Does Robert Pattinson Think He’s American Royalty?

had another awkward interview moment at the “TimesTalks Presents: David Cronenberg and Robert Pattinson event” at The Times Center in New York. When interviewer David Carr asked Robert why people are so fascinated with the , Robert :

“I think it’s because America really wants to have a royal family. You want to have a democratic royal family. It’s a meritocratic version of it, sort of, actually, no it’s not at all.”

TV host David Carr replied: “So if you and [Kristen] have trouble, it’s like [Prince] Charles and Di [Princess Diana] having trouble.”‘

The crowd booed David, so he joked: ”I wasn’t really going there, just so you know.” Robert reportedly looked embarrassed and muttered he “wouldn’t go that far.” I think Robert is far too grounded to start thinking of himself like royalty- LOL.

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