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The level of questioning I was under, coming at such young age. People asking me, “What do you think of this? Who are you, who are you, who are you?” I felt so inadequate because I just didn’t have answers yet. I had so many friends who had a clear sense of self. Who knew that they liked certain things, like the smell of grass, or what their favorite color was. I envied those girls because I was so unsure of myself. I questioned everything. I was terrified by the level of interest in me. I spent most of my time trying to convince everyone I was incredibly boring because I needed privacy and a minute to figure myself out. — Happy 27th Birthday Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson! (April 15, 1990)

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Happy Birthday 27th Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson! (b. 15th April 1990)

“If you want to run for Prime Minister you can, if you don’t that’s wonderful too. Shave your armpits, don’t shave them, wear flats one day and heels the next. We want to empower women do exactly what they want.“

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Daniel Jacob Radcliffe / Born 23 July 1989 / English actor / “I’ve never been one of the cool people at school, but then again, I don’t get the people who are cool. It’s not that I don’t like them, it’s just that they don’t interest me.”

Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson / Born 15 April 1990 / British actress, model, and activist / “I don’t want other people to decide who I am. I want to decide that for myself.”

Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint / Born 24 August 1988 / English actor / “I don’t know if I’m good enough to have a long career. I’ve got a bit of an inferiority complex about my acting. My self-esteem is quite low.”

Thomas Andrew “Tom” Felton / Born 22 September 1987 / English actor / “I’m generally more and more in my comfort zone in the wild.”

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“I want to be a Renaissance woman. I want to paint, and I want to write, and I want to act, and I want to just do everything.”

happy twenty-seventh birthday, emma charlotte duerre watson!

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Happy 27th Birthday, Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson! (April 15, 1990)

Ignoring fame was my rebellion, in a funny way. I was insistent on being normal and doing normal things. It probably wasn’t advisable to go to college in America and room with a complete stranger. And it probably wasn’t wise to share a bathroom with eight other people in a coed dorm. Looking back, that was crazy.