While we were all distracted by the Victoria Beckham and Gigi Hadid’s Paris fashion show, some exciting news came from Britain. Actor and model Robert Pattinson is dating singer and songwriter FKA Twigs. The young lovers were photographed holding hands and cuddled up on a bed. Is this the real-life version of the “Twilight” couple? Find out what you should know about Robert and FKA Twigs’ relationship below.
Is This a Real-Life Relationship?
Well, it’s no secret that actor Robert Pattinson has played a leading role in one of the most successful movie franchises of all time. The “Twilight” actor has appeared in five films based on the popular book series by Stephanie Meyer. The first film in the “Twilight” series was released in 2012 and has since become the highest-grossing movie of all time, with a worldwide total of more than $870 million. The most recent installment, “The Twilight Saga: Ecliptse,’” was released in July 2016 and became the fastest film to reach $500 million.
Robert Pattinson has achieved a level of fame that only a few actors can even dream about. He has an estimated net worth of $20 million, which is enough reason for him to want to take a break from all his responsibilities. The 34-year-old British star has been dating 23-year-old FKA Twigs since July 2016 and is clearly besotted with his new love. The two were photographed holding hands and cuddling up on a bed during one of their first dates.
The relationship between Robert Pattinson and FKA Twigs will undoubtedly make headlines and stir up opinions. Many people believe that they are a perfect match and have stated that they are the “real-life version of the Twilight stars.”, Others think that the pairing is too weird and remind us of that scene in “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse’ when Bella Swan eats a frog.
How Do They Balance Their Work And Personal Lives?
It’s obvious that the fame that comes with being a part of one of the most successful movie franchises of all time is a considerable distraction. Robert Pattinson has an impressive dedication to his work, having already starred in four films since “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn,” the final installment in the “Twilight” saga. He then took a year off to travel the world and to focus on his personal life. During that time, he became a dad for the first time at the age of 34, when his daughter Alice was born. The couple’s daughter, Ava, was born in 2014.
It seems that Robert Pattinson hasn’t forgotten about his acting career, however, as he’s starred in a number of critically acclaimed productions since then. His other three films, “Queen of the Desert,” “Darling Companion,” and “High Life,” hold a 97%, 96%, and 94% rating on review site Rotten Tomatoes, respectively. It seems that he’s mastered the art of balancing his work and personal lives. While we wait for news of their next film, let’s take a look at some of the highlights of Robert Pattinson’s and FKA Twigs’ career.
They’re Both Professionals In Their Own Right
It’s well-deserved that Robert Pattinson and FKA Twigs are both considered to be professionals in their own right, given their acting experience and impressive CV’s combined. Both are accomplished actors, with FKA Twigs having already starred in two films and having won a prestigious award at the 2016 Venice Film Festival for Best Actress for her role in “The Last of the Summer Wine.” As for Robert Pattinson, he’s starred in critically acclaimed films such as “Burnt” and “The Rover,” which was nominated for an Academy Award. He’s also appeared in fashion magazines such as Vogue and GQ. This is certainly an impressive pairing for an actor and singer/songwriter, given their combined talent and experience.
The two have taken their partnership a step further, as they’ve reportedly collaborated on music, lyrics, and even recorded a track together named “Feeling Myself,” which was unveiled at a listening session at Abbey Road Studios in London. This isn’t the first time that they’ve collaborated either, as they previously teamed up for the song “Tear Jerker.” While there’s no denying that this is an exciting relationship to follow, it’s important to remember that Robert Pattinson is a married man with a six-year-old daughter, and he must still adhere to her principles of being a good dad. It’s unclear whether or not this will affect his time with FKA Twigs, especially as they’re both still relatively young and presumably don’t want to complicate their personal lives too much.
Fame And Affection From Their Peers
On the subject of “Twilight,’” let’s not forget about the immense popularity that the film series has achieved with audiences worldwide. Not only has it become the highest-grossing movie of all time, it’s also earned a reputation for being one of the most significant LGBT blockbusters of all time. This is undoubtedly due to the fact that the first two films in the series were directed by megastar Steven Spielberg and featured a strong transgender character, Renee Bolte, who plays the role of Sara. The third film in the series, “Breaking Dawn,’” was written and directed by Mark Waddington and was described by Rolling Stone as a “queer odyssey that subverts your expectations about vampires and gayness.”,” In it, the titular characters, Bella and her four “werewolf” friends, are shown to be open about their sexuality. After this film was released, many LGBT+ websites dubbed it “the gayest ‘Twilight’ film yet.”, It even became the highest-grossing film of all time among viewers aged between 18 and 24.
Despite this, it’s important to remember that “Twilight’” isn’t an LGBT film,” said film historian Kim Morgan. “Although there are many gay characters, the series ultimately centers around Bella’s quest for independence and personal power.” Still, what he said is true, as there’s definitely a large focus on Bella’s independence and personal power in “Breaking Dawn.’” The fourth film in the “Twilight” series was released in 2015 and was also directed by Waddington. In this installment, the series seemingly turns its attention to Bella’s friends and explores their various relationships, including one with a werewolf. It was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $100 million at the box office and becoming the highest-grossing film of all time among the 18-49 year old demographic.
The Success Of “Twilight’
“Twilight’” was a phenomenon that seemingly sprung out of nowhere. The film series made its debut in 2012 and went on to become one of the highest-grossing movies of all time. The first two films in the series were directed by megastar Steven Spielberg and became critical and commercial successes. The third film in the series was written and directed by Mark Waddington and was also met with positive reviews. While it didn’t perform as well as its predecessors at the box office, it was described by Variety as a “queer odyssey that subverts your expectations about vampires and gayness.” The fourth film in the series was released in 2015 and went on to become the highest-grossing film of all time among the 18-49 year old demographic.
Will They Take Their Relationship To The Next Level?
Whether or not the two will enter into a committed relationship is yet to be seen. They’ve been relatively private about their relationship since it was first revealed in 2016, so it will be interesting to see what happens next. Although we can’t expect them to publicly disclose their private lives, they have both expressed their undying devotion to one another in interviews. The singer/songwriter reportedly loves everything about her boyfriend, from his playful laugh to his “soft gaze,” as she puts it.
It seems that Robert Pattinson and FKA Twigs are made for each other. The relationship between these two superstitious stars is bound to be newsworthy, as they embody many of the ideals that movie-goers, fans, and even haters could get behind. While it’s exciting that a famous actor and a singer/songwriter have found love, it’s clear that both have their hands full dealing with their hectic schedules and fame. We can only hope that they continue to keep their personal lives as private as possible and continue to inspire love and admiration from their peers and fans around the world.