Was Emma Watson Bullied at Brown University?
Was Harry Potter star Emma Watson bullied so much she had to drop out of her Ivy League college?
The 21-year-old star has left prestigious Brown University, posting this announcement on her blog: "I've decided to take a bit of time off to completely finish my work on Harry Potter, and to focus on my other professional and acting projects."
But a source tells the New York Daily News that fellow students heckling her in class may have led Watson to drop out.
New York Daily News Sr. Columnist Carson Griffith told INSIDE EDITION, "Emma Watson never shied away from answering questions in class and she is a very smart girl. When she would answer a question correctly, another student would heckle her with a line from Harry Potter. An example that our source gave us that was used often was, 'Three points for Gryffindor!' "
The mockery from the other students came straight from the Harry Potter blockbuster movies.
Watson, a sophomore, was also reportedly heckled as she sat in the stands at the big Harvard vs. Brown football game last fall.
So where will Emma Watson finish her college degree? She was spotted at New York University, checking out the campus in lower Manhattan.
Today, Watson is denying through her spokeswoman that she encountered any bullying at Brown.
"She has now decided to change University, but not for the bullying, as that is just completely untrue. She has just decided to continue with a different course," said her spokeswoman.