Kristen Stewart Honors Jodie Foster At Hollywood Walk Of Fame Ceremony (VIDEO)
Stewart’s first major acting role was co-starring as Foster’s daughter in the 2002 thriller Panic Room when she was 10-years-old. At the event, Stewart spoke a bit about her experience working with the actress. “I watched Taxi Driver when I was far too young to watch it,” recalled Stewart. “And I was already saying Jodie Foster was my favorite actress before I was cast as her daughter.” Stewart then joked, “Technically she was cast as my mom. She came onto the movie late and I was there to show her the ropes.”
Stewart went on to note how Foster was her “first adult friend,” and made a major impact on her while the two spent eight months filming Panic Room, the majority of which takes place with the two actresses in a confined space. “There’s nothing self-serving about her,” Stewart added. “She cares about people. She’s quite the opposite of the type of person that is gravitated towards being an actress.”
Stewart further expressed, “I was drawn to her before I met her, and trust me, she’s way cooler than me.” The actress went on to describe Foster as “a baller on every level,” noting, “She did everything young. She kicked Yale’s ass. She won Oscars. She became a filmmaker herself.” Stewart also said that despite all of Foster’s accomplishments, she’s still “normal and cool and kind.” The actress concluded by insisting that the ceremony was long overdue, saying, “She should have had a star on the Walk of Fame when she was 10.” Watch Stewart’s full speech below!