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Is Robert Pattinson avoiding Kristen Stewart?

Cast members Robert Pattinson (R) and Kristen Stewart pose for pictures before the German premiere of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 in Berlin, November 16, 2012.   REUTERS/Thomas Peter (GERMANY - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) - RTR3AI1Q

Cast members Robert Pattinson (R) and Kristen Stewart pose for pictures before the German premiere of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 in Berlin, November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter (GERMANY - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) - RTR3AI1Q

Fans looking for a “Twilight” reunion between exes Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson didn’t get the chance to see it at the Venice Film Festival.

Pattinson, who was scheduled to attend for “The Childhood of a Leader,” which screened this past Saturday and Sunday, had backed out of the fest with the excuse that he’s busy shooting “The Lost City of Z” in Ireland.

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But sources tell Page Six Pattinson never planned on coming. “He didn’t want the story to be all about how he and Kristen were nearly bumping into each other,” says a spy. “Venice is very small…and there are only so many parties and hotels.”

Stewart was at the festival Saturday to promote “Equals” with Nicholas Hoult.

This article originally appeared in the New York Post's Page Six.

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