Robert Pattinson may be the most desired man in the world, but the Twilight star insists it hasn’t helped his love life. “I just don’t take any of it seriously. It’s just a job and while it’s a job I love, girls scream out for Edward, not Robert. I still can’t get a date.”
Despite the attention from his rabid fans, R-Pattz, 23, is calm about the release of New Moon on Nov. 20. “I’m not the lead in the second film. Taylor [Lautner] is,” he tells Australia’s Sydney Morning Herald newspaper,
“I appear in Bella’s dreams. So I’m in it but the focus is not on me. I just have significant moments at the beginning … and the end.
“So I’m more of a supporting role in this one, which is why I felt so free. I didn’t have to deal with any of the bulls*** of the first one. I don’t have to hold the movie or worry about the fans. I think I did it better without all those pressures.”
And much as he loves playing the swoon-worthy vamp, British-born Robert plans to branch out as much as he can. First up? A portrayal of the young Salvador Dali having a bromance with poet Federico Garcia Lorca in the indie flick, Little Ashes.
“I had to do all these hardcore gay sex scenes,” he announces, “when I haven’t even had a sex scene with a girl in a film yet.”
He also plays the lead in his upcoming movie, Remember Me, opposite Emilie de Ravin, “I’m lining up so many different films so it’ll be harder to just label me the vampire guy,” he says.
Meanwhile, his leading lady Kristen Stewart — who is rumored to be his love off screen as well as on — sets the latest issue of Allure magazine straight, “I read that story every day… it’s in a story every day, so let’s not put it in another one.”
The actress, who chopped her hair to sport Joan Jett‘s ’80s mullet while filming The Runaways this summer, has the same modesty when it comes her body.
“This shot got everyone talking like I have some sort of great ass,” she says of pictures of Bella and Edward kissing in New Moon. “But come on, I have a flat ass. I don’t know what people are talking about.”
She and Rob share a low maintenance approach to personal style.”I go outside, and I’m wearing a funky T-shirt and my hair is dirty, and people say, ‘What’s wrong with her? She needs to invest in a hairbrush.’
“I’m like, don’t you get it? I’m not that girl! It’s not like I was really clean cut last year.”
And while Taylor Lautner, 17, had to pump serious iron to play werewolf Jacob Black in New Moon, you won’t see Kristen breaking a sweat.
“I don’t exercise. I’m skinny fat,” she says. “I worry about being too skinny. You should see my brother, he’s, like, emaciated. We both just happen to be really skinny.”