Summer-Fall 2008: Though Kristen is still dating Michael Angarano, she and Rob, as befits two costars, begin making increasing public rounds together, turning up at the MTV Movie Awards, their inaugural Comic-Con, the MTV Video Music Awards, the Rome Film Festival, and pose for a rather loved-up-looking photo shoot for magazine about the rumors of her and Rob and denies them, saying they are simply "good friends."May 2009: The gang relocates to Italy to continue shooting, with Rob and Kristen leaving temporarily to attend the MTV Movie Awards, where they tease the fans with their non-kiss kiss. Hardwicke later confirms that Robsten formed in the immediate aftermath.
The actors, who play onscreen lovers in the vampire movie franchise, have repeatedly denied they are more than just friends, but rumours heated up earlier this week (begs09Nov09) when they were pictured holding hands in Paris, France. But in terms of what Kristen told me directly, it didn't happen on the first movie. "I think it took a long time for Kristen to realise, OK, I've got to give this a go and really try to be with this person." Stewart split from her longterm boyfriend, actor Michael Angarano, earlier this year (09).
Hardwicke, who directed the first film in the franchise, initially warned Pattinson against dating the younger actress when she first cast them to star opposite each other.
But she reveals Stewart later decided she had to "give this a go and really try to be with" Pattinson.
She's always kept it interesting when we've spoken with her, and she certainly didn't disappoint in her recent interview with Hardwicke dishes:"After I cast him, I told Rob, don't even think about having a romance with [Kristen]... Also, Kristen was in a relaysh at the time, so no one wants to think of Rob as a homewrecker. So for you 25 percent who said Rob and Kristen's hand-holding pics weren't proof enough they were dating, does Hardwicke's most recent interview convince you at all?
She continues telling she doesn't think anything went down on her watch."I didn't have a camera in the hotel room, I cannot say..in terms of what Kristen told me directly, it didn't happen on the first movie. I think it took a long time for Kristen to realize, OK, I've got to give this a go and really try to be with this person."This isn't the first time C. Catherine also told us she approves that Rob and Kristen are a real-life couple now.