The Washington Post has a fantastic article about how the media looks at fans of the Twilight Saga.
Jen Yamato, a film critic for movies.com and writer who closely follows the “Twilight” series, acknowledges that some fans do squirm when they see fellow Cullenites asking questions like the ones posed during that Jimmy Kimmel Q&A. But she notes that there isn’t any animosity among Twilighters because of it.
“The ‘Twilight’ fandom is really one of the most inclusive fan bases there has ever been in pop culture,” she says. “They are very welcoming.”
In fact, Johnson says it’s that welcoming spirit — the sense of sisterhood born out of a shared interest in Bella Swan — that has ultimately made “Twilight” so meaningful to her.
“We do like seeing the books portrayed in the movies, but we aren’t really oogling over the actors and screaming like banshees,” she says. “We’re really in it for the friends now, for the close connections we’ve made with other women.”
Read the entire article here.