Saturday, June 11, 2011

'Twilight' Movie Awards Kiss 'Shocked' Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively

'I'd seen it in my head many times as I closed my eyes,' Reynolds jokes of Pattison-on-Lautner lip-lock.
By Eric Ditzian, with reporting by Josh Horowitz

Robert Pattinson kisses Taylor Lautner at the 2011 MTV Movie Awards
Photo: Kevin Mazur/ WireImage

In 2009, Ryan Reynolds and Sandra Bullock took the stage at the MTV Movie Awards to present the Golden Popcorn for Best Kiss. In what would become an ongoing theme over the next few years, "Twilight" stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart won the prize.

They took the stage to raucous applause and proceeded to tease a reenactment of their onscreen smooch without actually going ahead with the deed. After the pair won again the next year -- and finally puckered up for the crowd — 2011 rolled around, and Ryan Reynolds was again picked to hand out the Best Kiss award, this time with "Green Lantern" co-star Blake Lively. Thus both Ryan and Blake had quite a view when, after the Twi-kids once again nabbed the award, Pattinson bounded down from the stage, away from Stewart and into Taylor Lautner's arms for a seriously unexpected kiss.

"I did not know that there would be a 'Twilight'-on-'Twilight' kiss," Reynolds told us days later when we caught up with him at a "Green Lantern" press event. "We had no idea."

Of course, having witnessed the inaugural "Twilight" Best Kiss win, the actor had been imagining something of the sort for years. "I'd seen it in my head many times as I closed my eyes," Reynolds added. "But that was quite shocking, actually, that he would just run off the stage like that and attack that poor boy."

Lively's family, for their part, were equally stunned by the smooch — and the unwelcome attention of MTV's cameras. "My family was sitting behind them," Lively explained. "They were like, 'Ooooh!' They were hiding. They were so shy."

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