16 Surprising Facts about Emma Watson Every Harry Potter Fan Must Know

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16 Surprising Facts about Emma Watson Every Harry Potter Fan Must Know
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Emma Watson aka Hermione is actually the first childhood crush for many of us, and since being our first crush, she still holds an important place in our hearts, we love her, right? Emma Watson seriously defines perfection. Her role as Hermione Granger in the 'Harry Potter' series will be remembered for life, and we will adore her even when she gets old. It doesn't matter how many roles she does, she will be our Hermione only. 

But do you think you know everything about this wonderful girl? It doesn't matter how big fan you are of the most beautiful witch, when you will come across this list of Emma Watson facts, you'll be shocked too like me. She's completely brilliant, but she definitely has some secrets of her own. So let's see some secrets being spilled here.

Are you ready to get the major shock of the day? 

1. She was a straight-A student. 

1. She was a straight-A student. 

Emma Watson graduated from Brown University, and she was a very bright student. Considering the fact that she played Hermione, that seems only fair. Her parents always told her the value of education. Hence, she paid attention to her academics and graduated with straight A's. 

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2. She's a certified meditation and yoga instructor. 

2. She's a certified meditation and yoga instructor. 
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She took up yoga and meditation as a way to unwind and soon started training it. She's now certified to be a trainer and quite much of an expert.

3. She loves to keep diaries. 

3. She loves to keep diaries. 
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She meticulously keeps writing every account of her life in journals, and she's written 30 journals already. (Can I read those?)

4. She loves to cook. 

4. She loves to cook. 
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Well, Academics and yoga aren't all she's good at. Our Hermione also learnt how to cook. It helps her relax, and your loved ones always appreciate a home cooked meal. Whenever she was under pressure or tension she used to cook.

5. Her favorite Potter movie is the Prisoner of Azkaban.

5. Her favorite Potter movie is the Prisoner of Azkaban.
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Only because that role helped her grow as an actress. She was relatively new in the previous two movies and in Prisoner of Azkaban, she actually got acquainted with Hermione's character and started acting well. 

6. Emma was born in Paris. 

6. Emma was born in Paris. 
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Her family stayed there till she was 5. She can speak a bit of French, but she's not very fluent. 

7. She almost didn't stay to finish the Harry Potter series. 

7. She almost didn't stay to finish the Harry Potter series. 
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Emma Watson said that the filming and promotions took most of her time and she didn't get time to pursue other hobbies and interests. But she also added that she'd hate herself for leaving the last few movies so, she decided to stay and finish them. We're also glad that she decided 'cause there's no Hermione without Emma Watson. 

8. Once she broke into a hotel pool at 3 am. 

8. Once she broke into a hotel pool at 3 am. 
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She was partying with her friends and decided to jump over the fence in order to get into a hotel pool which also had a gate on it. Probably a drunk mistake, but we don't love you any less. 

9. She admits to having a crush on Tom Felton. 

9. She admits to having a crush on Tom Felton. 
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During the filming of the first couple movies, she admits to having a crush on Tom Felton. She says she was fascinated by the fact that he was a few years older and had a skateboard. Tom knew about her crush but rather treated her as a younger sister. 

10. She's passionate about fashion. 

10. She's passionate about fashion. 
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She believes fashion is very important and she has also been the youngest star to appear on the cover of Vogue magazine at only 15. 

11. Emma's half twin younger sisters played a role in her movie. 

11. Emma's half twin younger sisters played a role in her movie. 
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In Ballet shoes, they played Emma's character, Pauline, when she was a little girl. 

12. She also gave audition for eight times for her Hermione's character. 

12. She also gave audition for eight times for her Hermione's character. 
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Emma was auditioned by the directors eight times before they finalized her character as Hermione. 

13. Rowling had her eyes on Emma from the beginning

13. Rowling had her eyes on Emma from the beginning

Even though she auditioned so many times, J.K. Rowling knew in her first screening that Emma is the perfect choice for Hermione Granger.

14. It was her first ever role!

14. It was her first ever role!

She had never acted professionally prior to landing this role. After encouragement from her teachers and friends, she auditioned for the role on a whim, and got her lucky break.

15. She declined the role of Cinderella

15. She declined the role of Cinderella

Emma had turned down the role of Cinderella in the 2015 live-action remake of the film. But, ultimately, she got another chance to become a Disney princess. She accepted the role of Belle in the live-action reboot of Beauty and the Beast.

16. Emma Watson and Panama Papers

16. Emma Watson and Panama Papers

Surprisingly, Emma made it to the headlines in early May 2016 when her named popped up in the Panama Papers - a long list of offshore account holders, and tax evaders. Despite the accusations, her team released a statement explaining Watson's name's appearance. It stated, "Emma (like many high profile individuals) set up an offshore company for the sole purpose of protecting her anonymity and safety."


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