Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson are reportedly back together, having decided to reunite months after their highly publicized split after Kristen was caught cheating with director Rupert Sanders.
But now one conspiracy theory gaining traction on the internet claims that Stewart and Pattinson orchestrated the whole thing in an attempt to boost their careers.
The theory, which originated in an internet video, was reported by Crushable writer Jenni Maier and repeated by The Huffington Post, claims that the players in the cheating scandal came together to orchestrate the plot, complete with fake pictures of the affair.
“They pretty much decided they couldn’t live without each other,” a source told the publication. “Kristen poured her heart out to Robert and told him it was a one-off and a mistake.”
The conspiracy theory video shed light on what appears to be problems with the alleged cheating photos. As Maier noted for Crushable, the scandal did end up being advantageous for pretty much everyone involved. Pattinson made the rounds in the press including a feature interview in Cosmopolitan, and Stewart generated buzz for her upcoming appearance in On The Road.
Even the other couple involved in the scandal appeared to benefit, Maier wrote:
“Not only do average people now know the names Rupert Sanders and Liberty Ross, but they’ve gotten offered scripts, jobs and everything a Hollywood family could want.”
“Heck, Liberty Ross walked in Fashion Week for the first time in years — and just by walking she eclipsed the names of several bigger models and landed front page headlines.”
Though the video may make some points about discrepancies in the photos, Maier wonders why they would go through all the trouble of making fake photos:
“So while I feel comfortable saying that there’s defintiely more to the cheating story then we’re being told by the major tabloids and PR reps, I don’t know how I feel about this conspiracy video that’s making the rounds now. And I think anyone who’s followed my obsession with this PR stunt knows, I’m all for a good conspiracy. But something just doesn’t sit right with what it’s alleging.”
“According to this video, Rupert Sanders helped stage these photos with the help of an anonymous women. Clever editing shows that the notorious photos featured in Us Weekly don’t match up to photos of the real location. There are all kinds of scale issues with Rupert Sanders and Kristen Stewart’s height — and it’s easy to get caught up in what this video’s trying to imply.”
“But what doesn’t make sense to me is why would they fake the photos? That seems like an incredibly immense undertaking that would bring this conspiracy to a whole new level. Not only does it mean Rupert Sanders (and his anonymous henchmen) framed Kristen Stewart, but also that they had a reason to do so.”
Do you think that Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson faked their break-up?