Back in 2008, Twilight mania officially began when the very first film adaptation hit the big screen, inciting yet another mass fandom and hysteria over the film’s stars. While the story follows a love story between a young mortal and a vampire, things with the cast have been much less sincere, and in fact many of those involved in the films have found themselves embroiled in a scandal or two. From casting issues, cheating scandals and so much more, here are 8 of the most shocking real-life scandals involving the cast from Twilight!
8. Two Victorias
The casting process for Twilight was difficult when it came to quite a few roles, one of which was for the role of Victoria. Although Bryce Dallas Howard was offered the role first, she turned it down, leading to the casting of Rachelle Lefevre instead. After starring in the role for the firs two films, Lefevre was abruptly replaced by Howard for Eclipse, and Summit Entertainment downplayed the switch by saying it was a simple case of “scheduling conflicts.” Lefevre then spoke out, revealing that she was absolutely “stunned” and “greatly saddened” by the decision, and did not think she was going to lose the role because of a “10 day overlap” with another movie she was shooting.