Bret Easton Ellis, the author of novels like Less Than Zero, Rules of Attraction and American Psycho, mentioned Rob and Twilight in an interview with NY Mag
But it’s also part of the processing of his past, and of his return to L.A., where his friends are “directors, actors, producers, people I’m involved with in various projects,” he says. Ellis has always been seduced by money and fame, and that hasn’t changed. “Maybe it’s a weird strain of anti-intellectualism,” he says, but if given a choice he’d rather “hang out with Rob Pattinson than Richard Ford.”
And he mentions that Gus Van Sant was trying to direct Breaking Dawn
Van Sant, meanwhile, was trying to get the gig to direct Twilight. “You can make a lot of money doing that,” Ellis whispers, so lightly that it doesn’t get picked up by my tape recorder.
Read the complete interview at nymag.com