Last Updated on 01/14/2022 by てんしょく飯
Emma Watson, who plays Hermione in “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts,” a special program commemorating the 20th anniversary of the release of “Harry Potter and the Wise Master’s Black Magic,” commented on the controversy surrounding her first love for Tom Felton, who plays Malfoy in the show.
Emma Watson reflects on her first love for Tom Felton in the Harry Potter 20th anniversary special.
The special program “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts” was released on January 1, 2022 on HBO Max in the U.S. and on January 8 here in Japan on U-Next, and has become a big topic among fans. This program commemorated the 20th anniversary of the release of the first film in the series, “Harry Potter and the Wise Master’s Tale” in 2001, and featured all the main cast members and directors from the series.
As the cast members reminisced about their memories of the movie, they also talked about their love lives, having spent most of their youth with the movie. Among them, Emma Watson (31), who played Hermione, revealed that Tom Felton (34), who played Malfoy, was her first love.
Emma, who has been saying for a long time that Tom, with whom she is still very close in private, was her first love, confessed in the program the moment she fell in love with him. After falling in love with Tom, she began to look forward to seeing him on the set every day, saying, “I used to check my calendar every day to see if his number was there. She revealed the sweet and sour episode that she started to look forward to seeing him every day on the set after she fell in love with Tom.
Emma Watson commented on the topic of her first love for Tom Felton.
She said that Tom, who is three years older than her, saw her as “like a little sister”. We love each other, that’s all I can say,” she said, stressing that although they care for each other, their relationship has never been romantic.
In 2019, Tom personally hosted a reunion to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the Harry Potter series, which Emma of course attended. In 2019, Tom personally hosted a reunion for the series’ 19th anniversary, which Emma attended.
She recalled that when the idea of a 20th anniversary special came up, “Tom had organized the ’19th Anniversary Reunion’ and created the opportunity, so the 20th anniversary celebration was definitely on my mind, and I was really excited about it!
In the same interview, Emma was asked about her first love for Tom being a big topic of conversation among her fans, and she answered with a laugh, “We talk about it almost every week, and I think it’s wonderful. We talk about it almost every week, and I think it’s wonderful,” he replied with a laugh, revealing that he and Tom themselves have talked about their memories being talked about.