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“Twilight” idol Pattinson says he’s a “paranoid wreck”

April 22, 2009

Change isn’t always good.


Especially if you’re Robert Pattinson, the former model who has catapulted to teen idol status courtesy of blockbuster vampire movie “Twilight.”

Pattinson, now filming the sequel “New Moon”, says his sudden fame has made him a “paranoid wreck” in terms of his friendships.

“I’m always really worried about ruining (friends) lives. Especially with people that aren’t famous. It’s such a massive change. I’m kind of a paranoid wreck. I’ve eaten a lot of room service,” Pattinson told Entertainment Tonight, in on-set interviews to start airing on the celebrity television program on Thursday.

The assistants, security and other hordes that come with sudden fame are also proving hard to get used to. “Now it’s funny, you can’t even get through to people on the phone. They won’t even let you ring people up. I can’t even ring down to reception and say let (visitors) up. I have to literally go down and carry them,” he said.

But Pattinson said it feels “suprisingly natural” to play lovestruck vampire Edward Cullen again, and he promises fans they will see plenty of him in the movie sequel, even though his character in the Stephenie Meyer book is mostly absent from the story.

“(In the film) it’s an illusion when he (Edward) appears. I think if you do it with voiceover as they do in the book, it would end up being quite cheesy. But it’s very subtle, my presence,” Pattinson said.


I feel kind of sorry for Robert Pattinson. I mean yes he is in the show biz but for him not to be able to escape and just be himself and hang out with his friends has got to be rough. I just hope that he can find his way through all the craziness and be at peace with the path that his life is so obviously on. AMAZING…It would be great to hear him play his music live, his acting is one of a kind but that voice is even better!!

Posted by Heather Monte | Report as abusive

Rob you are one of the kind in one-hundred-year time. Definitely talented…Like it was said: When you step out of your comfort zone, you grow… When you look back, everything becomes history.The most important thing in the life is to be the one you would like to be and You have the control of your life. I wish you the very best.

Posted by Liddy | Report as abusive

I think Robert Pattison is Hot as Brad Pitt ever was.
Difference in time but the same story something about the vampire. I’m certain he’s going to be a super star…

Posted by Fan from Asia | Report as abusive

Geezzz we keep getting these updates about New Moon and we know Edward leaves Bella but in the book he comes back..I really hope they follow the story line from the book and especially stick by chapters 22 to the end of the book. They must know it’s the love story between them that captured our hearts–I’ve been listening to the audio books and OMG it’s absolutely awesome!! Rob Pattinson is the reason for Twilight’s success in the movie version I sincerely hope the directors don’t mess it up! If they really want to make huge amounts of money then they best keep focused on Rob Pattinson! :)))

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