Kristen Stewart Goes Barefoot at Cannes Film Festival, Defies Heels-Only Rule

18 May, 2018, 09:37 | Author: Denise Dawson
  • Kristen Stewart Just Broke All The Red Carpet Rules At Cannes

The next year, Julia Roberts also made the front pages for walking the red carpet barefoot for the premiere of her movie Money Monster.

Based on true events, the film explores the struggles of a little girl as she goes through a slew of therapies until a hypnotherapist walks into her life. It was raining, so the Cannes Film Festival jury member had to courageous a soggy red carpet to stage her silent protest against an alleged rule that women must wear high heels to gain entrance to the posh event's movie screenings.

Cannes festival confirmed that it is compulsory for women to walk the red carpet in heel shoes.

In 2015, it was reported Cannes had implemented a heels-only policy.

While it is a mandatory festival dress code that all female guests wear heels, it has been condemned many a time as sexist. As it turned out, 28-year-old Stewart took off his shoes in protest against the ban on shoes without heels.

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The high split of her gown allowed her to show off her lean legs, which were elongated by a pair of silver heels.

In an effort to put an end to the age-old sexist tradition, the member of the jury, Kristen has begun speaking out against the dress code and the sexist fashion expectations at the event. You can not come in, ' then [I'm going to say], 'Neither is my friend. "Does he have to wear heels?'"

"You just can't ask me to do something that you're not asked to do man".

She utilized the platform of Cannes Red Carpet to draw the world's attention towards Killing of Palestinians.

Away from the footwear controversy, the screening attended by Kristen Stewart proved to be a success story at Cannes.

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