Paul Wesley: Don't Compare Me to Robert Pattinson

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Good looks. Check. Experience playing a vampire. Check. Middle name Thomas. Check. Only has sisters. Check. Seems like Robert Pattinson would be Paul Wesley's first choice to play him in the movie version of his life, right? Wrong.

"Robert Pattinson is the like the last person I want to be compared with," he told Seventeen magazine. "I think any girl would throw me under a bus to be within five feet of Robert Pattinson. I actually think he's an attractive guy. And I watched most of Twilight, and I think he was really intriguing."

Jealous much? We're think a lot of girls would prefer Paul to Rob, but it sounds like the Vampire Diaries star is a Pattinson fan after all. But despite their similarities, Paul insists his show is no Twilight 2.0. "The books were written 15 years ago - before Twilight. It's a very original story, and it's important to me that my character and the whole story's judged for what it is."

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