ch-ch-cherry bomb! RUTH Stop listening to the runaways soundtrack and get ready to guard our girl! You think Hottieguard over here plays these games? JOHN I told you I do whatever Kris wants. She says jump, I jump she says sing Cherry Bomb, I sing. (to self) Ch-ch-ch-ch-ch-ch-ch-ch -- That Robert Pattinson is somethin’ else I tell ya. HOTTIEGUARD He’s a good boy John. Leave him alone. (to Ruth) Crack a smile every once in a while Ruthie.
RUTH Oh how I love to watch the masses go with wild interest. . . I don’t. HOTTIEGUARD Crowd control is a bitch.
The Bodyguard opens the door to the outside as they reach the end of the hallway. The bodyguard clears a ten foot path through the paparazzi between the car and the building. The backseat car door opens and The Bodyguard helps Kristen out. Ruth and John wait in the doorway. EXT. KRISTEN’S HOUSE - NIGHT A car pulls up to the curb and Kristen gets out of the passenger door. She slows her steps toward her house when a bright light turns on in front of her. She looks up and sees a three strangers on the sidewalk blocking her path. Two of them are women holding posters, the third is a man with a video camera holding the light above his head. YOUNG WOMAN Kristen, we drove all the way from Las Vegas, there’s only two of us. Please? KRISTEN (exhausted) Sure, yeah, no problem. YOUNG WOMAN I’m so sorry about this. The young woman holds out a poster and a permanent marker. Kristen takes the marker and begins to sign. KRISTEN Yeah, no, it’s just. . . You know, you’re in front of my house, it’s just. . . YOUNG WOMAN We won’t tell anybody where you live. Thank you. KRISTEN (looks up to the camera, pointing) (MORE)
KRISTEN (CONT’D) He won’t tell anybody where I live, either. . . The older of the two women appears in the shot holding out a poster. Kristen signs it. The young woman holds out another poster and Kristen signs it absentmindedly. KRISTEN Okay I gotta, I gotta go. . . Kristen starts to walk around them. out a poster. YOUNG WOMAN Can you do the poster? KRISTEN Sure, yeah, you know, no problem. (finishes signing) Here you go. The older woman steps in closer and holds out a picture. Kristen signs it. YOUNG WOMAN One more? KRISTEN (walking around them) No. . . CAMERA MAN Hey congratulations on Adventureland. KRISTEN Thanks a lot. Kristen walks to the house. INT. INTERVIEW SET - ECLIPSE JUNKET - GERMANY KRISTEN But. . . It’s weird because I’ve grown up like looking at tabloids in the market, like you go into the store and like, you know, all of, you know like, Brad and Angelina, all that stuff it’s like -- I can’t believe I’m one of those people now? The young woman holds
EXT. RESTAURANT - NIGHT Paparazzi surround the car parked a few steps outside the exit. Kristen appears in the doorway and her bodyguard leads her by the shoulder to the open car door. Cameras flash and click. PAPARAZZO KRISTEN! PAPARAZZO 2 Ay, watch the elbow, watch the elbow. A car honks. KRISTEN! PAPARAZZO KRISTEN!
PAPARAZZO 2 Ay! Ay! Ay! INT. JFK AIRPORT - NEW YORK Kristen walks quickly past ticketing surrounded by the paparazzi. Together they form a small crowd. She is led by The Bodyguard with John and Ruth behind her. Kristen holds a notebook up to one side of her face. PAPARAZZO Go back go back go back. . . A parazzo falls to the ground and Kristen throws a fist in the air in celebration. KRISTEN OH! YEAH! She She turns back to face him but keeps walking forward. cups her hand and the notebook as she shouts. KRISTEN DAMN! But the paparazzo gets up and continues to photograph her. She keeps walking and hangs her head in shame, her arms limp at her sides. PAPARAZZO 2 Goin’ down a paparazzi!
