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As President Barack Obama concluded his last day of campaigning, Robert Pattinson sat down with Jimmy Kimmel last night in one of his final Twilight promotional appearances. Pattinson noted that he first learned about the president during his first promotional tour for the franchise when Obama was running for his first term in office. If only Pattinson was up for four more years as well.
The British heartthrob stayed true to his quirky talk-show persona by discussing shoes, skydiving, and loud kissing — a notable upgrade from his last Jimmy Kimmel Live! appearance in late August when he talked about Craigslist, dogging, and prostate exams.
The dapper star opened the interview by talking about his over-sized shoes. He then tucked his legs underneath him in the armchair and later sat cross-legged to distract the audience from their size. When Kimmel asked how he was able to walk in his “clown shoes,” Pattinson said the task was daunting. “I just had a little bit of vodka backstage. It is not a good combination.”
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When Pattinson isn’t struggling to walk on land, he’s conquering the friendly skies. The actor recently went skydiving for the first time while promoting Breaking Dawn — Part 2 in Australia. Although “crippled with self-consciousnesses” and screaming “like Ted Levine” (Buffalo Bill in The Silence of the Lambs) during the fall, Pattinson said the experience was relaxing. “It’s something I always wanted to do. That’s also how I want to die,” he joked.
He also poked fun of his makeout-heavy Twilight scenes. Bringing the interview full circle, Pattinson compared his “loud little pecks” to “walking around in Wellies.” “I don’t understand, my lip is literally like a vacuum,” he concluded.
Despite his odd conversation topics, the woman who shared those ear-shattering on-screen kisses with him, Kristen Stewart, made an even more awkward appearance on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. It really is a match made in heaven.