Television Listings

"Twilight" star Pattinson hit by taxi as flees fans

 Actor Robert Pattinson arrives on the red carpet for the screening of the film
Actor Robert Pattinson arrives on the red carpet for the screening of the film 'Inglourious Basterds' at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival May 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jean Paul Pelissier
— image credit: Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - "Twilight" star Robert Pattinson was hit by a taxi in New York as he tried to run away from a crowd of hysterical teenage fans, but he was not seriously injured, U.S. media reported.

Pattinson, 23, who stars in the hit teenage vampire movies, was clipped on the hip in front a bookstore in Manhattan where he was shooting scenes on Thursday for his new film, "Remember Me," a drama about two young lovers dealing with family tragedies.

Flanked by five security guards, the British actor tried to run past a group of teenage girls who had gathered outside the bookstore and cross the street to his trailer when the accident happened.

He was not seriously injured, but his bodyguards reportedly were furious, according to RadarOnline.com which claimed to have witnessed the accident. One of the bodyguards yelled at the girls: "You see what you did, you almost killed him!"

Pattinson's manager did not comment on the accident.

Pattinson has become one of the hottest properties in Hollywood since appearing in "Twilight" as brooding vampire Edward Cullen.

This week he was voted the world's most handsome man by online readers of Vanity Fair.

(Editing by Miral Fahmy )

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Playing dress up
 
Cole Armour sings out for Timmy’s Christmas Telethon
 
Kodiaks take sole point in OT loss
Trustee candidates talk about education in Mission
 
Burnaby mosque receives threats
 
Surrey enforcer killed on the weekend
Celebration of light best seen in the dark
 
Seven Days in Chilliwack
 
Surrey zombies to attempt epic Thriller dance in Cloverdale

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 23 edition online now. Browse the archives.