[movieperson id="420386"]Cam Gigandet[/movieperson] hasn’t met a group of rabid [movie id="369195"]“Twilight”[/movie] fans he can’t take in a fight, and he proves it in his new video on FunnyOrDie.com. In the clip, a group of tween girls decide to fight the actor who plays evil vampire James , even though he warns them that they shouldn’t take on a man who’s won the [url id="http://www.mtv.com/ontv/movieawards/2009/"]MTV Movie Award[/url] for Best Fight and is nominated again this year.
“This skit that we’re shooting today is about a group of ‘Twilight’ fans who are at a book reading,” the actor told MTV News on the set of “Cam Gigandet vs. Twilight Fans.” “And they — well, I stumble across them, and they recognize me, and then drama ensues.”
The “Twilight” star jokingly added that in real life, he doesn’t mind having tweens follow him around wherever he goes. Unlike in the skit, however, he doesn’t usually end up getting into epic, bloody battles with them.
“It’s great. I love having young girls chase me everywhere I go. … It’s a little bit of validation I guess,” he added. “I had no idea ‘Twilight’ was going to actually be as big as it is. I mean it’s shocking. It’s kind of awesome that it got as much fame as it did, you know, and all the actors in it had a success. That was kind of great.”
Gigandet won Best Fight last year for [movie id="357589"]“Never Back Down,”[/movie] no doubt in part because of the “Twilight” fans who were already voting for him months before they saw the vampire film. A clip of his “Twilight” fight with Robert Pattinson’s Edward made its world premiere during the Movie Awards that year.
“It was a little shocking last year,” he said. “I had no idea and it was kinda awesome and this year to be nominated for a second time is just as cool.”
At this year’s show, Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner (who are all also up for awards) will be presenting a clip from the “Twilight” sequel “New Moon.”
Will the vampires grab more trophies than the slumdog? What was the year’s ultimate onscreen WTF moment? It’s up to you to decide the winners of the 2009 MTV Movie Awards. Vote now, and tune in on May 31 at 9 p.m. ET, when the big show airs live from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California.
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