By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Nov 12, 2008 7:20PM
We admit we had no frickin' clue who the hell Robert Pattinson was when we read that his appearance was causing an increase in Orland Square Mall security. Apparently he's in some vampire flick that's coming out and is a tween idol. Whoop-de-do, right?
Well, maybe it's not that simple.
Apparently his appearance in San Francisco earlier this week caused a near riot, so cops are guarding against things getting out of hand when he hits the mall's atrium at 7:30 p.m. tonight. When asked for any sort of precedent for this increased security Security Officer Toodle O'Gill said it reminded him of "the Cabbage Patch run of '84, and that Tiffany concert that happened a few years later." (O.K., we made that last part up, but the rest of the story is -- shockingly -- true!)