Robert Pattinson's loyal fans believe he's perfect. In the eyes of most hopelessly devoted twihards, their Cosmopolis man can do no wrong. Surely, the world's greatest leading man/heart-throb has no faults, no flaws, no problems--physical, intellectual, or psychological. In fact, most RPattz fans wouldn't hesitate to say that there's nothing that their idol cannot do. Right? Well...umm-- Sorry, twihards. Recently, Kristen Stewart's perfect man revealed a startling personal secret. He's a lousy driver. No, seriously, he's a really lousy driver. In fact, at the tender age of 26, he's already crashed several cars.
In a recent interview, Pattinson opened up about being a menace on the road. It's not that he's a dare-devil, or a speed demon like his fellow idol, Justin Bieber. The man just flat-out can not drive. He knows how to drive, of course. The Twilight Saga producers demanded he take a 10-hour driving course before filming Breaking Dawn. Alas, he must have played hooky, because he now admits:
"I learned to drive by people crashing into me."
A case in point: Rob is such a lousy driver that he once almost crashed a BMW convertible that he had taken out for a test drive.
Oh well, there you have it. Robert Pattinson--a man of many talents, but safe and competent vehicular operation is apparently not one of them.
Fortunately, he has sufficient funds to always hire a driver. And hopefully, Kristen Stewart will never let him get his hands on her car keys.
Â© Hope Carson 2012
Hope Carson is the author of 2 books: A Roaring Girl: An Interview with the Thinking Man's Hooker and A Thousand and One Night Stands: The Life of Jon Vincent. You can follow her on Twitter.