Taylor Lautner


Vying over Bella's one thing, but don't expect Team Jacob to be competing in this challenge anytime soon.

Taylor Lautner says he no plans to take part in a charitable mano-a-mano push-up contest to settle a beef over a tricked-out RV.

Brent McMahon of McMahon's RV in Irvine, Calif., called a press conference yesterday, saying that he'd go bicep to bicep with Lautner to settle a lawsuit.

"We at McMahon's understand that people are afraid of werewolves and vampires," McMahon. "My guys aren't."

Lautner ordered a $300,000, 40-foot coach to use as a dressing room on the Pennsylvania set of his latest flick, Abduction, costarring Sigourney Weaver and Alfred Molina, that was supposed to be delivered by June 21. McMahon failed to deliver on time. When the rig finally arrived, it was in subpar condition, per Lautner, causing him "emotional distress" and "annoyance," and triggering a lawsuit.

Lautner's camp had indicated it would settle the problem if McMahon donated $40,000 to charity.

The RV man has denied wrongdoing, but said he would write the 40K check to the Children's Hospital of Orange County if he lost the push-up battle to the shirtless wonder. (And, no doubt, reap the publicity benefits of such a contest.)

But Lautner isn't biting.

"McMahon RV's response to our client's legitimate claim further demonstrates the lack of professionalism that Mr. McMahon, his company, and his employees have exhibited from the outset, and that compelled the filing of this lawsuit in the first place," said Lautner lawyer Robert Barta.

While lambasting McMahon's "facetious suggestion" about the fitness challenge, the lawyer said the 18-year-old actor did "welcome the opportunity for him to resolve the matter by making a $40,000 donation to the charity of Mr. Lautner's choice."

Otherwise, it might be time for RV Guy to invest in some silver bullets.


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