I first fell in love with Kristen Stewart 10 years ago. I was 12.”Catch that Kid,” a classic of our times, has a criminal 12 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Anyone who would review this film poorly is a joyless weirdo.
Stewart played Maddy, an adventurous tomboy whose skillset included climbing very tall things and emotionally manipulating boys. Her dad needed an expensive surgery, so she enlisted her two best guy friends to help her casually rob a bank. They aren’t feeling it at first, but then she gives each of them one half of a heart necklace with a promise that she loves him and doesn’t give a shit about the other guy. Bingo. Kristen Stewart’s Maddy is strategic, powerful, and a ruthless heartbreaker. 12-year-old me thought, What a dreamboat.
As far as mainstream kids’ movies go, “Catch that Kid” is a total queerfest. Maddy herself is an unfeminine little boss who is -20 percent interested in the romantic affection of preteen boys, while her mother is played by Jennifer Beals, aka “The L Word’”‘s power dyke, Bette. So, ever since Kristen Stewart was in this super great, super queer flop of a film, I’ve associated her with my own lesbian awakening – and I therefore feel weirdly protective whenever her real-life potential queerness comes into cultural question, and she’s run through the celebrity gossip meat grinder.
Which is happening now. Again. Keep reading »
When it was first reported that Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart were spotted together, it wasn’t yet clear whether they accidentally ran into each other or were deliberately meeting up. However, an additional report from E! Online has clarified matters, reporting that Rob and Kristen spent four hours at the house that Rob is renting in Beverly Hills. Read more on Celeb Dirty Laundry…
Robert Pattinson and Katy Perry have long denied ever dating, but this recently uploaded YouTube video from 2008 lends credence to the rumor that Rob’s sparkly vampire peen has made Katy roar. Watch in grainy, fuzzy detail as Rob and Katy sing Boyz II Men’s “I’ll Make Love To You.” At one point, Katy even sits on Rob’s lap OMG. Prepare yourself, Twihards and California Gurls. [YouTube]
Of all the crazy Robert Pattinson rumors we’ve heard over the years, this one just may take the cake. According to a source, the normally pasty (in a good way) RPattz has resorted to spray-tanning to impress the ladies since his split with Kristen Stewart. My guess as to who started the ridiculous rumor? Lindsay Lohan and her Sevin Nyne marketing team.
While I don’t, for a single nanosecond, believe this poppycock to be true, let’s entertain the notion of Rob getting a spray tan for a bit. Because, well, why not? Read more at The Stir…
Months after finalllllly splitting with longtime girlfriend Kristen Stewart (who cheated on him with her “Snow White and the Huntsman” director) and dipping his glitter-y man stick in Katy Perry and Riley Keough, has Robert Pattinson got himself a new lady love? Us Weekly says that the “Twilight” star has been dating 22-year-old model Dylan Penn for two months. Dylan is the daughter of Sean Penn and Robin Wright, who divorced in 2010 and also have a 20-year-old son named Hopper together. Robert and Dylan have been spotted “canoodling” and she has apparently visited him on the set of one of his movies [that no one cares about because it's not "Twilight"]. Hmm, I don’t know anything about Dylan — other than she is obviously very beautiful thanks to those half-Spicoli, half-Buttercup genes — but I do know Papa Penn has a notoriously bad temper, so I hope RPattz doesn’t go breaking any hearts and his fans don’t do any excessive smack-talking. [Us Weekly]
The more Robert Pattinson speaks, the more I am convinced that he is The Boyfriend for me. This confounds my better judgement, because there are few things in the zeitgeist of the past ~5 years that I’ve enjoyed less than “Twilight,” but Robert Pattinson, the real Robert Pattinson, is a strange and wonderful being. He hates people and loves dogs! He would improve upon the “Twilight” sex scenes by adding a walrus! He also hates “Twilight”, maybe even more than we do!
In a new interview with Australia’s Sunday Style, the 27-year-old actor got really real, opening up about his anxiety and the insecurities that have defended him against the egotistical pitfalls of fame. “Up until [the moment I get out of the car to the event] I’m a nut case,” he told the publication. “Body dysmorphia, overall tremendous anxiety. I suppose it’s because of these tremendous insecurities that I never found a way to become egotistical. I don’t have a six-pack and I hate going to the gym. I’ve been like that my whole life. I never want to take my shirt off. I’d prefer to get drunk.” You and me both, Rob. He also confessed to being “quite sensitive” in relationships and thinking of himself as the best “gift giver.”
In all seriousness, though, what does it say about me that my ideal man is anxiety-ridden, insecure, very sensitive, and likes to drink? Probably nothing good. [Huffington Post]