Kristen Stewart has been notoriously private about her personal life ever since she was catapulted into the spotlight after starring in the Twilight films and, since her split from co-star Robert Pattinson, she's been laying particularly low when it comes down to her love life. However, after months of speculation from the press, it has just been confirmed that the 25-year-old actress and Alicia Cargile (the woman she's been seen with for months on end) are officially an item. FINALLY the madness of tabloids calling them 'gal pals' can stop.
While it doesn't come as a surprise to any of us that this inseparable pair are in a solid relationship, it it was confirmed was definitely unexpected.
As far as 'sources' go, they don't come more reputable than the mother of the star and, in this instance, it was K-Stew's mum who set the record straight. Known for being fiercely close, it's clear that Kristen's mum doesn't give two hoots who her daughter chooses to be with — as long as it makes her happy — and she said so in the best way possible...
In an interview with The Sunday Mirror, Kristen’s mum Jules confirmed the news in the most direct way possible; ‘What’s not to be accepting about her now having a girlfriend? She’s happy’. No bullsh*t here, people!
‘She’s my daughter, I’m just her mom so she knows I would accept her choices. I’ve met Kristen’s new girlfriend, I like her. What’s not to accept? She’s a lovely girl.' To which she added, 'I feel like people need to be free to love whoever they want. I accept my daughter loves women and men. It’s OK to be who you are in my world. We all choose our friends so we should be free to choose our lovers.’
While there's no doubt that starting out a relationship when you're in the public eye is tough — and that's before people start labelling you for your choice of partner — we're certain that with a mum like this, Kristen and Alicia will be just fine. Stellar news all round then.