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14Rob Pattinson Has Diagnosed Himself as Bipolar

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Okay, okay, it’s possible that he didn’t really mean that he struggled with mental illness, even though lots of media outlets are reporting it that way.

Robert Pattinson — I think his people are transitioning to “Rob Pattinson” now — has admitted in an interview in New magazine that he’s a bit all over the place when it comes to relationships. The actor said “You over-analyze everything — you analyze how if you say one thing, someone likes you, and if you say another, they don’t. You begin to experiment on people, which isn’t good for real life. I don’t think I’m very romantic any more — just manic depressive.”

Well people characterize themselves as bipolar or manic-depressive all the time (as well as crazy, psycho, schizo).  It’s a bad habit that our society has picked up (I’m certainly very guilty of it) to use mental illness terms in common speech.

I don’t know if Pattinson was being serious or not — he did say that he hasn’t been officially diagnosed — but he can pretty much assume that the “mental illness” label (as well as the Kristen Stewart’s boyfriend label) will be brought up at every single press junket and interview that he ever does for the rest of his career.

November 10, 2009 at 3:53 pm by Wendie

6Quotables

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“I have very specific ideas about how I want to do my work and how I want to be perceived and when…and to the point of ridiculousness sometimes. I don’t listen to anyone else, that’s why I don’t have a publicist at all, I can’t stand it when someone is telling me how to do something. It’s maybe a mistake sometimes. I like being, meticulous and its difficult as an actor to have that control.”

- Twilight star Robert Pattinson sounding a little OCD yet remarkably down to earth while answering questions at the New Moon press junket in LA yesterday.

November 7, 2009 at 5:02 pm by Molls
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17Robert Pattinson Competing with Rupert Grint for Role as Prince Harry

Robert Pattinson at the 2009 Teen Choice Awards

And in the boneheaded casting category, we have Robert Pattinson competing against Rupert Friend and Rupert Grint for a role as Prince Harry in a movie about his life.

Rupert Friend, 28, and Harry Potter star Rupert Grint, 21, will go head-to-head with R-Pattz to portray the prince on screen.

The movie, called The Spare, will cover the highs of lows of his royal experiences, including the death of his mother Princess Diana and his time spent on the front line of the Army in Afghanistan.

With the screenplay in the works, film bosses are searching for the perfect young star. Filming is set to begin next year in both the UK and the Middle East.

I’m sorry, but in what universe would Robert Pattinson make a good Prince Harry? The only reason to cast him would be to secure the swooning female moviegoer dollar, which is probably their primary aim with this flick.

For the sake of cinematography, I hope they cast Rupert Grint. Not only is he scads more believable, but personally, I’d like to see him get a chance to stretch his acting skills and prove whether or not he’s capable of more than the rubber-faced “schmacting” they make him do in the Potter flicks.

October 4, 2009 at 4:51 pm by Kelly

9Let’s Speculate!

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Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson were snapped cozying up at a Kings of Leon concert in Vancouver this weekend (yes, the rest of the cast was there, too).  Do these two look like a couple or do these two look like they’re too stoned to keep their heads up?  Personally, I think it could go either way.

Oh, and the last picture in the gallery is of the two of them kissing.  I guess …  For me, no matter how long I stared at it, I really couldn’t tell.  It was like those 3D posters from the ’90s that had the hidden picture in them.  I could never see the hidden picture.

Images via INFPhoto.com

August 17, 2009 at 11:35 am by Wendie

7Jennie Garth Doesn’t Know How To Keep a Promise

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Jennie Garth attended a TJMaxx event in New York City and was asked about Robert Pattinson’s love life.  Garth’s husband, Peter Facinelli plays Pattinson’s father in the Twilight movies, so the reporter rightly thought Jennie might have some inside info.  Her reply?  ”I can’t say [if it’sKristen Stewart or Nikki Reed], because that would be breaking my promise to [husband Peter Facinelli], but he is dating one of them!” 

Well, well, well.  I guess for all the vampire fans out there who care, which one do you think Pattinson is doing?  If this is even real, and I wonder if it’s not all a publicity stunt, I’m voting Kristen Stewart based on her refusal to discuss her co-star.

August 13, 2009 at 11:23 am by Wendie

25Green Carpet Fashion at the Teen Choice Awards

Amanda Bynes Hits the Bottle at the 2009 Teen Choice Awards

It’s red carpet time! Or, I guess in this case, it’s green carpet time. Young Hollywood turned out in droves for Sunday night’s Teen Choice Awards. I don’t know who won what award because I’m not a teen, and it’s not my choice. I chose to watch football. But I do enjoy seeing who wore what to the awards show.

The green carpet was shot outside, in natural light– something for which Beet always cuts celebs a little extra slack. But not me. Because its the same light that all of us have to live every day of our lives in. So when a celeb shows up on the red carpet in natural light that reveals their haggard eye bags and pancake makeup, I feel highly vindicated. Case in point: Amanda Bynes (above). I’m not sure what kinds of bottles she’s been hitting, or how often, but I’m convinced that bottles are definitely being hit.

I’m also convinced that inside Rumer Willis’ gullet is a pelican desperately struggling to swallow a fish.

Britney Spears, on the other hand, looked fabulous. I’ve never been a big fan of her fashion choices, but her dress tonight was sexy with a touch of  class.

Miley Cyrus showed up in an outfit that may have been made up of pieces from her Wal-mart line. I have nothing against Wal-mart, and definitely nothing against Miley, but I’m not so sure that was the best fashion choice for an awards show. Nothing says tacky like a darkly colored bra showing through a wife beater.

Other atendees included Robert Pattinson, looking drugged and disheveled as ever, Kristen Bell in my least favorite celeb fashion trend of the last few years (a jumpsuit), the Jonas Brothers, Fergie, Emma Roberts, Jordin Sparks, Kristen Stewart, Alexis Bledel, Ashley Tisdale, Selena Gomez, and Kat Von D.

So who had your favorite look of the evening? Worst?

August 9, 2009 at 6:26 pm by Kelly