Kristen Stewart apologizes for affair

  • Actress Kristen Stewart has apologized to long-term boyfriend and Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson for a recent fling in which she was photographed kissing Rupert Sanders, the director of her most recent movie.

    The 41-year-old director of Snow White and the Huntsman also issued a statement saying he was "utterly distraught" over the pain he had caused to his wife and children.

    Stewart, 22, and Pattinson, 26, play the vampire-human couple in the Twilight series of movies.

    The pair's on-screen romance transferred to real life and they confirmed they were dating in 2010.

    The couple have tried to remain discreet in public and don't discuss their relationship.

    Representatives for Stewart and Pattinson have not made any comment.