EMMA WATSON

  • Emma Watson splits from beau Matthew Janney December 13, 2014

    Los Angeles: "Harry Potter" star Emma Watson has split from her boyfriend Matthew Janney after a year of dating, her spokesperson has confirmed. A spokesperson for the "Noah" actress confirmed the "amicable" split, reports mirror.co.uk. According to the spokesperson, the 24-year-old and rugby player Janney parted ways a month ago, but they...
  • JK Rowling won't release 12 'Harry Potter' short stories December 10, 2014

    Los Angeles: Author JK Rowling has denied reports that she is releasing 12 'Harry Potter' short stories for Christmas this month via her site Pottermore. Pottermore's Facebook account said that the media incorrectly assumed their post, reported Ace Showbiz. "Just to put everyone straight on the misleading media reports of 'Twelve New...
  • It was fantastic and passionate: Cate Blanchett on Emma Watson's UN speech November 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Cate Blanchett says she's so extremely proud of Emma Watson's speech on gender equality at the United Nations. "I was so f--king proud of Emma Watson's speech at the UN. It was brilliant, such an incredible use of her airspace, and really passionate. It was fantastic," Blanchett said...
  • Emma Watson, Judi Dench win Britannia awards November 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: British actresses Emma Watson and Dame Judi Dench were two of the six honourees at the annual Britannia Awards. The annual ceremony was hosted by BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills here Thursday evening. Dench was given the Albert "Cubby"...
  • I have really grappled with fame emotionally: Emma Watson October 30, 2014

    London: 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson has admitted that she was "very nervous" before delivering her highly-praised speech on gender equality at the United Nations summit last month. The 24-year-old actress and United Nations Women Goodwill Ambassador covers December's Elle UK, the magazine's inaugural feminism issue, which is focused on inspiring...
  • Threat to leak photos of actress Emma Watson exposed as a hoax September 25, 2014

    New York: An online threat to release nude photos of British actress Emma Watson after she launched a gender equality campaign at the United Nations was revealed on Wednesday to be a hoax - and probably by a hoax group. Until late Tuesday night, the EmmaYouAreNext.com website, which appeared earlier on...
  • Hackers threaten to leak nude photos of actress Emma Watson September 24, 2014

    NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hackers threatened to leak nude photos of actress Emma Watson days in response to she gave a speech at the United Nations urging men to join the fight for gender equality, The Guardian newspaper reported on Tuesday. Users of 4chan, the website behind other leaks...
  • Actress Emma Watson's plea for equality wins men's support September 24, 2014

    London: British actress Emma Watson's plea for men to join the fight for equal rights for women has sparked a flood of pledges across the world, including from fellow celebrities and politicians. Watson, 24, who rose to fame as Hermione in the Harry Potter movies, gave her first major speech as...
  • Watch: 'Men, gender equality is your issue too': Emma Watson delivers a powerful speech at the UN about ending gender inequality September 23, 2014

    Emma Watson was named a UN Goodwill Ambassador six months ago. She has taken up the cause of gender equality and spoke impressively about ending the inequality faced by women across the world at the United Nations headquarters in New York. As a part of the 'HeForShe' campaign, Emma Watson invited...
  • Turkish deputy PM says women should not laugh in public; Emma Watson posts a picture on Twitter of her laughing in protest August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The spirited Emma Watson put a happy picture of herself laughing on Twitter. Emma joined thousands of Turkish women in a movement to defy the Turkish Deputy PM's sermon that women should not laugh in public. During a speech on the occasion of Eid, Blent Arin said, "A woman...
  • U.N. Women names actress Emma Watson goodwill ambassador July 9, 2014

    Reuters: The United Nations' gender equality body UN Women on Tuesday appointed British actress Emma Watson, best known for her role as Hermione in the "Harry Potter" film series, as a goodwill ambassador to advocate for the empowerment of young women. "Being asked to serve as UN Women's Goodwill Ambassador is...
  • Actress Emma Watson allegedly been employing illegal housekeeper June 29, 2014

    London: 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson has allegedly been employing a woman illegally at her 2 million pound London home. The 24yearold actress hired the maid to work in her New York apartment at the beginning of last year but Border Agency staff have since launched a probe following a complaint...
  • Photos: Emma Watson's friend at graduation was an undercover armed guard May 28, 2014

    Providence, Rhode Island: Emma Watson had an undercover armed guard with her during graduation ceremonies at Brown University, and a university spokesman says he is unable to answer questions about why. The 24yearold British actress best known for her role as Hermione Granger in the 'Harry Potter' movies was one...
  • Snapshot: Emma Watson graduates from Brown University; tweets selfie wearing black cap, gown May 26, 2014

