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Robert Pattinson Gal Pal FKA Twigs Lashes Out at Twitter Hate (photos)

Robert Pattinson's new girlfriend, UK singer FKA Twigs, is speaking out about a rise in racist comments on her Twitter feed. (Photo: Getty)

Robert Pattinson’s new girlfriend, UK singer FKA Twigs, is speaking out about a rise in racist comments on her Twitter feed. (Photo: Getty)

Robert Pattinson’s new gal pal, Tahliah Barnett, a UK singer also known as FKA Twigs, is seeing some downside to her new found publicity. She spoke out on Twitter over the weekend because of a rise in racists tweets.

Twigs vaulted into the spotlight three weeks ago when she was spotted out with Pattinson during the first week in September.

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Pattinson, 28, is reportedly smitten with the 26-year-old British singer, who released her debut album LP1, which charted in the UK, this month.

She has an exotic background. Her father is Jamaican, and her mother, who used to be a dancer and gymnast, is part English and Spanish. She has an olive-color and dark hair.

FKA Twigs, aka Tahliah Barnett
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Racism Runs Rampant on Twitter

Their relationship was confirmed when Pattinson was spotted holding hands with Twigs at Venice Beach in California, on Sept. 21.

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The outpouring of hate on her Twitter account is disgusting, but not all that surprising. Pattinson has a huge fan base that includes many who take a personal interest in the former “Twilight” star. So jealously and racism are probably both factors

When Selena Gomez started dating Justin Bieber, she faced a similar outpouring of hate over social media. But Twigs is having none of it.

“I am genuinely shocked and disgusted at the amount of racism that has been infecting my account the past week,” she wrote.

“Racism is unacceptable in the real world and it’s unacceptable online,” she added in a second Tweet.

Pattinson, of course, is famously known for his relationship with “Twilight” cast mate Kristen Stewart, who played his love interest Bella Swan in the movie series.

They broke up in 2013 after trying to patch up their relationship following Stewart’s cheating scandal with “Snow White and the Huntsman” director Rupert Sanders. The were scandalously outed by a paparazzi.

The end of their relationship also created a lot of animosity among their fan bases.

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