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  • - Little ones! - Would you like two more?

  • Yeah, oh my god, I want them all (laughs).

  • Hi little guy.

  • Hello.

  • I'm dying, I can't even concentrate on what you're saying.

  • The Kitten Interview

  • We had fans submit questions they've wanted to ask Emma...

  • And gave her a bunch of tiny kittens to play with.

  • I'm here with BuzzFeed, I'm playing with tiny cute kittens.

  • My day is made.

  • Did you take anything from the set of Beauty and The Beast as a souvenir?

  • We designed for Belle this ring that would sit on her little finger.

  • The costume designer saw that I had one which my mom had given to me, and she was like, can I design one for Belle?

  • Because Belle's mother dies when she's really young.

  • My mom is still alive and healthy and well, just as a side-note.

  • Anyway, I was really proud of the ring and thought it was so beautiful that I asked if I could keep one,

  • and they said I could.

  • Do you want to come down?

  • Is this a little high for you?

  • Oh no, you kind of want to stay.

  • Okay, you go here, you stay there, and you can come down here.

  • Did you change anything about the role of Belle from the original movie?

  • I just wanted to make sure that we stayed true to the original.

  • So when Kevin Kline was gonna make Maurice less kind of like the inventor,

  • and he wasn't gonna have that as his story anymore, I was like well could we use that for Belle?

  • And so we made Belle this inventor who invents this washing machine,

  • so that she can sit and read while it's doing her washing.

  • This one's chasing its own shadow, literally.

  • This is too much.

  • If you had a daughter, what would be the number one life lesson you'd want her to know?

  • I would want her to know that she is a force to be reckoned with,

  • and never to underestimate her own power.

  • Sometimes particularly young girls feel like their voice doesn't matter,

  • and what they have to say doesn't really matter and, I think I would want her to know that it does.

  • Oh, look at the rose petals, look.

  • Pretty rose petals.

  • Was there ever a time when you wanted to give up on something that was important to you?

  • So many times.

  • When people have told me that I can't do something,

  • it's gonna be too hard, or whatever else,

  • I try to use that as motivation.

  • Sometimes someone telling you that you won't be able to do something.

  • I'm like, oh you don't know what you just did.

  • Oh it's its shadow again.

  • Too cute.

  • What do you think happens after Belle and the Beast's wedding?

  • In my imagining, she opens the library that's in the castle,

  • and she turns it into a school, and a public library, which she runs.

  • I love that all of these guys are crazy and this one is just chill.

  • Do you think Belle and Hermione have anything in common?

  • Yes, they share the love of books.

  • Hermione and Belle are like perfect head and heart girls.

  • They have both.

  • They're super smart, but they also have this incredible empathy, and compassion,

  • and ability to see kind of beyond things, and be non-judgemental.

  • Do you have any fun behind-the-scenes stories from Beauty and The Beast?

  • When we completed the final dance at the end of the movie,

  • I had the sound guys play Happy,

  • and Kevin Kline started doing the conga, and like everyone joined in.

  • It was the most surreal thing I've ever seen.

  • Everyone in costume, in the Beauty and the Beast ballroom,

  • doing the conga.

  • What would you say is the biggest problem facing young women today?

  • We think that we live in a post-feminist society, and we do not.

  • So we're told we don't need feminism anymore,

  • that we have the vote, that like we're all good.

  • And I think actually that's incredibly disconcerting

  • because then, when young women move into the world and they realize,

  • oh why am I not being paid the same?

  • Why am I being treated differently?

  • And they start to blame themselves,

  • because they don't understand that they're part of a historic pattern,

  • they're part of a much larger system which is kind of working a little bit against them.

  • Um, no, I don't want it to be over!

  • Please don't let it be over.

  • I never want to leave, I only want to be interviewed by Buzzfeed from now on.

  • I'm really gonna struggle to say goodbye to this guy.

  • Massive shout-out to Best Friends Animal Society,

  • who save hundreds, and hundreds, and hundreds of kittens.

  • They make sure that these guys find a home.

  • This has been the highlight of my press tour,

  • without a doubt.

  • We're peaking right now.

  • There's nothing that's gonna top this.

- Little ones! - Would you like two more?

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Emma Watson Plays With Kittens (While Answering Fan Questions)

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    Colleen Jao posted on 2018/05/01
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