Joan Jett Finds Flaw in ‘Twilight’ Star’s Impersonation

Published by PETA.


Joan Jett, our co-favorite legendary rock goddess (seriously, don’t even try to make us choose between Joan and Chrissie), was notably impressed with Twilight star Kristen Stewart’s portrayal of her in The Runaways, which chronicled Jett’s early career with a pioneering grrl-rock band.

However, in her audio commentary on the DVD release of the movie, Joan does point out one faux pas—although it should be noted that the movie’s costumer was to blame:

“To me this is kind of strange,” says Jett as Stewart is shown running along a street, “because I never wore leather pants.”

Joan Jett—never missing a chance to speak up for animals: Rock on!

Written by Jeff Mackey

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