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Emma Watson And Malala Hung Out, And It Was Exactly As Awesome As You'd Imagine

Dreams really do come true.

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ATTENTION, WORLD. The most perfect of all meetings has occurred and, unsurprisingly, it was goddamn perfect.

U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador (and renowned badass) Emma Watson interviewed Nobel Prize laureate (also a renowned badass) Malala Yousafzai at the Into Film Festival yesterday.
Via Facebook: emmawatson

U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador (and renowned badass) Emma Watson interviewed Nobel Prize laureate (also a renowned badass) Malala Yousafzai at the Into Film Festival yesterday.

The two women discussed Yousafzai's life, advocacy, and the documentary He Named Me Malala.

"Today I met Malala. She was giving, utterly graceful, compelling and intelligent," Watson said in a Facebook post. "That might sound obvious but I was struck by this even more in person. She has the strength of her convictions coupled with the kind of determination I rarely encounter... And it doesn't seem to have been diminished by the success she has already had."
Via Facebook: emmawatson

"Today I met Malala. She was giving, utterly graceful, compelling and intelligent," Watson said in a Facebook post. "That might sound obvious but I was struck by this even more in person. She has the strength of her convictions coupled with the kind of determination I rarely encounter... And it doesn't seem to have been diminished by the success she has already had."

Watson initially wanted to ask Yousafzai if she identified as a feminist, but decided to take the question out of her list a day before the interview.

During their conversation, though, Yousafzai identified herself as a feminist, which Watson described as "the most profound moment of the interview".

Emma Watson wrote on her Facebook page:

Maybe feminist isn't the easiest word to use... But she did it ANYWAY. I think this gesture is so emblematic of what Malala and I went on to discuss. I've spoken before on what a controversial word feminism is currently. More recently, I am learning what a factionalised movement it is too. We are all moving towards the same goal. Let's not make it scary to say you're a feminist. I want to make it a welcoming and inclusive movement. Let's join our hands and move together so we can make real change. Malala and I are pretty serious about it but we need you.

Since being posted 10 hours ago, the post has been shared over 23,000 times, and has received overwhelmingly positive responses.

🙌 FEMINIST HEARTS REJOICE 🙌