— Emma Watson (@EmWatson) May 25, 2014
Emma Watson, aka Hermione Granger from Harry Potter if you’re into wizards and the Alexis Neiers character from The Bling Ring if you’re into Bebe shoe justice, posted this picture of herself in her cap and gown to Twitter to show that after 5 years, she finally graduated from Brown University on Sunday with a degree in English Literature. Emma got in to Brown in 2009, but took a break to promote Harry Potter 8, and recently told Elle that most people doubted she’d actually finish school, since school is for fools when you’re making those delicious Hollywood dollars. But since she’s more Hermione than Alexis, she chose to be smart:
“I kept saying, ‘I don’t care.’ This is what I want. And graduating will, for me, be really symbolic of all of that. I will be there. And I will be throwing a huge party. And getting very drunk.”
Since the only book-to-film that matters in my life is Mommie Dearest (sunglasses please), I’ve never seen a single Harry Potter movie. However, I am aware that getting paid to wave magical wands around for 8 movies have made those wizard chirruns richer than Jesus and Simon Cowell’s left titty pup and if they really wanted to, they could blow their money on coke and jet-skis and a monkey butler and coke. So it warms my heart to see a former child star grow up and invest their money in an education, even if a degree in English Literature is about as useful as an expired Subway sub club card, but whatever. Congratulations on not going Lohan with your life, Emma!