Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Is a Fan of Robert Pattinson

April 18, 2009 04:53:01 GMT

Green Day's lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong expresses his desire to have Robert Pattinson being featured as Christian, the main male character on the band's upcoming album "21st Century Breakdown".

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Green Day's lead vocalist Billie Joe Armstrong is one of Robert Pattinson's celebrity fans. Sharing his love for the "Twilight" hunk during an interview with, the musician says he would like to see Robert plays Christian, the main male character from the band's new album "21st Century Breakdown".

"Christian, I'm gonna say maybe that kid in Twilight [Robert Pattinson]. He's a good actor. There's still more to come with that kid," Billie sings his praise for Robert. As for the lead female character Gloria, Billie admits he would love "Juno" leading actress Ellen Page to get into the role's shoes.

"21st Century Breakdown" is Green Day's eight studio album which will be dropped in U.S. market on date 15 next month. The set, according to reports, follows a young couple, Christian and Gloria, "through the mess and promise of the century so far."


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posted by greenday on Nov 22, 2009
Also, Billie Joe said he was impressed with Rob, so that does mean he's a fan.
posted by greenday on Nov 22, 2009
That is so cool. I love Billie Joe Armstrong and Robert Pattinson, so I really like this.
posted by crazy_ALiEN on Oct 14, 2009
It doesn't mean He's a Fan of Robert Pattison if He wants Him to play Christian....
posted by Remy on Oct 06, 2009
Yuck. Robert Pattinson. Juno is awesome, though. Ellen Page is a great actress. Good choice, Billie. However, if you ever grow a beard again, I will find and kill you.
posted by batman on Oct 03, 2009
Ok, that just gives him more points.
posted by greenday chic on Jul 18, 2009
jeeezzz man billie joe has good taste expecilly for robert pattinson playing as "christian"! wow!
posted by shristina on May 01, 2009
greenday rock.
posted by cy on Apr 24, 2009
posted by amoremorte616 on Apr 24, 2009
Is it blasphemy for me to love this? Lol.

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