I have been meaning to write this post for a while now, after the news came out last week that Robert Pattinson had a bit part in a softcore porn movie. I had to look it up several times because I thought it was a prank, or some kind of sick joke. What is the point of making porn if you aren’t going to put your junk in it? I mean… come on, man. I’m sure he didn’t mean to, but he kind of screwed the pooch on this one. He can’t hide from the fact that he had a small part in this softcore porn movie now, so why should he try to hide from the paparazzi? It serves no purpose.

I want to take a second to discuss why I think this is such a bad idea, and why his representatives should have known better. Why would Robert Pattinson agree to be in a porno movie in the first place? Well, it’s rumored that he had a bit part in the video as a joke. He was doing his homework, and didn’t know what else to do since he wasn’t allowed to do his regular work for the magazine, Novel. It was a parody of Christian Grey and the BDSM scenes in E.L. James’ bestselling 50 Shades of Grey.

The part he plays is that of an awkward, virgin Christian Grey, in need of training and guidance by an experienced Dom. The movie is simply called Virgin Territory and was directed by Chase McNally. The only other actors in the movie are a pair of gorgeous BDSM bloggers known as Vanilla Ice Cream and Cherry Blossom. The movie itself is pretty tame. There isn’t really any explicit sex, and most of the scenes are pretty short. Still, it’s not something I would recommend that anyone else tries.

I can’t believe that Robert Pattinson would put himself in this type of situation. It’s one thing to show up at the beginning or end of a movie to promote it, but to actually have a role in a softcore porno? I thought this was a joke at first, too, but then I saw the part listed in the credits and it confirmed my suspicions.

Why Does It Matter That He Didn’t Know What He Was Doing?

If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you know that I’m not the biggest fan of Robert Pattinson. I think he’s way too attractive to be writing about, and I believe that he uses his fame to its full advantage. He has become so obsessed with being in the spotlight that he doesn’t care about what anyone thinks of him. He knows what he’s doing and doesn’t care about the consequences. He’s acting like a toddler who just discovered his naked body and wants to be as obnoxious as possible. He might feel bad about it later, but for now he’s acting like a jerk and putting himself in a bad position. This is the kind of stuff that could end badly. We all know how jealous and possessive celebrities can get when it comes to their personal belongings.

I mean, if you’re going to be in a porno movie, at least do it with someone you love. It would be best if you had a spouse or partner who trusted you enough to know that this was something you were really interested in. It could have been a great opportunity for you to grow as an actor, but it seems like it might have been a huge mistake. Even Chase McNally, the director of Virgin Territory, expressed his worry about Robert Pattinson’s inexperience, stating:

“It took some convincing to get him to do this role, to be honest. I was a little worried that he was going to be too nervous and that it wasn’t going to be good. But he really wanted to do it, and it turned out perfectly.”

Pornography Is A Growing Industry, Why Target Kids?

Even when I searched the internet, I couldn’t find a ton of information about Virgin Territory. There is apparently no IMDB page, or any other form of online database for that matter. The only information I could find was an interview with McNally, where he stated:

“We wanted to do a light-hearted parody of Christian Grey and the 50 Shades of Grey phenomenon. We always like to think of ourselves as the nice British couple next door. We wanted to show the darker side to humor people think is funny. It’s a great way to get a laugh without being too mean. I mean, what we want to do is show that there is a happy, loving relationship between the couple next door that many people think is annoying.”

Now, I get that the movie is meant to be somewhat of a joke. The fact that Robert Pattinson didn’t know what he was getting into doesn’t help the situation. I mean, it’s not like he was in a movie with his buddies acting like adults, or anything. He was in a porno movie with two adult performers who are mostly famous for their blog posts about BDSM. The movie is trying to make a statement about how far some people will go for love and wanting to prove that there is more than one way to have sex. Still, I think that it’s sending the wrong message to children, and putting the superstar in a bad position. It’s like saying to kids, “Hey! Look, adults can do things that gross you out. They can be perverts!” The fact is that there are many perverted things that adults do everyday, and some of them are even considered to be art. This is not something that should be hidden from children. It’s normal and everyday stuff. Adults should not be ashamed of what they are, or do, and it should not be something that adults do as a joke. They are responsible for what they’ve done and it’s not something to be taken lightly.

I think that the biggest issue here is that Robert Pattinson is going to be held accountable for this. If he does end up getting out of this situation ok, he’s going to have to learn his lesson. He’s going to have to grow up, and realize that being in a porno is not the kind of publicity he wants, or needs at this point in his life. He doesn’t need to be making these kinds of mistakes, and he certainly doesn’t need to be associating with these kinds of people. His representatives need to be making sure that he’s not doing anything that could get him in trouble, or, at the very least, in a bad position. This was a huge mistake, and it’s only a matter of time before the wrath of the public is going to be unleashed upon him.