Why Kristen Stewart is taking a break from Hollywood

If you take a moment to scroll through the talented Kristen Stewart’s IMDb page, you’ll realize that the actress puts her heart, soul, and all of her time into her career.

Since she began acting in 1999, Stewart has churned out at least one movie a year. In fact, 2006 and 2013 were the only years when the actress was MIA in theaters – and she made up for this absence by starring in a whopping five movies after both those breaks. To put it simply, Stewart works hard.

It’s no wonder why she wants to take a break and refresh her mind! We’re exhausted just thinking about what it’s like to juggle eight movies in a year.


“I just worked all year on a bunch of different things. So right now I really don’t want to work for quite a long time,” Kristen told E! News at Tuesday’s National Board of Review Gala. “I really really tired myself out. I need a break.”

And where exactly does the world-renowned thespian want to spend her time off?

“A vacation in my living room,” Stewart revealed. Alright, we’d officially like to crown Kristen the Queen of Me Days.


Luckily, Kristen’s time off will only serve as a temporary break because she’s definitely not giving up on acting. “I feel really stimulated and challenged and not bored,” she told The Hollywood Reporter. “If that ran out, then I would stop acting. I’m madly in love with what I do.”

Stewart also added that acting has helped her grow as a human being. “I trust myself a little bit more,” the film star explained. “When I was a little bit younger, I used anxiety and nerves [sic], which I still have a lot of. It’s just that I’m better at channeling them. I get better every time I do a job. It’s getting more fun.”

While we love seeing Kristen Stewart on the silver screen, we love it even more that she’s taking some time for herself. Because self-care matters just as much as doing what you love to do.

(Images via Shutterstock, Universal Pictures/Giphy; Apparition/Giphy)

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