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Viral Video: Pattinson and a Very Different Stewart Share a Ben & Jerry’s Moment

The first post-Robsten Affairmaggedon interview by “Twilight” star Robert Pattinson was exactly as awkward as you might imagine it would be.

As everyone in the world knows, Pattinson’s co-star and paramour, Kristen Stewart, cheated on him in living-color photos that have been splashed all over the place, after which she made a very public apology to him.

Like I said, awkweird! But Pattinson does have a movie — “Cosmopolis” — to sell.

Thank goodness, then, for “Daily Show” cable television show host Jon Stewart — no relation! — who dove right in with this line and some comforting ice cream: “We’re just a couple of gals … tell me everything!”

It is trending all over the place online, of course, as Twihards gorge on the painfully delicious celebrity scandal.

Interestingly, Pattison giggled a lot in the session, which is below:


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald