In a story we urge you to take with a grain-of-salt chaser, the Mirror claims Pattinson was on the brink of proposing when Stewart's fling was flung onto the pages of Us Weekly.
"Robert hoped to marry Kristen and was making preparations to spring a proposal before she admitted cheating," alleges a source. "He had bought the house in Los Angeles to be their home and saw them staying there for a long time."
The paper also contends that the erstwhile Edward and Bella have traded "heated text messages" since exiting the $6 million mansion.
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