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Robert Pattinson Reveals a Big 'Breaking Dawn' Secret

07/16/2012 at 09:00 AM ET

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Robert Pattinson is almost as known for his iconic locks as for playing heartthrob vampire Edward Cullen in the Twilight saga. But fans of the thrillers may notice something slightly out of place with his vampire alter ego’s trademark mane in the final chapter of the series.

“We had to do the re-shoots on [Breaking Dawn -- Part 2] a few weeks ago, and it was the first time I had to wear a wig,” Pattinson told fans last week at a San Diego Comic-Con panel for the film. “I couldn’t believe my last two days on Twilight they put this orange wig on my hair.”

The hairpiece, which Pattinson described as being “like Frankenstein’s monster” and “an amalgamation of six [different] wigs,” practically had the actor pulling his hair out.

So when asked what he would warn his younger self about if he had the opportunity to go back in time to the first Twilight film, Pattinson’s answer was clear. He joked, “Don’t succumb to peer pressure and start wearing a wig like everybody else in this cast.” Tell us: Are you excited for the final Twilight film?

–Jessica Wedemeyer

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Me on

SO EXCITED!!

Katie Collins on

I’m so excited about Breaking Dawn Part 2!!!!!!

jenna on

I can’t wait!!I’m super excited!!:D

lowana on

Rob would look great with a purple wig on. He is the most handsome man that has come along since Elvis. Efron, Pitt, Jackman, any of those “heartthrobs” will never hold a candle to Rob. There probably won’t be another like him to come along for 40 more years, if then. You’re the best Rob!

Kim on

I admit it..I’m old enough to be his Mother..and I still adore him. Always liked the Twighlight movies..but Water For Elephants really hooked me on him.

Kim on

Twilight movies! (Yes, I can spell..looking at Rob got my fingers all out of sync! LOL!)

Chichi on

WTF?! What is wrong with you people?!

lindsay on

i totally hate twilight, thank god this is the last movie of the twilight saga, they are pure trash!!!
these are the worst movies EVER!!!

CeCe on

IM 110% team jacob..!! I like that dark meat

mrsmass on

is he getting uglier? dude was hot in the first movie. now, not so much.

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