International Business Times

Workplace Infidelity, On and Off the Set


Hollywood never fails to provide fodder for us to re-examine the problems people have with sexual monogamy.

Justine Ashley Costanza interviewed me for the International Business Times following the media’s discovery that Twilight star Kristen Stewart had an affair with her director —

     Stephen Snyder MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City and a specialist in sex and relationship issues,  believes Sander’s role as Stewart’s director may have been a factor.

    “Actresses and directors rely on each other and pay very careful attention to each other. That can easily become erotic,” he says.

Here’s the article:

Here’s our original interview:

stephen snyder md author photo Stephen Snyder, MD

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