May 26, 2017

Robert Pattinson Gets Booted off The Awful Truth’s “Last Real Man in Hollywood” Competition I personally didn’t think it would happen until the last round.  It would be down to Robert Pattinson and Johnny Depp, just as everyone assumed for last year’s People Magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” issue. 

However, yesterday it was announced that Robert Pattinson was knocked out of the final four in the “Last Real Man in Hollywood” competition by Hugh Jackman.

People have been questioning this contest from the start due to the varying ages of the contestants. What is considered a “man”?  The contest started with people as young as 18 (e.g. Taylor Lautner) and as old as 68 (Harrison Ford), or possibly older.  Can the difference in decades really be comparable?  Many comments asked that the poll be divided into two groups – those under 30 and those over 30 – as there is a certain level of maturity one reaches as they get older.

Sure enough, the final four contestants are all aged 40 years or older – a sure sign that the population believes a “man” is of a certain age.

This begs the question – with all the new, young stars in Hollywood, what do they need to do to achieve “manhood” status?  Robert Pattinson has surely shown maturity in most of his actions, and is one of the most popular faces in the world, but isn’t considered a “Man of Hollywood” according to this competition at 24 years old.

I think the audience has it right – the contest is the “Last Real Man in Hollywood”.  Perhaps RPattz is the start of the “Newest Real Man in Hollywood”.  Run that contest, and he’ll blow it out of the water.

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Tracy, a Chicago native, is a Client Services Manager for one of the world's largest internet marketing companies. When Tracy isn't working, she spends her free time with friends, watching films, planning her wedding, traveling and blogging. In the past year, she's allowed "Twilight" to take over her life. She's interacted with and met numerous members of the cast, including the entire Cullen coven (excluding Nikki Reed) and the entire Wolf Pack (excluding Taylor Lautner). She visited the "Eclipse" set and has seen many of the locations where the upcoming film will take place. Tracy has experience both reporting on "The Twilight Saga" and interviewing cast members. She's looking forward to bringing you the most exciting "Twilight" news with a unique perspective - She's over 30 , a self-proclaimed Twi-hard, and "Team Edward". Watch out Twi-hards - here she comes!

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