Kristen Stewart, Christian Bale, Hugh Grant: 10 Memorable Celebrity Apologies (PHOTOS)

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Living life in the spotlight has plenty of perks, but as Kristen Stewart learned on Wednesday, one minor mistake can land you in hot water. After photos surfaced of the 22-year-old actress canoodling with her married Snow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders, 41, Stewart had to come clean and make an apology to the world.

Speaking of the fling, Stewart owned up to her infidelity, profusely apologizing to her Twilight beau, Robert Pattinson.

“I’m deeply sorry for the hurt and embarrassment I’ve caused to those close to me and everyone this has affected. This momentary indiscretion has jeopardized the most important thing in my life, the person I love and respect the most, Rob. I love him, I love him, I’m so sorry,” Stewart said in a statement to People on Wednesday.

Stewart isn’t the only celebrity who has had to come forward with a public apology. Click through the gallery above to see the biggest celebrity apologies in Hollywood.

Back in 2009, Chris Brown apologized for his altercation with then-girlfriend Rihanna before the 2009 Grammy Awards.

In an online video, Brown, 23, said, “Words cannot begin to express how sorry and saddened I am over what transpired. I am seeking the counseling of my pastor, my mother, and other loved ones, and I am committed, with God’s help, to emerging a better person.”

Another famous mea culpa came from Hugh Grant after he was arrested in 1995 for lewd conduct with a prostitute in Los Angeles.

In a now-famous interview with Jay Leno on The Tonight Show, Grant said, “I think you know in life what’s a good thing to do and what’s a bad thing, and I did a bad thing. And there you have it.”

Then there’s Kanye West, who apologized for interrupting Taylor Swift‘s acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards.

Taking to Twitter, West wrote: “I’m sorry, Taylor… We’re both artists, and the media and managers are trying to get between us. She deserves the apology more than anyone. Thank you [Twitter co-founders] Biz Stone and Evan Williams for creating a platform where we can communicate directly.”

Do you think these celebrities were truly sorry for their actions? Sound off in the comments, below.

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