"Kristen Stewart did not have any type of sex with Rupert Sanders"

'Kristen Stewart did not have any type of sex with Rupert Sanders': Actress' director friend springs to her defense on Twitter

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08:29 GMT, 31 July 2012

A former producer of Kristen Stewart's has defended her in a bizarre series of tweets, claiming her affair with Rupert Sanders was not sexual.

'I'll say right now what the
manipulative media isn't saying… Kristen Stewart did not have any type of
sex with Rupert Sanders,' wrote Giovanni Agnelli.

Italian Agnelli took to Twitter to defend the starlet, who starred in his film Welcome To The Rileys.

Defence: Film producer Giovanni Agnelli, right, has defended actress Kristen Stewart, left, following her affair with Rupert Sanders

Defence: Film producer Giovanni Agnelli, right, has defended actress Kristen Stewart, left, following her affair with Rupert Sanders

'The
spin that keeps growing on this story is staggering,' he wrote. 'There was NO on set
affair. Stop printing LIES.'

Kristen
has publicly apologised to boyfriend Robert Pattinson following her
'affair' with father-of-two Sanders, who directed her in Snow White And
The Huntsmen.

The
22-year-old has not been seen since a series of photos were printed showing her in a clinch with married Sanders.

Like my sister: Agnelli tweeted a series of messages in support of his friend

Like my sister: Agnelli tweeted a series of messages in support of his friend

Kristen
and Robert, who met on the set of Twilight, appear to have both moved
out of the house they share together in Los Angeles following the affair.

Agnelli, who is single, told his Twitter fans that he thought of Kristen as his 'sister'.

'If one of your friends in real life was hurting, and lots of people were being cruel. Wouldn't you ask them to please stop Honestly' he wrote.

Not speaking: Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson were onstage together at the Teen Choice Awards days before news of the affair broke

Not speaking: Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson were onstage together at the Teen Choice Awards days before news of the affair broke

His name trended on Twitter as he reacted to Twilight fans discussing the affair.

'If you've ever used the word Trampire you're a mindless pathetic piece of s***.' he wrote.

He also
hinted he knew Kristen's whereabouts following a 'twitition' by her fans
pledging their support to her following the affair.

He
added: 'Please don't ask how or where she is, or what she thought. Just
know this: She saw the twitition, and the support video tonight. Thank you.'

Moving out: Pattinson and Kristen are both believed to have removed their belongings from the Los Angeles home they shared

Moving out: Pattinson and Kristen are both believed to have removed their belongings from the Los Angeles home they shared