    Providence: It's graduation day for movie star Emma Watson. The British actress best known as Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" movies was among 2,000 graduates receiving degrees Sunday from Brown University. She tweeted a photo of herself in cap and gown. Watson graduated with a bachelor's degree in English...
  • Dating famous people? Don't think it is right: Emma Watson April 2, 2014

    London: Actress Emma Watson has revealed that she would never date any famous personality. The 'Noah' star, 23, said that she prefers to keep her personal life private, reported Daily Express. "I don't date people who are famous, and I don't think it's fair that, all of a...
  • Didn't leave my apartment for a few weeks after filming 'Noah': Emma Watson March 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Emma Watson says she needed time to put herself back together after filming 'Noah' as the shooting of the biblical epic left her physically and emotionally exhausted. The 23-year-old 'Harry Potter' star said she relaxed in her apartment for some days after filming 'Noah', reported E!Online. "I...
  • Emma Watson on how Hogwarts prepped her for 'Noah' March 27, 2014

    After spending a decade at the Hogwarts school of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the 'Harry Potter' film franchise, actress Emma Watson put her magical training to good use for her first big budget post-Potter role, in biblical action blockbuster 'Noah.' In director Darren Aronofsky's movie, out in U.S. and Canadian theaters...
  • Biblical epic 'Noah' tests director Aronofsky's blockbuster chops March 26, 2014

    Reuters: Rain lashes down from the heavens while hungry followers of Cain trample over each other for a spot on Noah's massive wooden ark. The end is inevitable and, of course, not pretty. Director Darren Aronofsky, best known for dark and unrelenting dramas such as the Oscar-nominated "Black Swan," would have...
  • Emma Watson steals the show at 'Noah' premiere March 14, 2014

    London: Actress Emma Watson made sure all eyes were on her when she stepped out in a navy blue gown to attend the European premiere of her movie "Noah" in Berlin. The 23-year-old teamed the gown with Christian Louboutin heels for the event held at the Zoo Palast theatre Thursday, reports...
  • I love tattoos, but I love them on other people: Emma Watson February 9, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Emma Watson says she is terrible at making small conversations with people and has a 'ridiculously short attention span'. The 23yearold, who features on the cover of Wonderland lifestyle magazine's February issue, also said she was genuinely a 'shy, socially awkward and introvert', reports eonline.com. "I feel like I've...
  • Is Emma Watson dating rugby player Matthew Janney? January 9, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Emma Watson, who broke up with her ex boyfriend William Adamowicz last summer, has now reportedly grown close to Oxford University rugby player Matthew Janney. The two are said to be 'into each other' and recently enjoyed a vacation together as well, reports contactmusic.com. "It's early days but they're...
  • Emma Watson to star in 'Your Voice In My Head' September 9, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Emma Watson has been confirmed to star in 'Your Voice In My Head', with Francesca Gregorini replacing David Yates as director. The 23-year-old actress was originally set to team up with her former 'Harry Potter' director David Yates for the adaptation of Emma Forrest's memoir a few...
  • I considered not being an actress after 'Harry Potter': Emma Watson June 8, 2013

    London: Actress Emma Watson of 'Harry Potter' fame says she had contemplated quitting acting after the successful movie series came to an end. She admits that it took her a while to leave the experience behind her. "I basically took two years out and stepped as far away from it as...
  • Snapshot: 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson pole dances in her new film April 16, 2013

    Little Hermione has clearly grown up. No more the innocent child actor of the popular 'Harry Potter' series, actress Emma Watson, 23, features in Sofia Coppola's new film 'The Bling Ring'. While the film is scheduled to release in June this year, MTV released a small clip from the film...
  • Emma Watson joins Madame Tussauds' wax family March 27, 2013

    London: Actress Emma Watson's wax statue is the latest to join other celebrities' statues at the Madame Tussauds' museum here. The 22yearold rose to fame after playing witch in the 'Harry Potter' series. Her statue is dressed in Elie Saab dress, which the real Watson wore to a redcarpet event in Hong...
  • Snapshot: Emma Watson gets a wax double at Madam Tussauds March 26, 2013

    Harry Potter actress Emma Watson has been inducted in Madam Tussauds Wax museum in London. The 22 year old actress' wax figure has been most requested in the recent past. The wax figure of Watson is seen wearing a black Elie Saab dress and sitting on a couch with her...
  • Emma Watson not interested in 'Fifty Shades....' film adaptation? March 19, 2013

    Los Angeles: British actress Emma Watson is reportedly not interested in taking the coveted lead role in the upcoming big screen adaptation of the book 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'. The documents from German movie studio Constantin Film suggested the "Harry Potter" star had been cast as the racy book's adventurous college...
  • Friday Release 'Wallflower': What to expect February 14, 2013

    Football games and awkward dances, latenight gabfests at the local diner and tentative first kisses they're all there over the course of a school year in 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower.' This comingofage drama, based on the bestselling young adult novel of the same name, may sound like total...