Charlie's Angels is a 2019 action-adventure movie starring Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska. It also incorporated Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, and Lana Del Rey's Don't Call Me Angel.
The film's director, Elizabeth Banks, portrayed Kristen's character, Sabina Wilson, as gay. This move surprised many fans but was one Kristen wanted. As a matter of fact, the actress demanded to be portrayed as gay before accepting the role.
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A Straightforward Discussion
When Elizabeth asked the actress to play the character Sabrina in the 2019Charlie's Angels, the third remake of the hilarious ladies' cult television series from the 1970s, she demanded a condition.
According to her, the character needed to be a lesbian. In an interview with Pride Source, Elizabeth said, "Kristen wanted to be a lesbian in the movie and I was like, 'yeah.'" The discussions were straightforward. I just wanted to make sure that she was able to present a character that she was fully behind."
Why Kristen Wanted To Be Portrayed As Gay
After seeing Cameron Diaz, Lucy Liu, and Drew Barrymore in movies from the 2000s, the actress (who had always dreamed of playing one of Charlie's Angels) firmly believed that the representation of gay in the film industry is crucial and that movie characters should serve as examples of the world's diversity.
Speaking to Capital Breakfast, Kristen said, "I feel like we present a pretty diverse array of human beings in the movie."
The 'Charlie's Angel' Cast
Alongside Naomi Scott, who portrayed the team's brains, and Ella Balinska, who played a former MI-6 agent who turned into an Angel, Kristen starred as Sabina, the wild-card, rebellious Angel.
Hailee Steinfeld and Lili Reinhart, both from Riverdale, who play freshly hired Angels in training, are among the other celebrities who made fleeting appearances in the movie.
Kristen Is Confident About Her Identity
Kristen rose to prominence by portraying Bella in The Twilight Saga (2008-2012). She dated her Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson for a while, but they split before the franchise's final installment. Afterward, Kristen started seeing her former secretary Alicia Cargile, and later, she was dating the French singer Soko and even the model Stella Maxwell.
The actress eventually connected with screenwriter Dylan Meyer, who openly proposed to her, and she said yes. As a result, the beautiful diva has openly accepted being bi-sexual and now expresses her feelings better, having accepted who she is.
Kristen has presented herself as a confident woman who expresses her identity. So it is not surprising that millions of fans worldwide love her.