Robert Pattinson on his teenage crushes
April 11th, 2011
03:52 PM ET

Robert Pattinson on his teenage crushes

Plenty of girls dream about being Bella to Robert Pattinson's Edward, but who did the "Twilight" hunk swoon over when he was a teen?

"I was always obsessed with Kate Moss," he tells Elle magazine. "On my bedroom wall I had a poster of Linda Blair and Kate Moss. I always liked Jane Fonda. Who else? Ellen Burstyn."

But those on Team Edward should prepare themselves for Pattinson's  upcoming turn in "Bel Ami." The 24-year-old actor will portray a social-climbing womanizer — a far cry from the brooding bloodsucker he plays in the "Twilight" films, Elle notes.

"I thought it was funny as well—'Twilight' having quite a bit of a female audience—to play a guy who basically screws women out of money," he says. "I like the fact that you never hear of a movie where the bad guy stabs every single person in the back and then wins."

With the "Twilight" films wrapping up, the "Water for Elephants" star is looking toward the future, which he hopes will mean a bit more anonymity but not total obscurity.

"You know, when the whole thing dries up and there’s hardly any paparazzi around—I don’t know, in 15 years or something—I like the idea of just one paparazzo coming out and trying to get a picture, and I just beat the [expletive] out of him," he says.

Does the actor envision himself eventually working the sci-fi convention circuit and signing autographs for Twi-Hards when he's a middle-aged man?

"I mean, that would be totally fine—if I didn’t have any responsibilities, if it didn’t affect my career anymore," he says. "I did a couple of those after 'Harry Potter,' when I was totally unemployed. You can have so much fun. There are so many weirdos there."


soundoff (21 Responses)
  1. BeatlesFan1

    that might be the best picture i've ever seen of RPatz. I would be happy to take him off of Kristen's hands :)

    August 3, 2011 at 10:13 am | Report abuse |
  2. Snoop D. Dogg

    das how homeys in de hood be talkin. it sho nuff confuses de wh!te folks.

    April 12, 2011 at 6:28 am | Report abuse |
  3. Sunshine Girl *

    @Madhater..What are you tring to say? Is that some kind of new language I missed out on? Sounds like gibberish nonsense to me.

    April 12, 2011 at 3:20 am | Report abuse |
  4. madhater

    Dang superhiro yous a frizneek fo shizzo bizzo

    April 12, 2011 at 12:14 am | Report abuse |
  5. madhater

    He admits screwing people out of there $ seeing his movies. Never seen Twilight never will. This dude picks sh!tty movies.

    April 11, 2011 at 10:33 pm | Report abuse |
  6. @N

    glad he died in harry potter!!!hes ugg lik daniel radcliffe!!phuck daniel!!!phuck harry potter!!

    April 11, 2011 at 10:10 pm | Report abuse |
  7. @N

    people hav the weirdest thangs to say o this site!!!they talk gay&racist!!!i only lik some of u!

    April 11, 2011 at 9:42 pm | Report abuse |
  8. @N

    I agree sunshine girl*

    April 11, 2011 at 9:28 pm | Report abuse |
  9. The Real Sunshine Girl

    Stop with the impostors already.

    April 11, 2011 at 8:26 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Sunshine Girl *

    A little too old for a guy like that. Cant fight all the screaming youngsters. Besides hes not all that attractive. All those young girls will move on soon.

    April 11, 2011 at 8:23 pm | Report abuse |
  11. NickDrakeGirl

    Thank you, Pattinson, for giving us spoilers. The guy wins? Awesome. Now I don't need to set my foot in the theatre.
    On a totally unrelated note, I had a dream last night that this guy was introducing a movie they were showing in the shoe department at Sears. I had no idea he was going to be there, I just wanted to see the movie. There was only about 20 screaming girls and he sat next to me because I wasn't. I was so embarrassed.

    April 11, 2011 at 8:11 pm | Report abuse |
  12. @N

    What a freak he is!!!!prefer taylor lautner

    April 11, 2011 at 8:09 pm | Report abuse |
  13. bunita

    They just couldnt keep him out of the boys locker room.

    April 11, 2011 at 7:22 pm | Report abuse |
  14. totadas

    He was sooooo sweet on Bieber when he was young. He had crushes on all the young guys.

    April 11, 2011 at 7:19 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Superhiro

    Who's Billie Joe Armstrong? What kinda obscure reference is that?

    April 11, 2011 at 7:02 pm | Report abuse |
  16. Superhiro

    He should date me I am gay.That is so beautiful.Come on Billie Joe Armstrong my thingy is somewhere.You have to find it.Come on it is very near.I just found yours.

    April 11, 2011 at 6:25 pm | Report abuse |
  17. @N

    hes a freak anyway!!!!hes so ugly!!!look up"jacob and edward kissing" on google images!!!!i cant believe my fave actress dates that b*$!h!!!so nasty!!she should date normal dudes

    April 11, 2011 at 6:21 pm | Report abuse |
    • Amy

      I didn't think he was particularly attractive until I watched all of the Twilight movies. I'd be happy to take him off Kristen's hands if you don't think he is good enough for her. :P

      April 12, 2011 at 7:06 am | Report abuse |
    • OneWhoCritisizes

      CHILL DUDE!!

      April 12, 2011 at 11:09 am | Report abuse |
  18. Superhiro

    Kate Moss? Eww.

    April 11, 2011 at 4:15 pm | Report abuse |

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