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The Crazy Way That Robert Pattinson Handled an Obsessed Fan

By Orgesta Tolaj


8 February 2024

Robert Pattinson obsessed fan

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Celebrities often have to deal with the downsides of fame, including overly enthusiastic fans. For example, some extreme fans become fixated on the actor and will want to be a part of their life in alarming ways. But how far is too far when it comes to handling an obsessed fan? Hollywood heartthrob Robert Pattinson had a unique and unconventional approach to this issue that left many talking. Instead of shying away from the situation or relying on security measures, he decided to handle it in a rather unprecedented manner.

How Did Robert Pattinson Meet His Obsessed Fan?

In 2008, Robert Pattinson, then relatively new to the fame game, took on the role of a young Salvador Dali in “Little Ashes,” a film chronicling Dali’s relationship with Federico García Lorca. Despite his rising star status, Pattinson, at 22, found the project intense and challenging, compounded by the fact that he didn’t know anyone in the area where filming took place.

Robert Pattinson obsessed fan
© Kathy Hutchins / Vecteezy

Consequently, he experienced a profound sense of loneliness, returning to an empty apartment after long days on set. As his isolation intensified, Pattinson reached out to a female fan who had been patiently waiting outside his residence for weeks, risking security concerns to spend time with her over dinner, seeking solace from his own company.

How Did the Meetup With the Obsessed Fan Go?

In 2009, Robert Pattinson, known for his role in Twilight, revealed to Crème Magazine an unsettling encounter with a stalker while filming in Spain the previous year. The stalker persistently waited outside his apartment for weeks, prompting Pattinson to eventually invite her to dinner out of boredom and loneliness. However, there was no follow-up meeting, not because Pattinson was frightened, but because he used the dinner as a therapeutic venting session, causing the fan to lose interest. Reflecting on the incident, Pattinson humorously remarked on his tendency to bore people quickly.

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The fan’s perception of Robert Pattinson drastically differed from the reality she encountered when he took her out to dinner. Instead of the glamorous image she had imagined, she met a lonely individual burdened by the pressures of fame. Despite this stark contrast, the dinner served as a release for Pattinson, allowing him to vent and temporarily alleviate his burdens. Conversely, the fan likely left questioning the value of the time she spent waiting for an underwhelming encounter in a car park.

What do you think of this humorous encounter between Robert Pattinson and his obsessed fan?

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