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Most 'Twilight' fans identify themselves as being on either Team Edward or Team Jacob, but Rob Pattinson, who plays Edward in the smash film series, thinks the protagonist, Bella, should choose someone else entirely.

"I keep wanting to tell people who think she should choose between Edward or Jacob that she should choose someone else," Rob tells Parade magazine in a new interview in advance of Friday's release of 'The Twilight Saga: New Moon.' "Jacob seems like the perfect viable option at the beginning of 'New Moon,' but he turns out to be just as tortured as Edward is. So I guess Bella is just an unlucky girl."

Rob also confesses that he's not necessarily as romantic as lovelorn vamp Edward. "I don't know, I can't think of a single romantic thing I've ever done. That's terrible," he tells Parade, going on to remember: "Wait. I put a flower in someone's locker when I was 15-years-old. It was a girl named Maria. She thought it was somebody else that had done it and the other guy was trying to take credit."

Rob also tells Parade that when he took his shirt off in an Italian square with thousands of people looking on for a scene in 'New Moon,' he felt like he was "essentially doing a striptease." And he also says that when he saw his co-star Taylor Lautner (Jacob), who famously got buff between 'Twilight' and 'New Moon,' he thought, "Jeez, now I have to go to the gym."

But at the end of the day, Rob tells Parade, "I've got to stop being so self-deprecating because people are starting to believe it. Like, 'That guy is an idiot.'"

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