After years of sidestepping romantic rumors, Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart finally stepped out as a bona fide couple this year. Check out their steamiest exchanges as a public pair in this Best of 2011 special, Robert and Kristen's 5 Hottest Moments of the Year.View Transcript »
Hey guys, I'm Carly Bullness[sp?]. Mark 2011 in your calendars as the year Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart finally let their guards down and stepped out as a couple. To celebrate the big year, we're counting down their hottest moments as a couple. All year the Twilight duo has been canoodling in public. They cuddled in the audience at the People's Choice Awards in January and shared a squeeze on stage at the MTV Movie Awards in June. And when press time rolled around for Breaking Dawn this Fall, Kristen and Rob won our hearts all over again goofing around at their hand and footprint ceremony. Kristen also stood by her man at both the UK and LA premieres, where Rob confessed he's not afraid of getting married. Is it scary getting married? It's kind of, well no, getting married is not very scary. Having a baby is a little bit scary. This year, Kristen finallyreferred to Rob as her boyfriend. While in London shooting "Snow White and the Huntsman," Kristen gave an interview to GQUK where she admitted, "My boyfriend is British." And when the reporter probed Kristen further about her relationship, she stated, "So much of my life is easily Googled. I mean, it's like, come on guys. It's so obvious." Well, if it wasn't before, it is now. Rob was pretty obvious himself in an interview on Today, when Ann Curry referred to Kristen as his beautiful girlfriend at the end of his interview, he didn't object. At 25 so much success, a beautiful girlfriend, a wonderful career, movies in the works. Enjoy it. Enjoy the ride. Don't be afraid. I am. You're doing great. Rob and Kristen are reportedly living together while Kristen is in Rob's home town of London shooting "Snow White and the Huntsman," and they've been spotted out on some romantic evenings as well as coming and going from the same place. They even take turns walking their dog, Bear, wherever they are. After Rob's Water for Elephants premiere in April, he leaned in for a kiss and the whole thing was caught on camera. Finally, a public moment for one of Hollywood's most private couples. And we're sure there's much more to come from these lovebirds in 2012 so stay tuned.