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Robert Pattinson Kiss Auctioned For $55,000

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    Robert Pattinson Kiss Auctioned For $55,000

    Millions of "Twilight" fans would die for the chance to kiss Hollywood's hottest vampire – but would they pay $55,000 for the opportunity to lock lips with Robert Pattinson?

    According to E! Online's Marc Malkin, a kiss from Robert pulled in quite a hefty sum of money at the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS 2009 benefit auction Thursday night in Cannes.

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    While on stage, movie mogul Harvey Weinstein reportedly joked that his daughters had changed their last name to Pattinson after seeing "Twilight," and then asked Pattinson to step up for charity. "

    Harvey then suggested auctioning off an opportunity for someone's daughter to meet and get a kiss on the cheek from Pattinson," a partygoer revealed.

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    "There were two bidders who paid 20,000 euros each for their daughters to have that kiss." A 20,000-euro kiss from Pattinson is equivalent to around $55,000 U.S. dollars.

    "Harvey put him on the spot, in a playful way," the source said. "And Rob agreed to it in his usual brooding, modest way."

    Other celebrities in attendance at the AIDS benefit included Paris Hilton, Sharon Stone, Josh Hartnett, Elizabeth Hurley, and President Bill Clinton.

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