“It wasn’t appealing”: Robert Pattinson Made Reese Witherspoon Uncomfortable With His Sloppy Kiss in ‘Constantine’ Director’s $117M Film

"It wasn't appealing": Robert Pattinson Made Reese Witherspoon Uncomfortable With His Sloppy Kiss in 'Constantine' Director's $117M Film
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Rising to popularity from his depiction of Edward Cullen, a charming modern-day vampire in the blockbuster The Twilight Saga franchise, Robert Pattinson gained a lot of attention for his performance as well as his extremely good looks, which made him a sensation among the female audience members and even female stars in the industry.

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Robert Pattinson as Edward Cullen in a still from The Twilight Saga franchise
Robert Pattinson as Edward Cullen in a still from The Twilight Saga franchise

Thus, when it came to developing on-screen chemistry with his female co-stars, both the actor’s good looks and considerate nature helps him to make that connection with relative ease, but not always. Reese Witherspoon once revealed that during the shoot of their then-upcoming film, she felt really uncomfortable kissing Pattinson.

Robert Pattinson’s Kiss Made Reese Witherspoon Uncomfortable

Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon in a still from Water For Elephants
Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon in a still from Water For Elephants

Being a charmer both on-screen and off-screen, Robert Pattinson has developed an image of being a heartthrob in the Hollywood industry, all thanks to his acting talents and naturally good looks, which makes him a priority choice as a romantic actor. Thus, he is expected by many to have all the traits of one as well, and while he may possess them, Reese Witherspoon believes that the kiss they shared on-screen left a little to be desired.

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During an interview with MTV all the way back in 2011, the Legally Blonde actress was talking about her experience working with Pattinson on their then-upcoming film Water For Elephants, where she also revealed that during their kissing scene, the Tenet star was suffering from cold, which made his nose a runny mess. Thus, with a schedule to follow, they had to shoot the scene while he was still sick. She recalled the kiss making her uncomfortable as she said:

“He did have a very runny nose, yeah. t wasn’t appealing; it wasn’t pleasant.”

While it was just bad luck that got to him, he did manage to finish the film with Witherspoon, which amassed a lot of critical praise for his acting skills.

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What Makes Water For Elephants Worth Watching?

A still from Water For Elephants
A still from Water For Elephants

Adapted from a best-selling novel of the same name, Water For Elephants follows the story of Jacob, a young medical school dropout who runs away from his life and finds himself in a traveling circus. Here, he meets Marlena, who owns the circus along with her aggressive husband August, who admits Jacob on board seeing he’s a veterinarian.

As the movie progresses further, Jacob falls in love with Marlena, and the story does a tremendous job of depicting the budding chemistry between the two while not diving headfirst into melodrama thanks to Witherspoon’s character and her undying loyalty to her marriage. Along with that, the film is also a grounded and realistic depiction with no visual spectacles, just good old set designs, and exceptional performances by all the stars.

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Water For Elephants, streaming on Prime Video

Source: MTV

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