Pattinson’s love life has been the source of frothing tabloid speculation ever since his relationship with Kristen Stewart imploded in July 2012.
He’s been linked by tabloids with such celebrities as Katy Perry, Dylan Penn, Sia Furler, Lisa Marie Presley’s daughter, Riley Keough and a handful of others.
The rumors, invariably, have been false.
But this time, Pattinson, 28, is reportedly smitten with Twigs, real name Tahliah Barnett. She’s a 26-year-old British singer who released her debut album LP1, which charted in the UK, was released this month.
FKA Twigs in Video
Incidentally the FKA stands for “Formerly Known As.”
She has an exotic background. Her father is Jamaican, and her mother, who used to be a dancer and a gymnast, is part English and Spanish. Barnett is a singer, songwriter and dancer.
She’s also known for her many piercings, including and almost always present septum pierced nose ring.
Twigs has been working in London since she was 17, mainly as a back up dancer in videos for such artists as Kylie Minogue, Ed Sheeran, Taio Cruz and Jessie J.
In May a year ago, TheImproper reported that Rob would probably avoid another high-profile celebrity relationship and opt for a low key singer-songwriter as his next girlfriend.
Our prediction is right on the mark, if the latest Tabloid reports out of London are true.
‘It’s the real deal between Rob and Tahliah. They have been able to keep their relationship secret until recently, but they’re already smitten,” a so-called “source” told London’s The Sun, a tabloid with a sketchy track record on celebrity gossip.
Rob and Tahliah reportedly have been dating for a month or so. The kicker is he reportedly flew her to New York City to stay with him and has been going to her gigs.
Tahliah is supposedly pushing to keep the relationship low key because she doesn’t want to be known primarily as Pattinson’s girlfriend. That’s where the reports kind of break down.
Rob has had casual relationships with lots of female singers that are platonic. This may be another.
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