Monday, May 4, 2009

Robert Pattinson is a Cheeky Monkey with Jam on his Lips...

Life & Style Mag talks about Robert Pattinson before Twilight became his claim to fame:

Although Rob sometimes took cover from his siblings, he was known for hamming it up at family gatherings. “I remember we had a party in the garden one July,” Diana recalls, according to a report from Life & Style. “We had a wonderful game to see how many doughnuts we could eat without licking our lips. It’s impossible - Rob was covered in jam.” Note: *drops dead*

But the report notes that Rob had cleaned up his act by the time he transferred from the all-boys Tower House prep school to the coed Harrodian School at age 12. “It was a real turning point for me,” admits the actor, who earned pocket change then by delivering newspapers and walking dogs.

School chum Will Robinson can testify that Rob was a heartthrob in the making. “Rob had a very, very big grin on his face constantly and was always cheeky in class,” he says. “Everyone liked him, though. He was a popular kid.”

Instead, he dedicated himself to drama club at the age of 15 after he and his dad noticed so many pretty girls were members. “The Barnes Theatre Club was a very good group,” says Rob, who initially spent his time helping out backstage. “I auditioned for Guys and Dolls and got a tiny part as some Cuban dancer or something. In the next play, I got the lead part, and then I got my agent. So I owe everything to that little club.”
Rob in Tess of the D'urbervilles Theater Production Courtesy of Pattinson Online

And the leading man is happy to share his success with this close-knit clan - even escorting then to Twilight’s London premiere last December. But all the perks for his friends and family also come with possible pitfalls. “I’m worried about ruining their lives,” Robert laments. “Especially with people who aren’t famous. It’s such a massive change. I’m kind of a paranoid wreck.”


  1. I am lovin' this! Cheeky little monkey. :(|)
    If only I could be... oh wait... I'm married, have four kids & in my thirties.. I must control my urges. However, I totally wouldn't be giving the stink face if Mr. Pattinson was kissing my cheek. ;)

  2. Why does she look that way? I'd have a big fat smile on my face if it was me!!!!

  3. If you read or heard of Tess of the D'Ubervilles you would know. In the time it was set in that was uncalled for and his character did this to her (Tess) against her will. Therefore, as the line under it states, this is a scene from the play. I'm sure she enjoyed it.