Robert Pattinson: Joking About Not Working Out for ‘The Batman’ Really ‘Came Back to Haunt Me’

Anticipation for Matt Reeves’ “The Batman” is so high that fervor erupted on social media in May 2020 after Robert Pattinson told GQ magazine that he wasn’t working out to play the Caped Crusader.

GQ reported at the time that Pattinson was ignoring the trainer Warner Bros.

hired for him, with Pattinson telling the publication, “I think if you’re working out all the time, you’re part of the problem.

You set a precedent.

No one was doing this in the ’70s.

Even James Dean — he wasn’t exactly ripped.”As is often the case with Pattinson, the actor made a joke with dry humor only for it to get picked up across the internet and social media as fact.

Pattinson set the record straight this week in an interview with MovieMaker that he did work out plenty in order to play Reeves’ iteration of Batman.“That really came back to haunt me,

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