Emma would like some ‘pep talk’ from Michelle
Hollywood star Emma Watson (below) says that former US First Lady Michelle Obama (right) would be her dream house guest because she could give her a “pep talk.”
The 26-year-old British actor thinks the 53-yearold could give her some great advice. “Just for a quick chat, a quick pep talk. That would be great,” says Watson, who is one of the ambassadors for the United Nation’s HeForShe outreach movement.
Meanwhile, talking about why she believes her character of Hermione Granger is a strong feminist one in the Harry Potter films, Watson says: “Hermione was that perfect example of turning on its head this initial prejudice that she gets. She finds a way to wield her intelligence and become really the leader in this group of two other boys and that’s kind of the role that she assumes.” The actor added: “Harry is much more intuitive. Ron is just along for the ride. Hermione is the one with the plan. She’s in control. I think somehow that gave other women permission to feel that they were allowed to take up space. What is so fundamentally beautiful about Hermione is her loyalty to that group of friends. She’s really the glue that keeps that