Robert Pattinson has revealed that he’s refusing to work out for The Batman whilst in lockdown because he doesn’t want to “set a precedent”.
The British actor recently spoke to GQ about life in lockdown and his upcoming comic book movie, The Batman.
During this interview, Pattinson revealed what he was doing to prepare for the role of Batman.
It turns out he’s not doing all that much.
He revealed that he’s refusing to do the over-the-top work out routine that some of the other comic book movie actors have done in the past.
Think back to the likes of Christian Bale in the Batman movies, Ben Affleck in his Batman films, Chris Evans in the Marvel movies.
They’re all huge and have massive muscles which you can only really get if you do weights constantly.
Robert Pattinson doesn’t want to “set a precedent” by working out for The Batman
Here’s what Robert Pattinson had to say about working out for the role of Batman:
“I think if you’re working out all the time, you’re part of the problem,” he said, referring to his fellow Hollywood actors.
“You set a precedent,” he said, and then added: “No one was doing this in the 1970s. Even James Dean – he wasn’t exactly ripped.”
The actor then reflected upon his time in the Twilight movies.
He said: “The one time they told me to take my shirt off, I think they told me to put it back on again.”
He also revealed that his persona trainer has been pleading with him to use the Bosu ball and single weight he’d been giving whilst in lockdown.
However, Pattinson said that he’s “barely doing anything”.
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