Guess what? Turns out the kids at Brown University didn’t say lame things like “Ten points for Gryffindor” when “Harry Potter” starlet Emma Watson answered a question in class. Three cheers for kids not being jerks!
Watson, who recently announced she was taking a semester off from her studies at Brown, has had enough of the bullying rumors and decided to address the issue on her blog. She posted this message on Friday, Apr. 29:
I felt the need to let you all know the reason I took a semester off
from Brown had nothing to do with bullying as the media have been
suggesting recently. I have never been bullied in my life and certainly
never at Brown. This ’10 points to Gryffindor’ incident never even
happened. I feel the need to say this because accusing Brown students
of something as serious as bullying and this causing me to leave seems
Please don’t try and speculate about what I might do in September –
no one can possibly know because I don’t even know yet! Like my other
fellow Brown students I am trying to figure out my third year and
whether or not I will spend it abroad (this is common).
I hope you all liked the new Harry Potter trailer. I am off to Pittsbugh soon to start “The Perks of being a Wallflower.”
I’ve just got back from hanging out with Stephen Chobosky (the director
and writer), Logan and Ezra (the two other principal actors) and I
already know this is going to be an incredible experience. I feel very
Hope you are all doing good.
Love Emma xx.”
So there you have it, Watson fans. No need to go all Death Eater on those bullies at Brown.