November 14, 2014

Mentions of Emma Watson in the media [Week November 10-15]

13 Novembre

Emma's friend Sophie, working as an entertainer in the Philipines, mentions her to a Filipino newspaper (this is a combination between Google translation and my own corrections/understanding)

Sophie is close friend with the British actress and Hollywood star Emma Watson, who is known for her role as Hermione in the Harry Potter film series.

So naturally Sophie told her famous friend her experience here in the Philippines.
"She does not know much about it or anything ..." she said regarding the Philippines"I think if she can find time, then she'll definitely come up to visit, for sure. I was just saying how beautiful and how friendly [the Filipinos]. I know she'll love it. "
How did she communicate with Emma and how did she tell the story about the Philippines?
"I said I've been traveling, wishing you'd seen about the show. And I Skyped from here and everything, and I was like, 'We have to get out there. It's super relaxing, the people are really kind and you'll love the food and the beaches are like no other. They really are beautiful . '"
PEP prod question: Is Emma a childhood friend?
Sophie's response, "We went to school together, [back] from about 12 [years old]."
What would she tell Emma about the Philippines when they'll speak again, especially now she has the experience of going around the different areas of the country?
"I would say it's beautiful, magical, happy little space that has yet to be uncovered."
We also asked whether the model will bring Emma along for her next visit.
"I will try," she replied smiling.

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In a YouGov poll researching which celebrities offer the most positive and negative contributions to politics, 46 per cent voted Brand a damaging influence.

The poll showed Angelina Jolie is perceived as making the most positive impact on politics in her role as UN Special Envoy, with Bob Geldof coming second. The Boomtown Rats singer has this week announced the re-release of “Do They Know it's Christmas” with Band Aid, 30 years after it first hit the charts.

Emma Watson and Eddie Izzard also scored highly with 16 and 18 per cent respectively.

Watson launched he UN’s #HeForShe campaign in September, with a powerful speech urging men to join the battle for gender inequality, while Izzard - who has said that he would give up comedy for politics - has declared that he will run for Mayor of London in 2020. 

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Emma Watson did Hermione proud during her studies at Brown.

This spring, the 'Harry Potter' actress walked across the commencement stage at Brown University, where she earned a bachelor's in English literature. She also pursued studies at Oxford University during her Ivy years, and took a year off in 2011 to film.

This year, Watson was appointed UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, and gave an impassioned speech about women's rights.

14 Novembre

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Emma Watson rallies boys and men to fight for women's rights.

Emma Watson, 24, did Hermione Granger proud this year. The former 'Harry Potter' child actress and now UN Women Goodwill Ambassador gave a speech at the United Nations this fall about how she saw feminism in our society -- and why it was an issue for men, too.

Her speech helped launch the 'HeForShe ' campaign, which aims to rally a billion men and boys as advocates for ending gender inequality. And in the past few months, Watson used Twitter to denounce a politician in Turkey and to respond to the gender politics of the celebrity nude photo hack.

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