Sunday, 19 August, 2018

Kristen Stewart rebels against Cannes' 'heels-only' policy

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The actress posed in a vintage Chanel silver skirt and top that she completed with a pair of sky-high black Christian Louboutin heels. The film, by Spike Lee, stars Corey Hawkins and Topher Grace and takes on the checkered history of the Ku Klux Klan. The actor, who rose to fame with her popular Twilight film series, is part of the first female-dominated Cannes Film Festival jury for many decades now.

CANNES-The issue of high heels at Cannes has been a spiky one in recent years.

Stewart usually swapped heels for Converse at the most glamorous moments, but this time taking off her shoes was definitely political.

This peaceful protest was seen on the red carpet before the premiere of "Solo: A Star Wars story". She went on to say, "Things have to change immediately". Although Stewart, who was a member of the film festival's jury this year, didn't confirm whether she removed her heels in protest of the French festival's rule forbidding women from wearing flats, it was assumed that she did it on goal as she has spoken in the past against the arcane dress code.

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"We shouldn't be wearing high heels anyway", she added. You can not come in.' Then (I'm going to say), 'Neither is my friend. "It can work both ways".

She utilized the platform of Cannes Red Carpet to draw the world's attention towards Killing of Palestinians.

"You just can't ask me to do something that you're not asked to do man. I get the black-tie thing but you should be able to do either version, flats or heels". According to Newsweek, Julia Roberts also walked the red carpet barefoot in 2016.

Away from the footwear controversy, the screening attended by Kristen Stewart proved to be a success story at Cannes.

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