Emma Watson, the “Harry Potter” star, is having “imposter syndrome,” and that she doesn’t know any thing about her acting abilities. Read on to know more details.
Watson made her debut on the big-screen when she was just 11 years old in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” She has been appreciated a lot because of her acting, but she feels that she really doesn’t know how it all comes.
While talking to Vogue U.K., She said,”It’s something I’ve really wrestled with. I’ve gone back and I’ve quizzed my parents. When I was younger, I just did it. I just acted. It was just there…It was just something I did.”
It has already been a long journey of 14 years for Watson, 25, now in Hollywood, but she still wonders how to react when people praise her acting.
Watson, who is currently filming for the movie “Beauty and the Beast,”said that whenever she is recognized for her acting, she feels really uncomfortable and tend to turn in on herself, and also admitted that she then feels like an imposter.
Watson revealed that, when she was supposed to deliver speech at the U.N. headquarters on feminism in New York last September, she was terrified. But one of her friends advised her to just go through it. And she delivered the speech.
She also described how the speech and being the U.N. Women goodwill ambassador has helped her, giving a sense of purpose to her life and career.
Besides Watson, there have been other actresses also in the industry who have the “imposter syndrome.” It is just a psychological condition when people don’t believe their abilities or are able to accept their successes.
Meanwhile, Emma Watson appeared on the cover of the latest September issue of Vogue magazine. The focus is not only on how gorgeous she looks but also on the label of the ‘voice of a generation,’ that she has been bestowed upon.
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