"I hated it that details of my life were being turned into a commodity and peddled around the world.
"I think it takes a minute to sort of acclimate to communicating with so many people at one time, with like, 'the masses,' you know," she shared.
The public's intense fascination with their romance preceded nearly every one of their professional endeavors, and even after their split remained a focal point in either star's public image.
Both Kristen and Robert have since executed a clean break from each other, along the way finding love in the arms of others without ever directly bad-mouthing their former beau.
that she is "like, so gay," the 26-year-old actress didn't mean to diminish the love they shared.
"I didn't talk about my first relationships that went public because I wanted things that are mine to be mine," she tells .