Named Sexiest Man on the Planet by Britain's Heat Magazine, says he is cool with the newly-attached predicate. "I'm not really afraid of it though because I don't really know how to play up that aspect of it. I don't know if I could ever really be cast in a heartthrob role really - apart from , which I didn't really know was a heartthrob role. I really don't feel I am one," he explains.
Nabbing the particular title, Robert beats Hollywood A-list actors, including , and . "Robert is obviously very easy on the eye, but a lot of his popularity has to be down to the character Edward he plays in Twilight - strong, brooding and tortured, basically most women's fantasy boyfriend," says the magazine's editor, Julian Linley.