Kirsten and Kayleigh Jennings were enjoying their wedding reception at a local venue in Winnipeg, Canada when something unexpected happened. Around 10 p.m. that evening, the restaurant owner invited the couple over for a chat.
“The owner came up to me, and he said, ‘Hey, is it OK if Kristen Stewart and her girlfriend Stella come and have a few drinks with you guys?’ and I was like, ‘Yeah, totally! Yeah, no problem. Um, who is that?'” Jennings told CBC News.
“I told Kir, ‘Hey, let’s just treat them as random guests. Let’s just treat them with kindness — southern hospitality. Winnipeg hospitality,'” said Kayleigh.
Kristen Stewart had apparently just been in the area shooting a movie when she saw the party and wanted to join in. She was already acquainted with the owners of Pizzeria Gusto, where the party was being held, because of another recent event at the location.
“We got to be formally introduced before they came in and partied with us. We got a chance to shake her hand and shake Stella’s hand,” said Kayleigh. “I actually wasn’t as star-struck as I thought I would be.”
The couple was happy to entertain the new party-goers, noting they didn’t take any attention away from the brides.
“They looked just like two normal girls. They look a little Hollywood, but if we didn’t know who they were, I don’t know if I would have known,” said Kirsten. “We said ‘Hey, you know. Come on and meet your guests and, you know, don’t segregate yourselves. Come and party.”
The couple noted that most of their guests were relaxed and comfortable around the Hollywood star and her girlfriend, but apparently Aunt Linda was overcome with excitement.
A few shots and a short video, taken by the wedding’s DJ, can be viewed below in the Instagram slider.