In this video Kiowa Gordon talks with PopStar about filming the wedding scene, his Breaking Dawn Experience and more.
One of the actors who plays a werewolf in the hit “Twilight” movies was arrested Monday in Mesa on an outstanding warrant and suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, according to Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office records.
Kiowa Gordon, 21, is being held in lieu of $1,000 bond on suspicion of driving under the influence and has a court appearance scheduled in a Mesa city court at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 18, according to the records.
A warrant was issued for Gordon after he failed to appear in court following a Feb. 9, 2010, guilty plea in Scottsdale Municipal Court to possession and use of drug paraphernalia and giving liquor to a minor/underage consumption, according to the records. Gordon is being held on an additional $500 bond on these charges.”
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EDITED: Arizona Central (which we have always in the past found to be a credible news source that covers Stephenie Meyer and Twilight connected stories in the Phoenix region) has pulled their story.
It seems that there is more going on here and TMZ managed to get details via the actual police report. They state that “Actor Kiowa Gordon — who plays shapeshifting werewolf Embry Call in the “Twilight” movies — was arrested in Tempe, Arizona early Monday morning … this according to the Tempe Police Department.
Gordon was NOT busted for DUI, as reported by local AZ media — but rather, he was arrested for an active warrant stemming from a drug paraphernalia possession arrest in 2010. ” See more on TMZ.
Kiowa Gordon who portrays Jacob Black’s best friend “Embry Call” in the Twilight Saga films and Tinsel Korey, who portrays “Emily”, the maternal figure to the wolfpack and Bella’s pal, will be the featured guests for this years annual Quileute Days celebrations.
This will be Gordon’s first visit to La Push, but Korey spent a week with the tribe before filming began on Eclipse in 2009. She gave acting classes at the tribal school and joined a storytelling with Chris Morganroth III on First Beach. In a statement, Korey shared, “I’m really excited to go back to Quileute and see the kids again!”
The festival which celebrates Quileute culture, will kick off Friday with the Quileute Royalty pageant and stick games. The weekend events will feature a parade Saturday at noon, a traditional Salmon Bake, the time-honored stick-games,adult and youth softball tournaments, canoe racing, poker, bingo, and a wolf pack look-a-like contest. A Native nation dance idol contest will be judged by Tinsel, Kiowa and grammy award winning native artist Star Nayea on Saturday evening. There is a family street dance Friday and Saturday nights. E-tribe, a Christian rap group is performing on Saturday. Additionally, there will be a grand fireworks display, and “Twilight” themed events happening throughout the weekend. A raffle for a “Twilight themed basket will be available for $1.00. The annual Quileute Days festival is a wonderful opportunity for “Twilight” fans and Native culture enthusiasts alike to get an exclusive glimpse into traditional Quileute tribal traditions and customs.
Tinsel and Kiowa will be signing autographs on Saturday at the Quileute Tribal office from 2:30-4pm on Saturday. The cost of the autograph is $20.00 for each actor and you have the choice of the following. You can select from their official Twilight Saga:Eclipse head shot, you may take a photo with your personal camera or you may purchase a Quileute days t-shirt to have autographed. Eclipse DVD’s will be available for purchase for $75.00 autographed by both Tinsel and Kiowa.
Chairwoman Bonita Cleveland extends an invitation to all to please join us for this wonderful celebration! “We are delighted to have Tinsel and Kiowa join us and we are equally excited that our canoe families from the Hoh, Quinalt, Qweets and Grand Ronde Tribes will be joining us as well.”
If you are unable to make the event, be sure to check out www.quileute-store.com for one-of-a-kind, authentic Quileute goods!
According to the Forks Forum:
“Quileute Nation Chairwoman Bonita Cleveland has announced that Native American Twilight film stars Kiowa Gordon and Tinsel Korey will be joining the Quileute Tribe for their upcoming Quileute Days Celebration set for Friday, July 15 through Sunday, July 17 at LaPush. A full schedule of events is to be released soon.”
Tinsel has visited LaPush before, this will be Kiowa’s first time in the area.
Tinsel Korey, Kiowa Gordon, Bronson Pelletier all hit Las Vegas this past weekend to celebrate Tinsel and Kiowa’s birthday. Drew from The Hillywood Show also dropped by to help them celebrate.
Here’s the description from Eligible TV (if nothing else, this channel can never be accused of not having a gift of the obvious in their name) “eligibleTV.com caught up with Bronson Pelletier, Michael Welch & Kiowa Gordon at the 3rd Annual Valentine Romance “Sneak Peek” Oscar Suite at Cafe La Boheme. Listen as they reveal their Best Dating Advice as well as what’s in store for the fans for the next Twilight installment.”
Pel has managed to escape the snow by heading to the west coast for the Official Twilight Convention in San Francisco. You can follow along on Twitter as she gives us the details for all the guests. Today will have Q and A’s from Kiowa Gordon and Tinsel Korey with Bronson Pelletier, Booboo Stewart, Gil Birmingham, Tyson Houseman, Jodelle Ferland filling out the rest of the weekend.
Kiowa is also the cover model on the January issue of Troix.
Kiowa Gordon on the cover of “21st Century Skins Calendar” a Native American calendar featuring Native American men in entertainment. This calendar also featured other Twilight heart throb Alex Meraz in 2006 & 2008! All calendars can be purchased at www.viewfinderphotographs.com the first 100 2011 pre-orders will get autographed copy from Kiowa Gordon!