Robert Pattinson has admitted that the only reason he auditioned for Twilight in the first place was because he had a crush on the film’s female lead, actress Kristen Stewart.

The vampire heartthrob — who is constantly battling rumors that he is dating/knocking up his on-screen co-star — says he barely knew what the Twilight book series was at the time, and he only went along to the audition so he could get up close with the real-life Kristen.

“I read the script of Twilight and I barely knew that they were books too, so I had no idea what I was letting myself in for,” Robert says. “The only reason I went to the audition was to see Kristen because I had just seen Into the Wild. Of course I had a little crush on her.”

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