Robert Pattinson Loves This Japanese Luxury Item and Promised To Gift 1 To His ‘Good Time’ Director

by Jeremy Spirogis
Josh Safdie, Robert Pattinson, and Benny Safdie at the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards on March 3, 2018

Robert Pattinson is understood for his antics and feedback simply as a lot as he’s recognized for his electrical performances. Between saying he smells like a crayon to his meme-worthy photographs, Pattinson is branded into the general public’s consciousness. And with that, it’s no shock that he loves Japanese bogs. But that’s OK, as a result of his love of those bogs is shared with Good Time co-director Josh Safdie. 

Josh Safdie cherished Robert Pattinson’s Japanese luxurious bogs

Josh Safdie, Robert Pattinson, and Benny Safdie at the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards on March 3, 2018
Josh Safdie, Robert Pattinson, and Benny Safdie on the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards on March 3, 2018 | George Pimentel/Getty Images

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In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter throughout The Cannes Film Festival in 2017, Benny and Josh Safdie sat down to speak about their new film on the time, Good Time. It starred Robert Pattinson as a financial institution robber who spends the entire film making an attempt to get his brother out of jail for a botched theft (performed by Benny Safdie). 

Josh Safdie talked about how he loves a great bathroom. He finds that the privateness of it’s actually fulfilling, and spends a great period of time within the lavatory (most likely a standard quantity, although). 

“In New York, especially, it’s the only private space that you have. So a nice toilet is a very incredible thing,” he elaborated. 

And his brother, Benny, relayed that they’ve even had “multiple meetings” whereas Josh is on the bathroom and Benny is exterior the door. 

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So, with this love for good bogs, he was very entranced by Pattinson’s two luxurious bogs in his Los Angeles residence. 

“So Rob has this incredible Japanese toilet. It’s a luxury toilet called a Toto, the NEOREST Toto. And I used it at his house… [in LA],” Josh Safdie mentioned. “I was like, ‘That toilet blew my mind,’ and he goes, ‘And my *ss.’ It like blows hot air.”

It seems that Pattinson’s second one, in his private lavatory, was much more excessive tech. It made noises and mentioned, “Sit on me,” which appeared to excite Josh even additional. 

Pattinson promised to present him one if ‘Good Time’ received into Cannes

Josh Safdie couldn’t recover from how good of a bathroom Pattinson owned, and Pattinson made him a bit promise proper then. 

“That was the most incredible… I said to Rob, I was like gushing about his toilet. And he said, ‘Josh, if we get into the competition at the Cannes film festival, I’ll buy you that toilet,” Safdie recalled.

This promise was truly how Pattinson advised the Safdies that they made it into the Cannes Film Festival. Josh defined that whereas he was having necessary conferences about promoting the filming or exhibiting the movie hours earlier than the Cannes announcement, Pattinson “call-bombed” him, and at last simply despatched him a photograph of the bathroom. This confirmed that not solely that Good Time received into Cannes, however that Josh Safdie would have his dream bathroom. 

“I’m most excited about getting this toilet,” the older Safdie brother mentioned, earlier than going into a proof about how his landlord was confused in regards to the request to take his present bathroom out. 

The NEOREST Toto bathroom in query can vary wherever from $5,800 to over $17,000, which is… costly, to say the least. But that comes as no shock, contemplating Pattinson as soon as gifted former girlfriend Kristen Stewart a $40,000 pen. Or the truth that his web value is over $100 million. 

Pattinson needed to work with the Safdie brothers, however wasn’t proper for his or her different film, ‘Uncut Gems’

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When it involves how Pattinson received concerned with the Safdies’ movie, he actually simply appreciated a nonetheless {photograph} from their 2014 movie Heaven Knows What. He despatched the filmmaking duo an e mail eager to become involved with no matter that they had developing. At the time, it looks as if that they had ideas for each Good Time and Uncut Gems, their profitable successor to Good Time starring Adam Sandler. While Pattinson didn’t match any of the roles for Uncut Gems, he, after all, labored nicely for Connie in Good Time.  

“I said I wanted to do a genre movie, but a realistic one — something about how an ex-con functions in society,” Josh advised The Chicago Tribune in 2017, concerning the minimal “pitch” they gave Pattinson. “That was all I had.”

Pattinson needed to “disappear” into a job, so this one was excellent for him (with the sturdy New York accent and bleached hair, it would take a second look to comprehend it’s Pattinson should you didn’t already). And despite the fact that Pattinson is admittedly recognizable due to Twilight, the Safdies didn’t actually know an excessive amount of about it. 

“I don’t imply to say this disparagingly to him, however, the entire Twilight factor? It’s not even near my periphery,” Benny Safdie advised The Guardian. “Like, when it was happening, I kind of remember people talking about it. But not even really. To me, he was just an interesting guy who was chasing interesting work. It was just an email, you know?” 

Well, with that e mail Pattinson turned concerned, received the position, and the remainder is historical past. And, in a roundabout method, it scored Josh Safdie a candy porcelain throne, too. 

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