It didn’t take long for the bust-up of Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart to turn ugly: The exes are locked in a barking mad battle over their beloved pooch.
The real-life Twilight lovers adopted Bear from a high-kill shelter in New Orleans last year, but after Kristen cheated on Robert with her Snow White And The Huntsman director Rupert Sanders, the furious actor moved out of their shared Los Angeles home and denied her access to the pooch.
A source told RadarOnline:
“After Rob moved his things out of their Los Angeles apartment, he then told Kristen he wanted Bear. She was heartbroken — they adopted Bear together and she always felt that he was their little baby.”
Kristen is particularly close to the pooch since helping him fight Parvo disease as a puppy.
But a “devastated” Rob argues that he needs Bear for comfort since learning of Kristen’s indiscretion.
“…Rob was so hurt by Kristen’s actions he decided that he wants the dog to help him get over what happened. After all, a dog is a man’s best friend and Bear is such a good companion.”
But Kristen isn’t giving up without a fight.
“She wants joint custody – and it could get a little messy.”