Time Magazine went to the New Moon premiere (who didn't, besides me?!).
They have a story about the insanity of the event and the clear, proven devotion of the fans as a whole.
With two sweating security guards keeping very close tabs, the British heartthrob went to work signing everything in sight with a furiously wielded black sharpie. (Many happy fans walked away with what appeared to be a rolling R) As the evening headliner and top scream inducer, Pattinson worked the red carpet for 90 minutes before one last audience thrust at the theater door, which sparked one final frenzy.
Fans hoping to see extracelluloid sparks between Pattinson and his on-screen leading lady Kristen Stewart were disappointed. Perhaps because of persistent rumors of a real-life romance, the two kept a strategic distance on the red carpet and never came close to intersecting. Stewart instead played around with the other member of her onscreen love triangle, Taylor Lautner, patting him on the shoulder as the two beamed at one another. "We both had to do talk shows today and we both kind of nailed it," she told TIME, referring to her red-carpet moments with Lautner. "I was like, 'Congratulations.' "
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