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Robert Pattinson Praised By PETA For Refusing To Masturbate Dog In “Good Time”

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PETA is praising Robert Pattinson for refusing to masturbate a real dog in his new movie Good Time. See a statement about the canned canine sex act below.

As Gossip Cop reported, Pattinson appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Thursday to promote the film, in which he plays a New York criminal trying to break his brother out of jail after a bank robbery gone awry. At one point during the interview, he told the late-night host, “My character, Connie, has this affinity with dogs, and he thinks he is a dog in a previous life, and he thinks he has control over animals and stuff. And tere was this one scene which we shot where it’s basically, there’s a drug dealer who busts into the room and I was sleeping with the dog and basically giving the dog a handjob.”

“The dog’s owner was like ‘Well, he’s a breeder, you can. You’ve just gotta massage the inside of his thighs,” he recounted (see video below). Feeling uncomfortable doing that to a real dog, Pattinson revealed a prosthetic penis was made for the scene, but the footage was ultimately scrapped from the final cut. Now Lisa Lange, the senior vice president for PETA, is commending Pattinson for voicing his objection.

In a statement furnished to Gossip Cop, Lange says, “PETA depends on actors and crew members to come forward when they see mistreatment, whether it involves a dog who is being forced into churning water on the set of A Dog’s Purpose or an A-list actor who is being asked to molest his canine co-star. Robert Pattinson is our kind of guy (and everyone’s who has a heart) for refusing to masturbate a dog — which is like child molestation — and for talking about it so that the public can see that once again animal trainers’ top priority is money and animals’ interests and well-being are often ignored.”

Lange adds, “PETA is currently investigating whether the law was broken in this instance.” While directors Ben and Josh Safdie have not responded to the statement, they did tweet in reaction to the now-viral clip of Pattinson’s comments, “In truth, scene was Connie loving the dog w petting & the dogs penis distends, he wasn’t giving him an HJ-but sure!” Ben, as Gossip Cop has reported, also stars in the film as Pattinson’s brother. The movie has received rave reviews in advance of its release later this month, but this dog incident was previously unknown until Pattinson shared it on Kimmel’s show. If so inclined, watch the video clip below.

UPDATE: In an exclusive statement, Pattinson tells Gossip Cop that his “Jimmy Kimmel” story was actually a joke that “spiraled out of control.”

 


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