Jill Layton
February 28, 2017 2:38 pm

There are many things Emma Watson will publicly discuss with no hesitation. She’ll happily talk about feminism, Harry Potter, her role in Beauty and the Beast, and how much she enjoys reading. But you’ll never hear Watson talk about her boyfriend, because that’s just not her style.

She chooses to keep her private life private, and her reasoning makes so much sense. In a new interview with Vanity Fair, the actress explained her purpose in keeping details about her boyfriend under wraps. And we completely admire her consistency.

Watson’s boyfriend is reportedly tech entrepreneur William “Mack” Knight, and they’ve been photographed together on numerous occasions over the past year. She doesn’t talk about him because he’s not in the entertainment world, and she wants to protect him and keep their relationship as normal as possible.

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Watson has clearly done a very good job of keeping her potential partner out of the spotlight, because most people didn’t even realize she was dating anyone. But she is, and she seems really happy. And of course, we couldn’t be happier for her.

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