10. PAPARAZZO Kristen I got that on video! Kristen I got that on video! BODYGUARD GUYS, DON’T BLOCK ME. PAPARAZZO 2 I’ll fall for you! INT. JFK AIRPORT - NEW YORK TITLE OVER: KRISTEN CAUSES A COLLISION POPSUGAR HOST Kristen causes a collision. The footage replays Kristen’s celebration. KRISTEN OH! YEAH! PAPARAZZO (O.S.) Yeah, she loves it! Ha ha! KRISTEN DAMN! The footage is muted and begins to play in slow motion, an arrow flashing on the screen to call attention to the fallen paparazzo. POPSUGAR HOST Shouting after not one but at least two photographers stumbled while trying to snap a pic when she arrived in New York City Monday night. EXT. ECLIPSE PREMIERE - RED CARPET - DAY Kristen wears a white one-armed dress and short dark brown hair, a more "kept" look than we’ve seen so far. KRISTEN I don’t know recently, ugh, I don’t know. They’ve changed. I saw girls like, actually getting hurt at the last few ones.
Kristen speaks to a different reporter down the line. KRISTEN I feel like, I feel really bad that I’m put on this weird pedestal like (looks down the line of cameras, the crowd) I have to show up dressed like this all of a sudden I’m so different to them but like, there’s no difference. I feel like, I feel like if we could -- I would love to take that away, because then they would understand me more and, it would be, I don’t know. It would be way more satisfying. Ruth takes her by the shoulder and points to their next location. She speaks inaudibly to Kristen. INTERVIEWER (O.S.) Thank you. Kristen steps back and lets Ruth guide her but she doesn’t look to where she is pointing. INTERVIEWER (O.S.) Thanks Kristen! INT. INTERVIEW SET - MTV ROUGH CUT The room is set up like a living room. sits in a chair opposite Kristen, 20. JOSH HOROWITZ, 28,
JOSH Okay so this is bizarre to me, maybe it’s less bizarre to you. But this is the question I got the most. Are you aware of what a, a ’Krisbian’ is? KRISTEN Yeah, yeah, I can’t lie about that, I totally can’t lie about that. Yeah. Oh my God, yeah.
TITLE: The Krisbians INT. ROOM - DAY A young girl, maybe 13, stands in the center of the frame, head and shoulders. She looks into the lens when she speaks. KRISBIAN 1 A while ago, I started cutting all the pictures I could find out of magazines, of Kristen Stewart, and started piling them on a billboard, like this: Cut away to a shot of a large pink poster lying on her bedroom floor, partially covered with photographs of Kristen. KRISBIAN 1 I’m gonna tape it up, and I’m gonna put it on my wall. CUT TO: KRISBIAN 1 If you don’t know what a Krisbian is, it’s a Kristen Stewart lesbian. INT. INTERVIEW SET - NEW MOON JUNKET Kristen sits in a chair in front of a poster for the movie The Twilight Saga: New Moon. KRISTEN What we’re focused on is what they’re focused on -- I mean, they’re obsessed with Bella, they’re not obsessed with me. Kristen looks into the camera and the frame freezes on her eye contact with us.
INT. BEDROOM - DAY The camera is held by KRISBIAN 2. She approaches a life-size cardboard cut out of Kristen Stewart. KRISBIAN 2 (O.S.) This is my roommate. When I come home from school, I give her a hug, every day. (touches the hair on the cut out) I know it’s weird, but I do. EXT. STREET - DAY A paparazzo runs up to Kristen’s car, bringing the lens of the video camera all the way up to the window. INT./EXT. HOTEL - NIGHT Kristen walks through the lobby on the phone with Ruth. RUTH (O.S.) We have hair and makeup for Oprah at seven so get a good night’s sleep. KRISTEN Okay ma. RUTH (O.S.) I’ll give you a wake up call. Good idea. KRISTEN All right. Bye. She sees the
Kristen walks out to light a cigarette. paparazzi waiting for her. KRISTEN Oh, shit. . . She turns back to go inside. The paparazzi sprint after her.
INT. SET - THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW OPRAH WINFREY And you seem to be, you know, there’s so much written about you being shy. Kristen smiles. OPRAH WINFREY So, does it feel overwhelming to you? Is it difficult for you to just fully embrace it? KRISTEN I, get, so, nervous. And, uh --
OPRAH WINFREY (stands up with open arms) Okay, let me, let me give you a hug. Now we see Kristen sitting with Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner on either side of her. Kristen gets up and hugs Oprah in front of Rob. Rob and Taylor laugh. Oprah pats Kristen on the back, rocking her back and forth as she hugs her. OPRAH WINFREY It’s okay. . . It’s okay. . . Oprah lets go of Kristen and laughs. EXT. CLUB - NIGHT Kristen sits in the driver’s seat of her black mini cooper. She has her hood up and uses it to shield the light from the paparazzi as she tries to drive out of the parking lot. PAPARAZZO (O.S.) Hey Kristen! Hey Kristen, are you okay to drive? You’re not drunk, are you? Kristen drives away. As she passes by the paparazzi we see DAKOTA FANNING, 16, in the passenger seat trying to hide.
