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Geek Of The Week: Emma Watson aka Hermione

For some geeks, this week is all about the countdown to the fifth movie release in one of the most geeky series we've ever seen: Harry Potter. While fans await the release of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by sipping on Butterbeer and wondering if the chemistry between Harry, Hermione and Ron will be strong as ever, I'm wondering what's next for Emma Watson, the adorable, witty and fun female in the group. This weekend's Parade Magazine featured a cover story, We’re all so grown-up!, which proved the actress and her counterparts are more than ready for adult roles and perfectly happy to acknowledge their eternal geek cred.

Why do we love her? It comes down to geeky girl power. Highlights of the interview include:

  • “There are too many stupid girls in the media,” Watson observes, her dark eyes lighting up. “Hermione’s not scared to be clever. I think sometimes really smart girls dumb themselves down a bit, and that’s bad.”
  • “I’m a bit of a feminist. I’m very competitive and challenging.”
  • “When I was 9 or 10, I would get really upset when they tried to make me look geeky, but now I absolutely love it. I find it’s so much pressure to be beautiful. Hermione doesn’t care what she looks like. She’s a complete tomboy.”
  • Source: Parade Magazine

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hot-pink-mess hot-pink-mess 8 years
She's so blessed. I bet she has no idea how lucky she is! She's rich, famous, pretty, smart... I would do anything to be in her shoes! She also plays the lead character in the coolest movie series ever! I'm a die hard Harry Potter fan, love the books, the movies, everything about it! But she's theone person who's part of the whole deal who makes me so jealous. I love her style and her hair, though. But, I don't hate her. I'mjust saying I wish I was her....
krystalmak krystalmak 9 years
I hear she's really really nice. That's cool, she's still got her beliefs, rather than just wanting fame.
lady_coco lady_coco 9 years
shes really nice
jamiegirl jamiegirl 9 years
I just took a long lunch to see the film they're all so grown up.
partysugar partysugar 9 years
I love her, I totally want her to be my little sister.
beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
i like her a lot. she's always great in interviews and seems so charismatic.
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 9 years
Love her! She's so pretty in these pictures and in real life! Gorgeous girl! Keep that head on your shoulders!
Princess-Rebecca Princess-Rebecca 9 years
How cute
taylorbath taylorbath 9 years
Love her!
Ayamari Ayamari 9 years
She's fabulous! I love her!
wowjules wowjules 9 years
She is so beautiful and talented! She has become such a young lady!
enpointe5987 enpointe5987 9 years
I would believe her message more if she hadn't been a hardcore partier and drinker since she was 14.
jdepp_84 jdepp_84 9 years
She is all grown up :) she is so cute!
ALSW ALSW 9 years
She looks absolutely gorgeous here and I love the message she's spreading. Good for her!
briggs313 briggs313 9 years
such a cutie!!! So excited for the movie to open tomorrow :)
steen steen 9 years
I really hope she goes on to have a career beyond Harry Potter. I think she has a lot of potential to be something besides just another actress!
guineapiggin9 guineapiggin9 9 years
She is just so beautiful. She would make a great role model for girls today and she also seems so smart and friendly.
xmeghanx xmeghanx 9 years
so grown up so pretty
rachelface rachelface 9 years
My brother thinks she is so hot! He goes on about it all day. If he wasn't in Japan right now, I'm sure he would be first in line for HP just to see Emma.
HistoryGeek913 HistoryGeek913 9 years
I just love her. She (and Hermonie) are great role models for girls today.
katygirlthing katygirlthing 9 years
i love emma watson! and at the same time extremely jealous!! shes one of my role models
mh84 mh84 9 years
Beautiful pictures!
Cherryluv Cherryluv 9 years
I love her! Can't wait for the movie to come out tomorrow either! *WOOT!*
controlledspin controlledspin 9 years
She looks like Mena Suvari in that second pic.
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