Emma Watson: I’m “Jealous” Of Actresses Who Weren’t Child Stars (PHOTOS)

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By Michael Lewittes


(Carter Smith for Elle)

Emma Watson opens up in the April issue of Elle about growing up in the public eye, fame and her upcoming movie Noah.

The actress talks about the importance of having a life outside of Hollywood, sharing, “I remember reading this thing that Elizabeth Taylor wrote. She had her first kiss in character. On a movie set. It really struck me. I don’t know how or why, but I had this sense that if I wasn’t really careful, that could be me: that my first kiss could be in somebody else’s clothes. And my experiences could all belong to someone else.”

Watson, who shot to fame as a child in Harry Potter, says she’s envious of fellow actresses who entered the movie business as adults.

She tells the magazine, “There are all these actresses who have emerged in the last year or two, and they get to emerge as this complete human being. And I’m so jealous!”

As for her new film Noah, Watson reveals, “It’s Shakespearean, what happens to this family when they’re put in this confined space for 40 days and 40 nights. It’s the end of the world—how these different human beings are dealing with the impact of that. Are humans good? Are we bad? All of these themes are epic.”

The issue hits newsstands on March 25.

Check out more photos from Watson’s Elle shoot below!

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