This is such a hard choice.' I was like, 'Are you kidding me?! The Robsten bubble begins and it's not long before murmurings of their on- and offscreen chemistry begin. June 2009: Tabloids explode with reports that Kristen and Michael have split.
Summer-Fall 2008: Though Kristen is still dating Michael Angarano, she and Rob, as befits two costars, begin making increasing public rounds together, turning up at the MTV Movie Awards, their inaugural Comic-Con, the MTV Video Music Awards, the Rome Film Festival, and pose for a rather loved-up-looking photo shoot for magazine about the rumors of her and Rob and denies them, saying they are simply "good friends."May 2009: The gang relocates to Italy to continue shooting, with Rob and Kristen leaving temporarily to attend the MTV Movie Awards, where they tease the fans with their non-kiss kiss. Hardwicke later confirms that Robsten formed in the immediate aftermath.
November 2009: While on the January 2010: Thanks to some intrepid fan photos, the world is made aware that Robsten spent New Year's Eve together on the Isle of Wight. June 2010: The duo once again wins Best Kiss at the MTV Movie Awards. July 2010: : "The thing that I think about is, 'Oh my God, I hope they stay together.' Because it could be awkward on set in the next movie if they have a huge falling out.
It's like, wow, they have to portray this love story through two more movies.
Cut to Oscar weekend later in the month, and the duo is just as close, if a bit more careful with their affection in public.
The cast is back together in Vancouver to begin work on , and while in town, Rob and Kristen attend a Kings Of Leon concert. March 2010: They walk the red carpet separately, but nonetheless Kristen shows her support by attending the premiere of Rob's new film, , the TV staff is briefed on the how to handle the talent.
It is at this event that shadowy photos of the duo wrapped up in each other (and mostly likely kissing) emerge online. A., Rob is photographed driving away from her home. Part of that briefing included the disclosure that Rob and Kristen are indeed an item.