EXT. RED CARPET - SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL - DAY Kristen, 19, stands next to JESSE EISENBERG, 25. A large microphone with the word NEWS written on the side is held out in front of her. INTERVIEWER (O.S.) Kristen, we heard about Joan Jett and The Runaways movie. Are you excited about that or what? KRISTEN I’m like, vibrating, I’m so excited about that. In this case I’m really exceedingly more excited than normal. INTERVIEWER (O.S.) I love Joan Jett, I’ve seen her in concert a few times. Have you been perfecting certain songs of hers? Being with her all the time? KRISTEN Yeah, I spent new years with her. Um. . . Like, hours on a bathroom floor just like -(tilts head, eyes widen) Um. . . So yeah, it’s pretty great. INT. HOTEL ROOM - SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL - DAY Josh Horowitz sits next to Kristen Stewart on a couch holding a microphone. KRISTEN This role was definitely the most ’transformative.’ JOSH And can you pinpoint anything for me that you will carry with you, you think? KRISTEN I, I think I’m just a little bit more sensitive to -- I, I’m so. . . If you looked at a girl wrong, now? I would fly across the room and kill you.
INT. INTERVIEW SET - MTV ROUGH CUT Kristen and Dakota sit side by side opposite Josh Horowitz. JOSH Have you seen the movie? KRISTEN It’s kind of embarrassing, we like to watch the movie. Dakota and Kristen laugh. KRISTEN I tend to hurt her, like once I bit her shoulder. JOSH Oh, watching the movie? KRISTEN I think we were in an interview when I did that. Dakota and Kristen laugh. JOSH You two have a bit of a violent relationship there. KRISTEN She likes it. INT. INTERVIEW SET - THE RUNAWAYS Kristen and Dakota sit side by side with a large poster for The Runaways behind them. KRISTEN Whenever it wasn’t coming from the right place she’d be like, Kristen, pussy to the wood, fuck your guitar! I was like ohhh kayyy. So when you have Joan Jett telling you to fuck your guitar. . . Yeah, I liked it.
EXT. ECLIPSE PREMIERE - RED CARPET - DAY Kristen stands with three large microphones held close to her face. INTERVIEWER (O.S.) So out of everyone, Jacob, Edward, and of course Dakota, too, who was the best kisser? KRISTEN (looks down at a microphone smiling) Dakota. Ruth steps in, taking Kristen by the arm. RUTH Thank you, thank you. KRISTEN No I’m kidding. . . Kristen looks over to one of the interviewers, smiling as Ruth pulls her away. EXT. ECLIPSE PREMIERE - RED CARPET - CONTINUOUS INTERVIEWER (O.S.) Kristen what do you have to say to girls about their body image? Kristen scrunches her face, disgusted. KRISTEN Be healthy and fuck everyone, seriously like, whatever. Kristen takes a step down the line of interviewers. hesitates before turning back to the interviewer. KRISTEN Should I give you another one without that? I would say, be healthy, and don’t care what anyone thinks because, like, it doesn’t matter. Kristen turns back to Ruth. She
KRISTEN Yeah, ’fuck everyone’. sorry.
INT. INTERVIEW SET - NEW MOON JUNKET - SYDNEY INTERVIEWER You cop a lot of flak. KRISTEN Yeah. I don’t know what it is. I’ve never said anything bad about anyone. Maybe it’s because people in my position put on a face and really tend to play a different part. INTERVIEWER The negative attention must be bruising. KRISTEN It just is what it is. People say, ’Why don’t you just play a part, choose a public persona?’ But I’m not that good a liar. I would hate myself if I did that. If people have a problem, that’s fine. I’m glad I don’t have a problem with myself. CUT TO BLACK.