Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson: Specifically, the Twi-hard nation. With news that Stewart had a fling with her Snow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders , we are bracing for potential fallout. So while mulling the future of the entity known as Robsten, we decided to take a look back at how the onetime undercover lovers turned Twilight megastars came to be.
Pattz Not Marrying K. Our stars are born: Kristen and Rob are cast, respectively, as Bella Swan and Edward Cullen in the Twilight franchise, with Kristen later opening up about the casting process and her first choice of romantic lead. Catherine Hardwicke , the director, afterwards was like, 'What do you think? This is such a hard choice. It's such an obvious choice! It was sort of perfect. Filming on the first movie of the franchise, Twilight, takes place in Vancouver.
The Robsten bubble begins and it's not long before murmurings of their on- and offscreen chemistry begin. The duo stay close while appearing on the red carpet of the L.
And many red carpets after. After a winter apart, the gang reunites for the Japanese premiere and various fan events, as tight-knit as ever. Kristen Stewart March Kristen, Rob and the rest of the cast arrive in Vancouver to begin preproduction on New Moon.
Kristen is accompanied and often photographed on the city streets with her still-beau Michael. She's asked by Nylon magazine about the rumors of her and Rob and denies them, saying they are simply "good friends. 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.
The hand-holding doesn't help. Tabloids explode with reports that Kristen and Michael have split. Hardwicke later confirms that Robsten formed in the immediate aftermath. The cast hits up Comic-Con , this time with Taylor Lautner positioned in between Rob and Kristen at nearly every press opportunity.
A rather epic moment in the life of the Robsten chronicler. The cast is back together in Vancouver to begin work on The Twilight Saga: It is at this event that shadowy photos of the duo wrapped up in each other and mostly likely kissing emerge online. Later, back in L. While on the New Moon promotional trail, Rob and Kristen are spotted walking the tarmac at the Paris airport, hand-in-hand.
Cue Internet squealing and more are-they-aren't-they speculation. Thanks to some intrepid fan photos, the world is made aware that Robsten spent New Year's Eve together on the Isle of Wight. Pattz is seen beaming from the audience. They walk the red carpet separately, but nonetheless Kristen shows her support by attending the premiere of Rob's new film, Remember Me.
The confirmation heard round the world? Part of that briefing included the disclosure that Rob and Kristen are indeed an item. This time, there's no teasing involved. Eclipse producer Wyck Godfrey confirms to Time that the duo are dating: It's like, wow, they have to portray this love story through two more movies. God, I hope they stay together; please stay together.
If Looks Could Kill: Rate Rob Pattinson Summer-Fall Rob and Kristen reportedly rent a place together in L. They're also spotted together on the Montreal set of On the Road. The couple is back together on set to film Breaking Dawn. Steamy photos from set inevitably leak, and the couple continues to be photographed in all manner of coupley encounters wherever they go.
Third time's the charm? They resurface once again at Comic-Con and this time are far more open with their affection, posing with their arms around each other and joking during panels.
The following month, she's joined by hometown native Pattinson and they are once again inseparable. Come on, guys, it's so obvious! Stew Cops to Romance The duo continue their covert flirt assault, getting indelibly joined together at a hand and footprint ceremony in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre in L.
A week later, they don't bother trying to keep things hidden, arriving together at the premiere of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1.
The notoriously low-key couple attend a pal's birthday and their sweet PDA is plastered all over Facebook. Cut to Oscar weekend later in the month, and the duo is just as close , if a bit more careful with their affection in public. The duo is back in the City of Love, and are spotted leaving the same hotel before heading out on a date.
There's no sign of trouble in paradise, as the duo get cozy albeit stony-faced at Coachella. Later that month, they head back up to Vancouver together for Breaking Dawn Part 2 reshoots just a few weeks after first wrapping production. Kristen continues to speak, um, colorfully of her beau, referring to Rob in Elle as "my f--king boyfriend. Oh, and they kissed.
News when asked if there's anything she would do if she knew cameras weren't around to capture it: You can't be ashamed of what you're doing if you're doing it honestly, and I am. You should do it, not talk about it. The studio is already committed to a sequel on the film.
Kristen also covers Vanity Fair , and Rob gave the magazine one of its choicest quotes: It's the absolute opposite of what people think. Kristen and Rob and a bevy of famous friends attend seriously star-studded nuptials in New Jersey, where Rob played DJ and the duo happily posed for pics with partygoers. The best quotes from Kristen and more! The duo arrive together at Comic-Con, and proceed to delight fans with good-natured banter at their final panel for the Twilight franchise.
In an interview with BlackBook, Rob denies reports that he and Kristen were planning to walk down the aisle, but gushed that Stewart "has always done something to me that others haven't. The couple are out in public for what might be the final time, accepting their Teen Choice Awards together. People magazine reports Stewart and Sanders shared "a fleeting moment" that a source close to Stewart labels "a mistake and a complete lapse in judgment. Kristen is expected to begin filming a gritty new action flick , Cali, this summer.
The final installment of the big screen Twilight franchise, Breaking Dawn Part 2, is set for release on Nov. Originally posted at 5: PT on July 24,