Robert Pattinson Stammers Through Kristen Stewart Questions on 'Good Morning America' (VIDEO)

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Robert Pattinson continued his post-scandal Cosmopolis press tour on Wednesday, smiling and stammering through personal questions from George Stephanopoulos on Good Morning America.

"Jon Stewart gave you some ice cream, so we did our research and it's more appropriate for breakfast, we have your favorite cereal," said Stephanopoulos, offering the Twilight star some Cinnamon Toast Crunch.

"It's only 30 calories,” Pattinson, 26, joked while reading the nutritional label. “I'm going to take the whole box."

Then Stephanopoulos dove right in to the question on everyone's mind.

The host broached the touchy topic of Pattinson’s longtime love Kristen Stewart cheating on him with her Snow White and the Huntsman helmer, Rupert Sanders.

Trying to get the "elephant in the room out of the way," Stephanopoulos gently asked, "How are you doing? What do you want your fans to know about what's going on in your personal life?

"Uh, you know, they seem pretty excited about whatever, " said a smiling Pattinson, looking out at the thousands of screaming fans outside the window. Stuttering a bit, Pattinson joked, "Um, I'd like my fans to know Cinnamon Toast Crunch only has 30 calories a bowl!" And he added, "Pretty much everything that comes out of my mouth is pretty much irrelevant."

Stephanopoulos asked the Cosmopolis star how he’s handling the press about the headline-grabbing scandal. "I've never been interested in trying to sell my personal life,” he continued. “…The reason you go on TV… [is] to promote movies. That's the only way to do it.”

After his many years in the spotlight, does he ever get used to all the media mayhem?

"No, I think if you start to get used to it, you go crazy,” he said. “But it's nice. It's like being on the craziest theme park ride. ... It's totally exciting, but eventually, at some point you've got to have like a break."

"You seem to doing OK?" said Stephanopoulos. "Yeah," Pattinson said simply.

And as Pattinson has continued his promotion of the upcoming David Cronenberg drama Cosmopolis — hitting theaters Aug. 17  — the actor has reportedly landed the role of T.E. Lawrence, the charismatic British Army officer famed as Lawrence of Arabia, in the cast of Werner Herzog's Queen of the Desert, according to Variety.

How do you think Pattinson is handling the prying Stewart questions? Weigh in below.

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  • cath gran
    cath gran

    Jst saw the recap..Stephenopolous was a jerk! he kept pushing whn clearly Rob didnt wnt to dicuss! good comment Rob..an I agree..he ws there promoting his mvi not his personal life! shame on u George S.!!

  • Linda S
    Linda S

    he did awesome :)

  • Elena
    Elena

    Robert is gorgeous, he is very cheerful :)

  • Aron
    Aron

    I'm happy the elephant was addressed and we DID, however vague, get Robert's point of view. And that's basically it's none of our business.

  • Noni
    Noni

    Everyone needs to leave Kristen and Robert alone... Let them deal with their problems in private.

  • Miss H
    Miss H

    Pattinson is a good mind player...