Robert Pattinson spoke about the body image of men in Hollywood in a brand new interview.
The actor was interviewed by GQ while he was locked out in London, and discussed his role in Christopher Nolan’s next film Principle as well as his decision to become the next Batman.
Pattinson filming Matt Reeves film The Batman when quarantine was announced and when asked if he was following his strict fitness regime put in place by a personal trainer, he said he was ignoring the instructions because it sends a bad signal message.
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“I think if you train all the time, you’re part of the problem,” he said, referring to fellow Hollywood actors.
“You’re setting a precedent,” he continued, adding, “No one did that in the 1970s. Even James Dean – he wasn’t exactly torn apart. “
Reflection on his time in the dusk franchise, which started in 2008, he said, “The only time they told me to take off my shirt, I think they told me to put it on. “
Pattinson revealed that his coach begged him to use the Bosu ball and the only weight he had left during the lockout, but said he was “doing almost nothing.”
He said he was sticking to his meal plan, which includes oatmeal with powdered vanilla protein powder, as well as tuna topped with tabasco.
Christian Bale, who played Batman in Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy, gained 43 pounds while inflating for the role.
Pattinson will then be seen in Principle, which is set to make history as the first new movie released in theaters after the coronavirus lockout in July.
In the interview, he revealed “one thing” that he was allowed to say about the mysterious thriller.
Meanwhile, The Batman is now scheduled for October 1, 2021.