Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Watch: Emma Watson stops a reporter mid-interview to help a sister out

emma watson.JPG

Emma Watson has made a name for herself as an intelligent and compassionate actor, striving to better the lives of women all over the world as UN Goodwill Ambassador for Women. And, in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, she’s given classic character Belle a seriously feminist makeover – complete with a career of her own, and a desire to help lift up her fellow townswomen to something better.

So perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised that when confronted by an opportunity to showcase some sisterhood solidarity, however small, Watson chose to do exactly that.


Read more: Emma Watson is here to define feminism for misogynists everywhere


The 26-year-old was appearing on Spanish film show Pool Fiction along with Beauty and the Beast co-star Dan Stevens when noticed that Clara, the journalist interviewing them, had an inky smudge on her chin.

“I'm so sorry, can I stop you?” interjected an apologetic Watson. “I'm so sorry. You would do this for me, I would do this for you… you've got pen on your chin, and you're going to be so sad when you see this.”

"You would do this for me, I would do this for you"

"You would do this for me, I would do this for you"

Standing up, Watson leaned over to wipe away the offending inky mark – and then called over her own make-up artist and offering Clara a dash of concealer.

“I have to do this for you. I know what it's like to have something on your face,” she said, clearly speaking from experience.

Watch the moment for yourself below:

— IM LAUGHING SO HARD AT THIS WHY IS SHE LIKE THIS I CANT DEAL WITH HER 😂 @EmmaWatson #EmmaWatson

A post shared by Emma Watson News 🥀 (@emmacwatsons) on

“I’m red right now, yes?” asked Clara. “This is the best moment of my trip, I have to say.”

Stevens, who was watching the scene unfurl with amusement, quipped: “The day Emma Watson did my make-up.”


Read more: Emma Watson convinced Disney to give Beauty and the Beast a feminist twist


It was something of a timely incident, as Katy Perry recently took to Instagram to berate her friends for letting her walk the red carpet with food in her teeth.

Sharing a zoomed-in photo of her smile, Perry wrote: “Currently taking applications for real friends who aren’t afraid to tell me there’s quinoa in my teeth.”

To be honest, if she hadn’t pointed it out herself, we definitely wouldn’t have noticed… Ahem.

Images: Instagram / Rex Pictures

Related

emma watson feminist.jpg

Emma Watson is here to define feminism for misogynists everywhere

beauty and the beast original story.jpg

The original story of Beauty and the Beast is not a happy one

rexfeatures_8437121h.jpg

Emma Watson has a good reason for never talking about her love life

More

The best A-list Instagrams from the weekend

From Ella Eyre’s autumnal spirit to Serena Williams’ mother-daughter selfie

by Nicola Colyer
16 Oct 2017

Nigella Lawson reveals why red is the ultimate foodie colour

As she tracks her gastronomic love affair with all things crimson

by Kayleigh Dray
16 Oct 2017

Big Bang Theory star faces fierce criticism for Harvey Weinstein op-ed

“I have almost no personal experience with men asking me to meetings in their hotel rooms”

by Moya Crockett
16 Oct 2017

Kate Hudson’s brilliant comment in response to seeking male approval

She might even bring back the Mullet

by Susan Devaney
16 Oct 2017

Kate Winslet defied boss when she left Weinstein out of Oscars speech

“I remember being told, ‘Make sure you thank Harvey if you win’”

by Kayleigh Dray
16 Oct 2017

Evan Rachel Wood wants you to know why she hasn’t named her rapists

Everyone needs to watch this powerful and emotional video message

by Kayleigh Dray
16 Oct 2017

James Corden apologises for those “offensive” Harvey Weinstein jokes

After Rose McGowan furiously dubbed him a “f**king piglet” for making light of the scandal

by Kayleigh Dray
16 Oct 2017

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas confirm engagement with in-sync posts

But don’t worry, GoT fans: Maisie Williams is still the big love of Turner’s life!

by Kayleigh Dray
16 Oct 2017

The best A-list Instagrams from the week so far

From Kristen Bell’s magical find to Ariana Grande’s touching tribute

by Nicola Colyer
13 Oct 2017

JK Rowling nails the huge problem with this viral sexual assault tweet

Twitter has applauded the Harry Potter author for this expert takedown

by Kayleigh Dray
13 Oct 2017