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New Zealand Herald: “Robert Pattinson Sinks His Teeth Into The MTV Movie Awards”   6 comments

Robert Pattinson made the front page of the New Zealand Herald this morning with his wins at the MTV Movie Awards. You can read the article below.

From the New Zealand Herald

The MTV Movie Awards was more like “The Team Edward Show”.

“Twilight” star Robert Pattinson sucked up the spotlight – and the popcorn-shaped trophies – at Sunday’s shenanigan-packed ceremony.

Among the goofy actor’s moments: winning three different awards, unexpectedly kissing co-star Taylor Lautner, and slipping the F-word past censors when presenting Reese Witherspoon with the special MTV Generation Award.

“It’s not always a bad thing to have sexual chemistry with your mother,” joked Pattinson, who played the son of Witherspoon’s character in Vanity Fair as well as her love interest in Water for Elephants.

For his role as vampire Edward Cullen in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, Pattinson won best male performance, best fight with Bryce Dallas Howard and Xavier Samuel, and best kiss with Kristen Stewart.

Instead of smooching each other, Pattinson declared he didn’t “feel like kissing” Stewart before he descended back into the audience and planted his lips on Lautner.

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Robert Pattinson: The Boy In The Bubble   5 comments

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He’s bigger than Ben-Hur at the moment, if you believe all the hype. Yet to come face-to-face with Robert Pattinson is to meet a serious artist, a multi-talented individual who could as easily have been a classical or funky musician as a movie star.

The Twilight juggernaut is propelling the 23-year-old British actor to the heights of mega stardom and, having previously only played minor roles, most notably as Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, he is making the most of it.

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