Not Emma Watson, Another Harry Potter Actress Doesn’t “Give a f**k” if You Think She’s Weird: “Can’t put your self-esteem in the hands of strangers”

Emma Watson and Helena Bonham Carter Embrace Unbothered Attitude Towards Opinions

Not Emma Watson, Another Harry Potter Actress Doesn’t “Give a f**k” if You Think She’s Weird: “Can’t put your self-esteem in the hands of strangers”


  • Emma Watson and Helena Bonham Carter, both associated with Harry Potter, share a similar ideology of not being bothered by others' opinions.
  • Emma encourages young girls to be themselves, while Helena defends her eccentric image and advises against relying on strangers' validation.
  • Both actresses promote the importance of self-esteem and not letting others' opinions affect one's sense of self.

Not just JK Rowling, but every woman associated with the Harry Potter franchise has a swag of their own. Previously after Emma Watson shared her comments on not being bothered by other people’s opinions, another of her co-stars appeared to have a similar ideology. 

Emma Watson
Emma Watson

Well, it’s none other than the renowned English actress Helena Bonham Carter. The actress who played Bellatrix Lestrange in the Harry Potter films claimed to be unfazed by what strangers thought of her. Having an eccentric image, Carter shared her words of wisdom with teenage girls. 

Also read: “Her diction is this side of Albania”: Alan Rickman Had an Insulting Remark About Emma Watson While Working With Her in Harry Potter

Emma Watson’s Co-star Couldn’t Care Less About Stranger’s Opinion 

The actresses associated with the Harry Potter franchise have been known for their bold comments and fierceness in the entertainment industry. Popularly known for her role as Hermione Granger in the $9.5B franchise, Emma Watson made headlines for her striking comments as shared by Inc

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Don’t let anyone tell you what you can and can’t do or achieve. Do what you want to do and be who you want to be. Just encourage and include each other, don’t ostracize the gender in front of you.” 

Emma Watson at the UN
Emma Watson at the UN

Following her comments, recently another of Emma Watson‘s Harry Potter co-stars appeared turning heads for her unfazed attitude toward other people’s opinions. It’s none other than Helena Bonham Carter, who reflected upon her eccentric image and mentioned being nonchalant about stranger’s opinions of her. 

Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter doesn’t care about people’s opinions

Often making headlines for her love life, Helena Bonham Carter who played Bellatrix Lestrange in the Harry Potter movies finally addressed the gossip about her. Being in several relationships and going through different phases of life, the actress mentioned why she doesn’t care anymore about people’s notions about her. 

Also read: Emma Watson’s Boyfriend List: Harry Potter Star Reveals Why She Doesn’t Often Date Famous Celebrities


Helena Bonham Carter Defends Her Eccentric Image With Wisdom

Speaking with Mirror UK, Helena Bonham Carter reflected upon her past relationships and shared her words of wisdom with her young fans. Discussing how she asks her handwriting expert, her family, and the nannies to assess potential boyfriends for her based on their writing skills, Carter recalled her romantic relationships. 

Helena Bonham Carter and Tim Burton
Helena Bonham Carter and Tim Burton

I check potential partners with my graphologist, my aunt, and the nannies. People who are in your home – they know. The writing was literally on the wall for one of them.” 

Being in a relationship with actor Kenneth Branagh in 1994, and romantically associating with Tim Burton from 2001 to 2014, Helena Bonham Carter defended her eccentric image during the interview. Being totally in love with herself, the actress shared an important message with teenage girls. 

Helena Bonham Carter
Bonham Carter gave her advice to teenage girls

It is important to not give a f**k about these things. You cannot afford to put your self-esteem in the hands of strangers, which is what so many teenagers are doing with Instagram.”

So eventually, it’s not just Emma Watson who is totally unbothered by other people’s opinions, but even Helena Bonham Carter joined her in promoting the same ideology. 

Read more: “It is easy to be blinded by your own desire”: Emma Watson’s Co-Star Felt Blindsided After Marvel Director Slept With Another Famous Harry Potter Actress

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