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“Twilight” heartthrob Taylor Lautner stops by “The Today Show” Wednesday morning (Nov. 9) to chat with the hosts about “Breaking Dawn Part 1,” which opens nationwide next week. He makes sure to tell everyone how he’s not as shirtless in this installment of the series.

“I was lucky in this one, because I am shirtless much less than Rob and Kristen,” says Lautner, of his co-stars.

He also says the movie and his character, “I’m excited for it, I can’t believe it is here … This is my favorite movie because it’s different than any of the other ones, in tone, it’s more mature. My character grows up in this one. He’s dealing with a lot.”

He also comments about the Hollywood Walk of Fame stars the “Twilight” trio recently received, “I couldn’t believe it, it was one of the most surreal experiences … I can’t even explain how fortunate we are, it was insane.”

“Breaking Dawn Part 1” hits theaters nationwide Friday, Nov. 18.

Posted by:Andrea Reiher

TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."