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Robert Pattinson’s gay pleasure and mortification

Robert Pattinson told German Interview that his “orgasm face is recorded for all of eternity” thanks to the gay sex scenes in Little Ashes. Pattinson plays Salvador Dali and says the sex scenes in the film between Dali and poet Federico García Lorca, played by Javier Beltrán, were authentic because faking it “just doesn’t work, so I pleasured myself in front of the camera.”

Pattinson is the new face of Dior Homme, and the just-released video ad is a return to his early modelling career.“It went okay at first,” Pattinson told Interview of his go-see days. “I was tall and looked like a girl. It worked because people loved the androgynous look at the time. But then I got older and manlier and nobody wanted me anymore."

He also confessed that when it came to sex scenes, “the Dali production was the worst, it was mortifying. We were all hanging out by the pool, trying to loosen up. I was nervously clinging to the edge — and before I could turn around, the Spaniard was already naked. He happily swam towards me, and I didn’t have a clue how to react. I felt like Mr Bean."

Mr Bean maybe, but Mr Grey? Not so much. Although Bret Easton Ellis tweeted that he was at a party with Fifty Shades of Grey author EL James and Pattinson where James told him Pattinson was her first choice to play Christian Grey in the book’s upcoming screen adaptation, the role has gone to Charlie Hunnam.