Emma Watson: People Asked If I Was a Lesbian After Cutting Off My Hair

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Emma Watson’s decision to cut off her long locks after she finished filming the final Harry Potter movies sparked some peculiar responses.

The actress reveals in a new interview that her pixie hairdo caused many to speculate that she was making a statement about her sexuality.

“I had journalists asking me if this meant I was coming out, if I was a lesbian now,” Watson tells The Independent.

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She adds, “That haircut did make me realize how subjective everyone’s opinion is. Some people were crazy for it and some people just thought I’d lost my s**t.”

The experience ended up teaching Watson a valuable lesson.

“All I can do is follow my instincts,” she says, “because I’ll never please everyone.”

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