Twilight stars are still very close

Robert Pattinson reportedly turned down the lead role in 50 Shades Of Grey because Kristen Stewart didn’t think he should take it.

The actor, 27, was repeatedly linked to the part of Christian Grey in the highly-anticipated movie but was unsure what to do when approached by the production company.

Kristen told him 50 Shades would be a disaster for him,’ claims a source.

He’s haunted by Twilight and being too identified with that role, taking 50 Shades would mean a worse label for the rest of his career.

Kristen told him that creatively, he shouldn’t do it, but if it’s about fame and money, he should. She told him he had to make the choice between the two, but warned that it would stick with him.’

Despite their split earlier this year, Rob and Kristen remain close and R-Pattz really valued his former love’s opinion on his 50 Shades dilemma.

They’re good friends and still leaning on each other and talking every day,’ the source tells Yahoo omg!

Rob admires Kristen and if she had said “go for it” he would seriously have swung his heavy schedule around to make it work.’

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Anna Francis