Hollywood Outbreak has an audiofile of Kristen where she talks about the switch from Catherine to Chris. Based on Kristen’s answer, the other thing that is clear, despite gossip stories that might let you believe otherwise, Kristen and Rob are not consulted on who gets cast in New Moon
Kristen talked to Mark Malken over at E!. Here’s what she had to say in a more lengthy than recent 30 soundbites interview. Read it all here.
“I love the fans,” she insists. “I feel like I am one of the fans and any direct interaction I’ve ever had with them has been the most warm and pleasant and enthusiastic. If anything, it’s the biggest driving force that could propel you to do something.”
That doesn’t mean all the new attention—OK, hysteria—can’t be overwhelming at times. But when she was recently quoted in a magazine as describing some of these experiences as “psychotic,” some felt she was taking a dig at the fans. “It’s not normal for me to be in a situation that Twilight puts you in,” she explains. “It’s not personally normal for me to see 5,000 screaming girls. But I’m not criticizing them for being ‘crazy’ about me. I’m sort of going, “Wow, this is just crazy!’ “