PIC: See Robert Pattinson's Parents!

Entertainment Jun. 16, 2010 AT 9:02AM
PIC: See Robert Pattinson's Parents! Credit: NBC PIC: See Robert Pattinson's Parents!

Meet Robert Pattinson's parents!

On Tuesday's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, the Twilight hunk, 24, gave fans a rare glimpse of his folks, who were seated in the audience.

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Leno asked Pattinson if his parents believe everything they read about him.

"It depends on the source," Pattinson said. "I mean, some sources are more reliable than others. I think that the magazines my mom read before I started being in them – the ones she used to buy – she trusts those, but any new ones . . . [he shakes his head no].”

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He also explained how his father influenced his career.

"His favorite film is Jaws and that’s pretty much the only film he’s ever seen," he said. "In fact when I first started doing Twilight, he read the script. I sometimes send him scripts to read to see what his opinion is, and with Twilight, he said, ‘Well, I think it’s kind of a mixture between Jaws and Superman.”

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