film, the film's director Catherine Hardwicke noted their instant chemistry.
The pair became close during the subsequent filming of the movie, but Kristen was dating another actor, Michael Angarano.
He's intelligent, he's modest, and - whatever else people say about our relationship - he's my best friend." He too has been equally descriptive about the depth of their friendship.
"When we're together, we understand each other very well,' says the 24-year-old.
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The twosome quickly moved in together and exchanged promise rings.
Their advice is reflective of many people in society today. Saving your first kiss doesn’t make you a prude, no matter what some of your peers may say in criticism of your choice.
And not dating until you’re ready to get married is a mature and smart way of approaching relationships.
By the time the pair were promoting the film, that relationship was over, and the buzz had already started that Robert and Kristen had taken their on-screen love story across into real life.
Kristen has said in no uncertain terms that she "would never cheapen my relationships by talking about them".