Robert Pattinson bemoans perils of fame: ‘I’m the most uncomfortable person in the world’

Former 'Twilight' star opens up about paparazzi attention in new NME interview

Actor Robert Pattinson has discussed his trouble dealing with fame in this week’s NME cover feature.

Speaking to NME for the cover of this week’s all-new free magazine, distributed in more than 500 locations today (September 25), Pattinson describes himself as “the most uncomfortable person in the world”, adding that his rise to fame following the release of the Twilight movies came with its problems.

Discussing the paparazzi attention focused upon him, he said, “I had people sitting outside my house every single day, and it drove me crazy. I didn’t go into a supermarket for about six years.

“But now I can go in and chat to the guy who’s working there about his kids, or where he’s going on holiday, and not be thinking, ‘Is he gonna sell me out?’ I just don’t have to think about that stuff any more.”

Pattinson also described the worst part of being followed around by the press: “I find the most embarrassing photo that can ever be taken of you is when you’re in a bookshop and everyone can see what book you’re buying. They might as well just take a picture of me having a wank”.

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