Robert Pattinson Addresses Racism Against FKA Twigs — Says Commenters Are 'Demons Who Live In Basements'
The singer has openly mentioned she is not a fan of fame, and she and her fiancé have faced their fair share of relationship rumors — having to shut down stories that their upcoming nuptials are no longer happening.
But far and away the worst of all the constant scrutiny comes from those who still harbor racist resentment towards the Twilight star's lovely lady, and he's had enough.
Robert was talking to NME magazine about the hateful messages twigs has received in the past, and it's clear it makes him furious. He said:
"I was talking to my dad about this and I bet him that if he looked up Nelson Mandela's funeral on YouTube, the first comment would be a racist one. And it was, with like a million upvotes. What I don't get is why. I think it's because most normal people are not commenters – I've never met anyone who's left a comment on anything. It's just demons who live in basements. You have this weird thing where you end up trying to fight against this faceless blob, where the more you hate it, the bigger it gets, because it's all in your head."
While he tries to stay off the internet himself — and avoid all the haters and trolls — the 29-year-old says sometimes the curiosity gets the best of him: