Robert Pattinson: Heath Ledger Is No Laughing Matter

Robert Pattinson: Heath Ledger Is No Laughing Matter-photo

Twilight's lead vampire Robert Pattinson doesn't just play a hero on the big screen.  Fans of the movie delighted in Pattinson's character, Edward Cullen, stepping in to save non-vampire Bella from certain destruction. If she were immortal, her gratitude would be eternal.

And if the ghost of Heath Ledger was wafting through the rafters of Hollywood's Improv comedy club recently, then Heath's gratitude to 22-year-old Rpattz will be spread all the way up into heaven.

Pattinson showed his real-world valiant character, according to Us, when a local funnyman did his "impersonation" of the late Dark Knight Joker.

"The comedian on stage is said to have simulated Heath convulsing on the floor—in reference to the alleged overdose he took in January earlier this year. Robert and his pals immediately began booing and yelling at the distasteful routine. Onlookers say the boys shouted, 'F**k you! You suck! Leave Heath Ledger alone!'"

Ledger's untimely death was deeply felt within the acting community.  British Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis famously choked up while discussing the tragic passing with Oprah Winfrey, and sentiment is strong that Heath will receive an Oscar nomination for his riveting and surprisingly multifaceted portrayal of the Joker.

It's not the last laugh Ledger's family and loved ones would have hoped for, but these accolades should give pause to any so-called funnymen who want to mock such a sad departure.

 

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  • Olya__Rassia
    Olya__Rassia

    Да.... Бред.... Так ничего и не поняла.....=) Впринципе так же как и вы сейчас не поймете меня... Google штука классная))) Yes.... Brad.... So anything also has not understood..... =) Впринципе as well as you now will not understand me... Google a piece class)))

  • Veky.
    Veky.

    I love Robert because he is honest, funny, and he has a good caracter. He is just a perfect guy for me. And his hairrr... :aww: You're legend Rob. Love youu. :]

  • bruceebaby
    bruceebaby

    well done Rob!!! He isn't afraid to say what he thinks and thats how it should be. Heath Ledgers death was no joke.......and i'm glad Rob stood up and said something!!

  • dinogirl
    dinogirl

    good for him and Kristen is an idiot for not liking him.

  • Hell
    Hell

    I don't think he did sooooo right when he said those things in front of everybody... but I don't know. I really like Heath Ledger too so I totally desagree with this comedian. This is Robert's way I gess... Robert was always... different! XD

  • twilightfreak1
    twilightfreak1

    I am so glad that Rob made a statement. And the fact that it was Heath Ledger this so called "comedian" made fun of is just cruel!! Seriously, you can never make fun of anyones deaths, especially when it was such a tragic loss to everyone and effected everyone. If I was watching this "comedian" (hint i put comedian in quotes because this man is not a comedian) i would have thrown my shoes at him, like that guy did to George W. Bush, and i would have made rude comments to him. Way to go Rob!!

  • Bareerah
    Bareerah

    Go Rob! And your friends! I'm glad someone said something. What a rude "comedian"

  • Bite Me
    Bite Me

    [quote=michelle heath forever]sorry but i dont like robert.he used first daniel radcliffe' name now heath legder' name.im huge ledger fan and i hate when people make stupid comments about him . if robert really uncomfortable he could leave.but he choose make show. YOU'RE A COMPLETE TWIT! If you do not recognize or appreciate anyone defending a legendary actor. Rob was not trying to put on a show-merely reacting the way true Heath fans would. Rob didnt report his actions,an appreciative reporter did.

  • bruna
    bruna

    It show that Robert is one of a kind of an actor, he might be handsome but he also sticks up for what he believes.

  • michelle heath forever
    michelle heath forever

    sorry but i dont like robert.he used first daniel radcliffe' name now heath legder' name.im huge ledger fan and i hate when people make stupid comments about him . if robert really uncomfortable he could leave.but he choose make show.

  • hayley
    hayley

    typical rob. Ofcourse he would defend him. Robert Pattinson is the most decent, modest, real celebrity. And i love and respect him so much for that.

  • sharon
    sharon

    Way to go Rob! I am glad you had the courage to say something because it seems like most people do not have enough sense to know that a tragic death or any death of someone is no joking matter and that jerk should have been kicked out for saying that about the late actor Heath because especially being a mother of a son I can't imagine someone doing that. And his little girl is so pitiful having to grow up and seeing all this drama one day. But Rob seems to be a very genuine person and unlike most of Hollywood and I hope he always sticks to his gunns! Way to go man

  • nadaS
    nadaS

    Its good to know that Rob is not just about good looks

  • lynno
    lynno

    Rob just keeps proving he's one of a kind, a celebrity who's a good guy.

  • I
    I

    Good for Robert!!!! He's so hot!!!!!! And he's such a great person!!! I would have probably done the same... Except without the first 2 word sentance

  • lynno
    lynno

    Rob just keeps proving he's one of a kind and very special. I'm glad he showed respect to Heath Ledger, another one of a kind.

  • peachess
    peachess

    good for him you hunkyy heartthrob ;-)

  • idiot patrol
    idiot patrol

    he should've punch the comedian's face...love heith ledger and propz to rob for defending him.... If you love Heath Ledger so much than maybe you could spell his name right.....idiot

  • Tiffany
    Tiffany

    thats absolutely insanity ! no one should make a joke out of heath ledger, that was so utterly rude! GOOD JOB ROB, YOUR AMAZING. i would've cussed them out as well. its good to know your a down-to-earth person, after wat everyones been saying about you. in the magazines.

  • loveedward
    loveedward

    i love robbert pattinson! and that just made him even better!

  • xtine
    xtine

    he should've punch the comedian's face...love heith ledger and propz to rob for defending him....

  • analizc
    analizc

    he is so cute! i love robert because he is not only handsome, he is a good person too. GOOD JOB ROB

  • lisa430
    lisa430

    I am so glad Rob said something and I hoped it ruined the comics act a bit. Rob is just unique and he is truely an actor I truely admire.

  • hispanicatthedisco
    hispanicatthedisco

    Yeah, it's true. Heath Ledger really can't tell a joke worth a damn. Especially these days.

  • michelle
    michelle

    wait, why did r-patts get mad?

  • Caz
    Caz

    Doesnt surprise me Rob would do this. He's not like the other actors in Hollywood.

  • holly
    holly

    Well done to Rob

  • ali
    ali

    Glad Rob had the guts to say something.

  • Jen
    Jen

    Good for Rob. Glad someone said something.

 

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