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Near Miss for Robert Pattinson (Updated)

Pattinson
Posted by: sue
June 19, 2009, 09:33 AM

Actor Robert Pattinson (Hufflepuff great Cedric Diggory in Goblet of Fire) had a near miss after being clipped by a cab while filming a new movie in New York. The BBC reports that Robert was hit by a taxi as initial reports say he tried to escape a crowd of over eager fans and was nipped by the cab as he tried to cross the street. The report says Robert was not seriously hurt in the mishap, and notes: 'The actor's security guards were reportedly furious about the scuffle and one was heard shouting: "You see what you did, you almost killed him." The Press Association also cites an onlooker who said "It's been non-stop busy all day with people trying to get a glimpse of him, and the crowd goes nuts when they do see him.
Update: The Daily News has more on this, citing a spokesperson for Summit, who confirms that Rob is fine, and the cab "barely grazed" the actor. The article also cites the spokesperson as saying this incident " was not caused by his fans," but declined to elaborate on how or what exactly took place in the incident where Robert was grazed by the cab.

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87 Comments

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136 Points

Of course none of the fangirls will even second think how they act, even after they nearly got their “love of their life” killed.

Posted by Sarayu on June 19, 2009, 09:51 AM report to moderator
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I’d take a hit from a taxi over being surrounded by Twihards too, Robby. Hope he isn’t hurt too badly.

Posted by chocolateisnotforbreakfast on June 19, 2009, 09:58 AM report to moderator
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285 Points

Oh dear the poor bloke! Hope he’s alright.

Posted by RiddleTM on June 19, 2009, 10:06 AM report to moderator
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261 Points

Yes! Loads of crazy girls wanting him! Poor Rob!! lol!

But really… and that goes to all fans unable to control themselves… relax.

Posted by Thio on June 19, 2009, 10:32 AM report to moderator
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Yeah you kinds feel sorry for him because who would want a million fan girls chasing you? He is good but I would never ever follow some around like that. Poor him.

Posted by R-for-H {ROAR} :D on June 19, 2009, 10:38 AM report to moderator
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460 Points

hope he’s not too hurt!

Posted by kingdom on June 19, 2009, 10:56 AM report to moderator
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really some fans don’t think….I know he’s hot… getting a heart attack every time I see pictures but really…. why on earth would you chase him into a cab… I don’t think that’s the way to his heart….
And he isn’t really a vampire so he would not survive or stop the car ….

Posted by maatjeHP on June 19, 2009, 11:20 AM report to moderator
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241 Points

Poor Robert, I hope he’s alright.

Posted by Linnyish on June 19, 2009, 11:34 AM report to moderator
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I believe it does constitute news rather than gossip b/c a human {and member of the large Harry Potter family} was actually injured. Also, the Leaky staff may have been hoping such horrible news would open some of our own fans’ eyes when it comes to obsessive behavior. They don’t publish gossip about the actors’ lovelifes or rumors about unimportant things but this is news. Besides, Cedric may have only been in one book/film, but I think most of us would agree that his was a very pivotal character.
I certainly hope only good comes from this incident….relax is right! Admiration is one thing, but obsession is dangerous.

Posted by Flora Lovegood {<3WBM<3} on June 19, 2009, 11:51 AM report to moderator
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2799 Points

That’s insane. I agree with Jaymie Brooks, Twilight fangirls are a danger to society, lol! I hope he’s alright.

Posted by 3 Weasley Twin (ROAR!) ~{WWW Employee}~ on June 19, 2009, 11:51 AM report to moderator
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1642 Points

crazy fans!

Posted by Matea on June 19, 2009, 12:27 PM report to moderator
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24135 Points

wow, i hope he’s really alright!

Posted by hermyone*ROAR* on June 19, 2009, 12:46 PM report to moderator
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360 Points

:S poorr robert…..the fangirls…are CRAZYY

Posted by potterrock on June 19, 2009, 12:57 PM report to moderator
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12569 Points

That is scary. Celebrity worship in general has just gotten out of control.

Posted by tinagin [ROAR]! on June 19, 2009, 01:02 PM report to moderator
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Poor Robert ,I hope he’s alright

Posted by soso on June 19, 2009, 01:04 PM report to moderator
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