In a progressive move for gay visibility, the actress says her motivation behind this transition was to avoid any implications she is ashamed of being in a same-sex relationship. It’s not that I want to hide who I am or hide anything I’m doing in my life.“People wanted me and Rob to be together so badly that our relationship was made into a product,” she said. It’s that I don’t want to become a part of a story for entertainment value.” Stewart was thought to have been dating Cargile since 2015 when she first responded to speculation that she was in a same-sex relationship with “Google me - I’m not hiding.” From her interview, it appears the pair have dated for three years.Stewart, 26, is one of the few hihg-profile women her age to shun social media, opting instead for just a private Instagram account.But Stewart has moved from being fiercely guarded about her love-life to discussing her relationship with Alicia Cargile, a visual effects producer, openly.
The actor sparked rumours that she rekindled her romance with Cargile when she attended the premiere of American Honey at the Cannes International Film Festival in May.Kristen Stewart and Alicia Cargile, who split last October before rekindling their romance earlier this year, was spotted visiting the actress’ father John Stewart in Studio City, California on Father’s Day.Stewart, 26, dressed for comfort during the outing, donning a white T-shirt, rolled-up ripped jeans, loafers, a baseball cap and sunglasses while carrying a backpack, reported Ace Showbiz.Kristen Stewart has discussed her relationship with actor Robert Pattinson – describing their pairing as a “product”.
“I would never talk about any of my relationships before, but once I started dating girls it seemed like there was an opportunity to represent something really positive.
The actress has spoken out about the pressures of conforming to Hollywood ideals.