Why Robert Pattinson’s Modeling Career Failed

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Not to be confused with Zoolander: Robert Pattinson.

Twilight hottie Robert Pattinson, like Chace Crawford, broke into the entertainment industry as a model. You can see that he has that pretty boy-model-y look to him — the thick hair that begs to be styled, the sallow cheeks, the luscious eyebrows. But when he was 16, after four years in the biz, he was forced to quit because he became, as the Daily Express puts it, “too manly”:

He tells British magazine Closer, “When I first started I was quite tall and looked like a girl, so I got lots of jobs, because it was during that period where the androgynous look was cool. Then, I guess, I became too much of a guy, so I never got any more jobs. I had the most unsuccessful modelling career.”

Twilight hottie Robert Pattinson, like Chace Crawford, broke into the entertainment industry as a model. You can see that he has that pretty boy-model-y look to him — the thick hair that begs to be styled, the sallow cheeks, the luscious eyebrows. But when he was 16, after four years in the biz, he was forced to quit because he became, as the Daily Express puts it, “too manly”:

Why Robert Pattinson’s Modeling Career Failed