Credit: Dave Hogan/Getty Images Photo: Emma Watson

Harry Potter franchise star Emma Watson receives mostly positive attention from the media in her post-Harry career, but there was a time when she had to weather a storm of greater heft than Voldemort: the implications of her pixie haircut.

Emma tells The Independent, "I had journalists asking me if this meant I was coming out, if I was a lesbian now."

Like so many stars before her who caused global outrage due to a shorter ‘do (Jennifer Aniston’s decision to chop off “The Rachel”; Felicity’s infamous haircut debacle), Emma says that she was fully aware of all the criticism.

Sounding far more mature than her 21 years, she simply rolls her eyes these days and takes ownership of her independent aesthetic: “All I can do is follow my instincts, because I'll never please everyone."

Emma, just like Hermione, is one whip-smart young lady.

Source: The Independent

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