Robert Pattinson Talks Kristen Stewart, Charlie Sheen In Vanity Fair

'Twilight' star says 'the media will lose interest' in his rumored relationship with Stewart when the series ends.

Sure, he graces the cover of Vanity Fair with an alligator, but it’s what Robert Pattinson says inside the magazine that will have his fans drooling.

The “Water for Elephants” star, who normally doesn’t say much about Kristen Stewart, opens up about his “Twilight” co-star and rumored girlfriend in the new issue, which hits newsstands March 3.

“Kristen is very focused on being an actress,” Pattinson said. “I mean, that’s what she is — she’s an actress. Whereas I — I just don’t really know.” Pattinson also admits that he has admired Stewart for a long time. “She’s cool. Even before I knew her, I thought she was a really good actress. Like, I saw ‘Into the Wild,’ and I thought she was really good in that. I still think there are very few girls in her class that are as good as she is.”

He added that all the speculation about their relationship has been “traumatic.” “When this is over,” Pattinson adds of the “Twilight” series, “the media will lose interest [in the relationship]. There’ll be nothing to say. It won’t fit into a headline anymore. It won’t fit into a template.”

Pattinson also had some kind words for currently embattled TV star Charlie Sheen, saying he admired the actor’s “little escapades,” adding, “I like crazy people who don’t give a f—. … I’ve just kind of stopped doing everything. I never change the channel in my trailer. I just watch reruns of ‘House of Payne’ and ‘Two and a Half Men.’ I love ‘Cops’ — I think it’s my favorite TV show. … God, I sound like such a loser.”

Aside from all the talk about his Hollywood peers, the star also waxed sentimental about his time as Edward Cullen in “Twilight.” “I can’t really understand it even now,” he said of the mania. “It does have an angle which is attached to something quite primal in girls. I guess people want it to define them, like, ‘I’m a “Twilight” fan.’ … I think people really just like being part of a crowd. There’s something just tremendously exciting about hyping yourself up to that level.”

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