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    Evanna Lynch Suggested That Emma Watson And Tom Felton Might Have Crushed On Each Other While Filming "Harry Potter"

    "I missed all the drama!"

    You know Evanna Lynch from the Harry Potter film series — she played Luna Lovegood.

    Evanna Lynch brandishes her wand as Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
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    In a recent interview with Us Weekly, Lynch suggested that — you're gonna want to sit down for this one — Harry Potter stars Tom Felton and Emma Watson were crushing on each other at one point while filming the series of movies.

    Tom Felton and Jamie Waylett hold Matthew Lewis and Emma Watson hostage in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
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    Lynch explained that when she joined the franchise circa Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, she got the sense that "exciting things had happened in the last movie, and I just missed it" regarding Watson and Felton's interactions.

    Evanna Lynch stands on a stairwell in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part Two
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    “[I joined when] everyone had kind of grown out of their crushes and they were moving on to, like, people in the outside world. And I felt that like, damn, I missed all the drama!"

    Watson points her wand at Felton in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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    "It was so fun[,] the last film, according to some stories," she continued. "But no, by the time I got there, they were all mature, and those hormones were calming down.”

    The cast of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets brandishes their brooms
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    Lynch qualified her claims by mentioning that she'd "never have the nerve" to ask either of them about the details of the alleged crush itself: “They’re both such charismatic and gorgeous people. It’s hard to see how they wouldn’t [have a crush on each other], but I don’t know."

    As Us Weekly also points out, Watson has gestured toward this possibility in the past. In 2011, she reportedly told Seventeen that she had a "huge crush" on Felton during the filming of the first two Harry Potter movies.

    Watson puts her chin in her hand in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
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    "He was my first crush…he totally knows," she recalled. "We talked about it — we still laugh about it. We are really good friends now, and that’s cool.”

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    Harry Potter star Rupert Grint also commented on the crush between the two in an interview with Entertainment Tonight back in 2019: “There was always something. There was a little bit of a spark. But we were kids. It was like any kind of playground romance."

    Of course, we know that Felton and Watson — and the whole cast, too — have remained friends ever since, and we couldn't be more thankful for it.

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