In his first public appearance since Kristen Stewart's cheating scandal emerged, Robert Pattinson told a late night talk show that breaking up with someone feels like the end of the world.
Pattinson, 26, stepped out into the public spotlight, appearing in New York for The Daily Show earlier today.
Host Jon Stewart offered the actor some Ben and Jerry's ice cream to help cheer him up, joking they were "just two gals" chatting about a breakup.
"All right...Tell me everything," said Stewart. To which Pattinson deadpanned, "I'm trying to avoid eating this, I'm going to split my Spanx."
Although Pattinson begged off any talk of his recent problems he agreed that for young people going through a breakup sometimes feels like the end of the world.
He answered: "It is" and prompted the audience to respond with a collective "
Stewart also told Pattinson that he was worried about him. Pattinson replied, "My biggest problem in my life is I'm cheap, and I didn't hire a publicist. I'm going to hire a publicist."
After the taping, he graced the red carpet at the Museum of Modern Art for his new movie Cosmopolis.
While signing autographs for fans, he told crowds: "Thank you, guys, for being here."
The Twilight star had been keeping a low profile at Reese Witherspoon's Ojai, California estate.
Pattinson has been described as devastated by the admission by Stewart that she cheated on him with her Snow White and the Huntsman director, Rupert Sanders.
The 22-year-old actress and the married Sanders have both issued public apologies.