hunk Robert Pattinson
has reportedly confirmed he is dating co-star Kristen Stewart
, ending months of speculation. The Brit has been romantically linked to Stewart ever since the pair starred in the first movie in the vampire franchise together in 2008.
The actors have constantly dodged questions about their love lives, but now Pattinson has allegedly announced he's dating the American star. The pair both attended the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards in London on Sunday, where Stewart picked up the Orange Rising Star trophy.
Both Pattinson and Stewart kept their distance at the ceremony at the British capital's Royal Opera House, but were later spotted leaving the after party at Grosvenor House together. And the actor has now admitted he is in a relationship with Stewart, but explains they have to stay apart for the sake of their fans.
He reportedly tells Britain's The Sun
newspaper, "It is extremely difficult but we are together, yes. We can't arrive at the same time because of the fans. It goes crazy. This was supposed to be a public appearance as a couple but it's impossible. We are here together and it's a public event but it's not easy. We have to do all this stuff to avoid attention."
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