It's fair to think of her as one of the bookish glitterati, a Hollywood star with strong literary ties.
But to be clear, that does not include gray ties.
In the wildly popular erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey," attractive billionaire Christian Grey uses a gray tie in his sexual games with innocent college student Anastasia Steele. With a film adaptation of the book in the works, and Watson's track record of taking on literary projects, some people have been thinking that the fresh-faced "Harry Potter" veteran might be a perfect fit for Anastasia.
Those people do not include Watson.
Watson took to
Watson's fans are with her: The tweet has been retweeted more than 38,000 times. Some responses are supportive, like @IBreathePotter: "YOU ARE THE BEST ROLE MODEL IN THE WORLD! Thank you so, so much! You are everything, you are amazing. Thank you." Others have an edge: @Apocalypse2001: "please don't. It'll ruin your career/image. Like a certain other female actor had her image destroyed with that twilight garbage."
Still others appeal to her literary side. For example, @Rebekahdg: "If ever you do a film involving BDSM, I'd hope it would be The Story of O, and directed by someone like
So, the role of Anastasia Steele remains open. For now.