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So sorry: Kristen Stewart just the latest big apology

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  • Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart arrive at the UK film premiere of "Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 1" at Westfield Stratford in east London. On Wednesday, Kristen Stewart and director Rupert Sanders apologized publicly to their loved ones following reports of infidelity.

      Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart arrive at the UK film premiere of "Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 1" at Westfield Stratford in east London. On Wednesday, Kristen Stewart and director Rupert Sanders apologized publicly to their loved ones following reports of infidelity.
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By Associated Press

Kristen Stewart issued a dramatic public apology for being unfaithful to her boyfriend, "Twilight" co-star Robert Pattinson, by having a fling -- "this momentary indiscretion" -- with her "Snow White and the Huntsman" director, Rupert Sanders. With her Wednesday statement, she joins a long list of high-profile people who have all felt the need to deliver a public mea culpa for mistakes.

"I was unfaithful. I had affairs. I cheated." -- Tiger Woods in 2010.

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