‘Breaking Dawn’ Star Nikki Reed Is ‘Starting To Get’ Justin Bieber

'He's a talented kid,' the actress tells MTV News of her late-breaking case of Bieber Fever.

When it comes to rabid fans, it would seem that the “Twilight” franchise fanbase and that of teen chart-topper [artist id=”3187077″]Justin Bieber[/artist] have a lot in common. For instance, both have extremely dedicated fans, complete with playful nicknames — Twilighters and Beliebers. Both groups are prone to burst into ear-piercing screams and heavily influence awards-show voting. So when MTV News recently caught up with “Breaking Dawn” star Nikki Reed , we asked whether she had any special insight into Bieber Fever, having experienced the kind of fan-demonium he has.

“I didn’t really understand that for a while, and I finally get it,” she said about the singer while promoting her new flick “Last Day of Summer.”

Reed said her “a-ha” moment came when she stumbled upon vintage Bieber videos online, which show the singer at 6 years old, playing guitar on the side of the road. “The excitement and passion in his eyes and his voice, this little tiny kid holding this big huge guitar … he’s singing, his voice penetrates into the world,” Reed recalled. “People across the street were listening, it’s truly incredible. He’s a talented kid.”

The “Twilight” actress added that while she might not personally fit into his demographic, she has slowly come to realize the power of Bieber. “He’s got a very specific look and style thing that he’s going for. I didn’t understand or connect with that [at first], just like the Jonas Brothers, but I’m starting to get it with the Biebs.”

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