The actors, who have been dating since last year, were due to make their first public appearance as a couple at Sunday's Bafta Film Awards, but ended up arriving separately.Pattinson, 23, was proudly cheering from the audience when his American girlfriend, 19, was named as the winner of the Bafta Rising Star accolade at the star-studded ceremony at the Royal Opera House.Kristen Stewart has discussed her relationship with actor Robert Pattinson – describing their pairing as a “product”.The Twilight co-stars began dating in 2008, before splitting in 2014, with the actress claiming the relationship became “not real life”. It’s not that I want to hide who I am or hide anything I’m doing in my life,” she added.“We were turned into these characters and placed into this ridiculous comic book, and I was like, ‘That’s mine.You’re making my relationship something that it’s not.’ I didn’t like that.She told T: '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.After months of speculation, Robert Pattinson has finally confirmed he is dating his Twilight co-star Kristen Stewart.
The couple dated for five years but she eventually found their romance - which hit the rocks when she was unfaithful with her Snow White And The Huntsman director Rupert Sanders - stopped being 'real life' and became 'entertainment' for people.'People wanted me and Rob to be together so badly that our relationship was made into a product,' the 26-year-old dished to The New York Times' T magazine in an interview for its Fall Women's Fashion edition cover shoot.
It wasn't real life anymore," she told the New York Times Style Magazine. It's not that I want to hide who I am or hide anything I'm doing in my life.
It's that I don't want to become a part of a story for entertainment value." The scrutiny and constant paparazzi the couple had to face made Stewart much more protective of her private life.
Even so, she opened up about her current three-year relationship with visual effects producer Alicia Cargile. "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.