Published On: Fri, Dec 4th, 2015

I’m my most authentic self : Emma Watson



The British actress, model and activist Emma Watson told that she doesn’t desire to make her private or personal life away from the public life and her plan is to only be herself.

She further stated that “I’m my much genuine self. I don’t wish for there to be a huge division between the public and the private life. It’s absolutely the difficult path to walk but without a hesitation, in the end the most rewarding”.

She added by saying that “It appears akin to a ludicrous thing to tell, but I’m very attentive in the truth and searching for ways to be untidy, uncertain, faulty, hard to believe, great and my fullest self, all wrapped into one. When you watch the work of someone like actor Emma Thompson, you feel akin to you’re seeing something true, and I aim to be that”.

Emma Watson is inspired by Emma Thompson who is a British actress, comedienne, and writer. She was quoted as one of the greatest British actresses of her age group; she is also recognized for her depictions of silent women in period dramas.

Watson has spent a lot of time of her childhood working on her Harry Potter character, Hermione Granger. Watson did not find to point out who she, in fact, was so far.

“I have spent more than half of my life imagining being someone else. Whereas my age group were dying their hair and figuring out who they were, I was figuring out who Hermione was and how finest to represent her,” she described to Porter Magazine.

“Yet at 25, for the initial time in my life, I feel like I have a sense of self that I’m contented with. I, in fact, do have things that I desire to tell and I desire to be my most authentic self,” Watson stated.


About the Author

Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.