The INSIDER Summary:
• Emma Watson doesn’t take pictures with fans when she meets them on the street.
• She says they make it too easy for other people to track her down.
• “Harry Potter” fans tend to be more zealous than other fans.
• She sometimes makes exceptions for kids, and for people on the red carpet.
Emma Watson is one of the most famous women in the world. As the actress behind Hermione Granger in the “Harry Potter” movies and the forthcoming Belle in “Beauty and the Beast,” she has a massive fanbase.
When Watson meets fans on the street or at events, though, she turns down requests for selfies and photos.
“If someone takes a photograph of me and posts it, within two seconds they’ve created a marker of exactly where I am within 10 meters,” Watson told Vanity Fair. “They can see what I’m wearing and who I’m with. I just can’t give that tracking data.”
For some people, there are exceptions: “Children I don’t say no to, for example,” Watson said, because she’d “make someo..