But my hunch, for what it's worth, is that it's not really Robert you're all in love with. It's dreamy Edward Cullen, the sensitive immortal he plays in Twilight. It's Edward, the sexually frustrated vampire, who flutters your hearts. Edward the ghostly pale, softly spoken, ever-loving un-dead bloodsucker. Edward the fast. Edward the strong. Edward the not-a-23-year-old-thespian-from-Barnes. And the reason you're all so in love with Edward is you want to be Bella Swan, the best protected girl in history, watched over and doted on by her admiring schoolfriends, her good cop dad, her groovy absent mother, her new vampire family, and her gorgeous boyfriend.Read the rest here.
June 3, 2009
"Cult of Rob": Are we really just in love with Edward?
Alex Bilmes from GQ Daily ponders Robert Pattinson's popularity, and wonders if women of all ages are really into RPattz, or just Edward: