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My ego was bigger when I started: Robert Pattinson

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

Actor Robert Pattinson, who became an overnight star with "Twilight", says he had a much bigger ego when he first entered the

"When something becomes really big, you really get an awareness of how small you are, like where it is when you first start acting and you feel like a big shot when you're only doing something small. My ego was a lot bigger when I first started," Pattinson told

"Then you start losing control of a lot of different aspects of your life and also the job, especially when you're doing sequels to something. It doesn't matter what you think... a) it has already been written in a book, and b) the tone has already been set up and the machine is already in motion.

"It's frightening when you lose your sense of identity," he added.

Pattinson, who went on to work in several sequels of "Twilight", followed by "Little Ashes", "Remember Me" and "Water for Elephants", finds sequels and franchises daunting. However, he says he "doesn't shy away from them".



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First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 13:00 IST