Robert Pattinson Discusses Final Fantasy 7 Love Triangle
Batman actor Robert Pattinson spoke about his love for Final Fantasy VII and two characters in particular, Aeris and Tifa. In an interview promoting The Batman, Pattinson spoke about the love triangle and how it affected him. His co-star Zoë Kravitz was also in the interview, but she was far less enthusiastic. “I was in love with Aeris and Tifa. It’s a love triangle where Aerith or Aerith, depending on which version of the game you have… The best place. And then Tifa is this sexy little thing that looks like a thief and starts wearing a short skirt.” – Pattinson said to Clique X. “And you’re like, ‘I can’t decide! And then Aeris, right at the peak of her career, gets killed. So every guy understands what love is … ”
Kravitz, who plays Catwoman alongside Pattinson’s Batman in the upcoming film, chimed in to reply, “Either the one that’s going to heal everything, or the one with the short skirt? There are options?! My God. with the world.”
In 2020, when Pattinson was promoting Tenet, he told GameSpot that Final Fantasy VII was his favorite game and it made him cry. “My, I think this is the favorite game of many people – Final Fantasy VII. Probably one of the few times I cried in my life was when Aeris died. My first love,” he said.
Final Fantasy VII was originally released in 1997 and the first part of the modern remake was released in 2020, earning a rare 10/10 rating here on GameSpot.