Robert Pattinson On His Leading Ladies: 'I Like Hot Girls'

Actor gushes about Reese Witherspoon, Kristen Stewart and Uma Thurman, calling them 'experienced and passionate people.'

Given his otherworldly popularity, it seems as if any time Robert Pattinson appears in a film, the majority of the media attention and coverage focuses mainly on the man himself, not his various (and equally attractive) co-stars. As such, Pattinson's lovely leading ladies are occasionally overlooked and likely find themselves constantly answering questions about the "Twilight" star and not the other way around.

However, during our live interview with Pattinson on Friday (March 18), "MTV News First: Robert Pattinson," we asked the actor to talk about his beautiful co-stars, beginning with Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon, who plays his love interest in the upcoming romance "Water for Elephants."

When asked whether he was intimidated by Witherspoon, given her award-winning career, Pattinson admitted that he was — but only for a few minutes.

"Anyone who's really famous and really great, it's always going to be slightly intimidating," he said. "But she has such a nice energy about her, and [the intimidation] is gone within the first couple of seconds."

Regarding his track record of lovely co-stars (Witherspoon, Kristen Stewart, Emile de Ravin in "Remember Me" and Uma Thurman in the upcoming film "Bel Ami"), Pattinson joked that he only works with lovely ladies.

"I like hot girls," he joked. "I like them. I like being in movies with lots of hot girls," he said with a laugh, before getting serious to consider his current and former co-stars. "They're all pretty different," he said. "They're all very strong, actually. I always end up being in movies with very experienced and passionate people. They're never just flimsy floozies."

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