The pair, who met on the set of the first Twilight film in 2008, never publicly addressed their relationship until Stewart issued a public statement apologizing to Pattinson for her "momentary indiscretion" after photos were released of her getting cozy with her Snow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders in July.
In the interview below, Stewart opens up about the evolution of her Twilight character and reveals the sentimental prop she just had to swipe from the set.
On Bella the vampire.
"The cool thing is because I got to play the human version of her for so long, it was more of a reward to actually be a vampire. It was more fun."
On filming the intense action scenes.
"I couldn’t wait. I got to stand on the sidelines for quite a bit of time, a few years actually, and watch everyone play around with that stuff, so yeah, it was fun."
On how Bella measures up to the other vampires.
"I definitely took a lot of pride in a couple of the things I did.