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Taylor Lautner Isn’t Sure Which Twilight Dude Is the Most Body-Obsessed

We bro'ed down with Taylor Lautner at Monday night's premiere of The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, talking about how he dodges the paparazzi (not very well) and which Twilight star most worships his own body (um, all of them?). Plus: He not only has an action movie and a superhero flick lined up, but he also wants to do a comedy, too. Adorable!

I heard you say it’s hard for you to walk around. What’s your funniest story about running from paparazzi?
I wish I had a super-exciting story for you. The bummer is if you ever get caught up in it, especially if you’re driving and you try — I mean, I let the drivers and the security try and do that, because if I do it I’ll get in trouble. I’ll like, crash or something.

Don’t you ever put on a hat and sunglasses and go to McDonald’s or something?
Oh, yeah! I mean, you try, but weirdly enough, it doesn’t really work very well. I put a hat on, tuck it down, put huge glasses on; I look at myself in the mirror, and I’m like, Great, I look nothing like myself. This is going to be awesome. Walk outside — it doesn’t work. [Laughs.] I don’t know why.

Peter Facinelli has joked about how all the guys in the Twilight Saga have to be buff and work out obsessively.
Right.

Which of you is the most body-obsessed?
[Thinks.] Um, I don’t know — it’s hard to choose because everybody’s working out. I mean, obviously for my character, I’ve got to do that quite a bit. But, yeah, Peter’s always in the gym; Kellan’s always in the gym; the wolf pack is always in the gym — it requires a lot of hard work.

Which one complains about the exercise the most?
I would have to give that award probably to Bronson [Pelletier], who plays Jared, one of the wolf-pack members.

He whines about it?
A little bit. But we tease him a lot; we have fun with him, he’s a funny guy.

Have you been getting comedy scripts after you did SNL? You were pretty funny.
Yeah, I’ve been reading some, and I want to do a comedy eventually. I mean, SNL was one of the most fun weeks I’ve ever had.

But you don’t have a comedy signed yet?
None are set in stone yet. What’s set in stone: Abduction, which I leave for tomorrow, two Breaking Dawns, and then Stretch Armstrong.

Photo: Patrick McMullan