Catherine Hardwicke, the director, afterwards was like, 'What do you think? It was sort of perfect."Spring 2008: Filming on the first movie of the franchise, , takes place in Vancouver.This is such a hard choice.' I was like, 'Are you kidding me?! The Robsten bubble begins and it's not long before murmurings of their on- and offscreen chemistry begin. June 2009: Tabloids explode with reports that Kristen and Michael have split.Summer-Fall 2008: Though Kristen is still dating Michael Angarano, she and Rob, as befits two costars, begin making increasing public rounds together, turning up at the MTV Movie Awards, their inaugural Comic-Con, the MTV Video Music Awards, the Rome Film Festival, and pose for a rather loved-up-looking photo shoot for magazine about the rumors of her and Rob and denies them, saying they are simply "good friends."May 2009: The gang relocates to Italy to continue shooting, with Rob and Kristen leaving temporarily to attend the MTV Movie Awards, where they tease the fans with their non-kiss kiss. Hardwicke later confirms that Robsten formed in the immediate aftermath.
The one-time co-stars—whose three-year courtship came to a screeching halt in 2012 amid a Stewart-driven cheating scandal— found a unique comfort in attempting to navigate the often debilitating highs and lows that accompanied their sudden skyrocket to super-stardom together.
Prior to their casting, the young actors were relatively unknown and at the time of their split a source told E!
August 2009: A rather epic moment in the life of the Robsten chronicler.
The cast is back together in Vancouver to begin work on , and while in town, Rob and Kristen attend a Kings Of Leon concert. March 2010: They walk the red carpet separately, but nonetheless Kristen shows her support by attending the premiere of Rob's new film, , the TV staff is briefed on the how to handle the talent.
Both Kristen and Robert have since executed a clean break from each other, along the way finding love in the arms of others without ever directly bad-mouthing their former beau.
In July, Stewart confirmed she is dating visual-effects producer Alicia Cargile while Pattinson has moved on with fiancée FKA twigs. 21st Women's Fashion issue that her relationship with Robert taught her a lesson in the downsides of dating celebrities. "It's not that I want to hide who I am or hide anything I'm doing in my life.
It was an opportunity to surrender a bit of what was mine, to make even one other person feel good about themselves." Stewart elaborated that she tried to keep her romance with the British actor, 30, private, but the constant media attention made that difficult.
"When I was dating Rob, the public were the enemy — and that is no way to live," she explained. Stewart and Pattinson called it quits on their four-year relationship in July 2012 after Us Weekly published exclusive photos of the actress kissing her Snow White director Rupert Sanders.
We were turned into these characters and placed into this ridiculous comic book, and I was like, ‘That’s mine.