He commented, "I just had to tell myself I can't let this get to me. And I'm going to continue doing it." A year later, he attended the national karate tournament in Louisville, Kentucky, where he met Michael Chaturantabut, the founder of Xtreme Martial Arts.Chaturantabut invited Lautner to a camp he held at University of California, Los Angeles.
" CLICK HERE to view "Taylor Lautner & Billie Lourd's Cutest Moments!“Taylor continues to be a rock for Billie during what’s perhaps the darkest week of her life,” an insider tells Hollywood EXCLUSIVELY.“They’re definitely a couple, and this dramatic week has brought them closer than ever.In 2010, he was ranked second on Glamour's "The 50 Sexiest Men of 2010" list, and fourth on People's "Most Amazing Bodies" list.Also in the same year, Lautner was named the highest-paid teenage actor in Hollywood.Taylor even accompanied Billie to Carrie and Debbie’s joint funeral, where the pair could be seen linking arms in between services. Days before the family funeral, Taylor and Billie were spotted out on a bowling date with friends in Los Angeles.Despite the pain Billie must have been feeling at the time, it was so great to see her out and surrounded by people who love her, especially Taylor.However, no one has been Billie’s shoulder to cry on more than her guy, Taylor Lautner, also 24, who hasn’t left her side since the two tragedies occurred.“He’s a great guy and has really been there for Billie,” a source told , have been inseparable since Carrie first passed away on December 27.Lautner has Austrian, English, German, Swiss-German, French, Irish, and Dutch heritage, and has stated that he has "distant" Native American ancestry (specifically Ottawa and Potawatomi), through his mother.Lautner stated that when he was younger he was bullied in school because he was an actor.