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

Kristen Stewart Just Broke All The Red Carpet Rules At Cannes

Lebanese actor Manal Issa highlighted the plight of Palestinians killed in Gaza by Israeli occupation forces as she walked the red carpet in Cannes yesterday.

Yes, it's widely known that the festival requires women to wear high heels on the red carpet, and even turned some attendees away in 2015 after they rocked up in flats.

The Cannes Film Festival over the years has gone beyond simply basking in the fabulousness of stardom and has challenged celebrities to pull out some of the most show-stopping fashions to celebrate the films being screened. People get very upset at you if you, like, don't wear heels or something-whatever. But, as it started to rain, Kristen headed toward the stairs removing her heels in order to get there a little quicker.

"There's definitely a distinct dress code, right?" It's just like you simply can not ask me to do something that you are not asking him.

Kristen Stewart Just Broke All The Red Carpet Rules At Cannes
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"If [a man and I] were walking the red carpet together and someone stopped me and said, 'Excuse me, young lady, you're not wearing heels".

Emily Blunt also protested this rule and spoke out against it saying that everyone should wear flats and shouldn't wear heels. Speaking at the time, she said: "Everyone should wear flats, to be honest".

The festival declined to comment on the report at the time but confirmed women were required to wear high-heels to red carpet screenings although this has since been disputed by festival director Thierry Fremaux. "That's my point of view". She utilized the platform of Cannes Red Carpet to draw the world's attention towards Killing of Palestinians.

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