Fans miss out as Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson opt out of Twilight conventions
21:08 GMT, 19 August 2012
23:09 GMT, 19 August 2012
Twilight fans have been left disappointed after Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson opted out of making appearances at the hit film's four official conventions.
The hit franchise's devoted fans were hoping to see at least one of the stars at the gatherings to celebrate the end of the hit vampire film franchise.
But today the movie's producers announced neither Kristen nor Pattinson will attend, following the breakdown of their relationship.
Their co-star Taylor Lautner has also opted out.
No shows: Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, pictured together in November of last year, will not attend the final four Twilight conventions
All have thrilled fans by making appearances at the convention sin the past.
A statement from Creation Entertainment praised the dedication of the fans.
'The passion and dedication of Twilight fandom has been amazing and we're out to throw one last giant convention, a final gathering to see old friends that have made up the Twilight family,' it said. related]
'Although Rob, Kristen and Taylor will not be with us this time out we will have a super line-up of other Twilight stars and the weekend will be filled with special events, movie prop and costume displays, contests, panels, auctions, parties, exclusive merchandise, music and much more, including some surprises!'
Avoiding the spotlight: Kristen Stewart has not been seen in public since news broke of her affair with director Rupert Sanders
Kristen hasn't been seen in public
since she admitted to an affair with her married Snow White and the
Huntsman director Rupert Sanders.
The 22-year-old starlet and
Robert, 26, have both moved out of their Los Angeles home, and the
heartbroken actor is staying at his friend Reese Witherspoon's holiday
home in California as he tries to get over his heartbreak.
While Pattinson has made a series of
appearances over the past week promoting his new film Cosmopolis, he
plans to stay away from the Twilight conventions.
events are slated to take place on August 25 in San Antonio, September
29 in Detroit, October 5 in Parsippany, N.J. and November 3 in Los
Peter Facinelli who is actress Jennie Garth's estranged husband will attend the gathering in LA.
Slated to attend: Peter Facinelli who is separated from his wife Jennie Garth will attend the gathering in Los Angeles