A while back, pop sensation Justin Bieber told a British tabloid that he would want “Twilight” star Robert Pattinson as a wingman because much like the Biebster, Pattinson uses his hair to pick up chicks.

Justin even took the Rob praise a bit further when he recently claimed on his U.K. press tour that he and Pattinson bonded at an industry party over their famous locks, saying:

“One day Robert Pattinson came up to me at a party and said, ‘For whatever reason, people love our hair and it’s always a great ice-breaker with girls.’ He is like, ‘Hey, my name’s Robert. Want to touch my hair?’ I thought he was joking, but it really works.”

Now Pattinson, who is hard at work promoting his upcoming film “Water for Elephants,” says that encounter never happened. He told MTV (via EOnline) on Friday:

“I’ve never met this guy. I saw that as well. I was like, ‘You’re really famous, man—what are you doing? You don’t need to use me to make up stories!”

Ouch!  Talk about embarrassing!

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