Obama fever isn’t just for American citizens — it seems that “Harry Potter” star and England native Daniel Radcliffe, has definitely caught it. And, he’s willing to prove that he’s got the president’s back by inviting Sasha and Malia to hang out with him on the “Harry Potter” set.
“I’d like to take this opportunity to issue a public invitation to the Obamas that if their daughters would like a private tour of the ’Harry Potter’ set, I would be honored to be their personal tour guide,” he shared with the Daily Beast. Radcliffe begins filming the final installment of the franchise soon.
The actor, whose turn in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” will hit theaters in June, also revealed that as much as he appreciates tradition, he insists that the world is excited about the change that an Obama administration promises.
“I am so proud and happy for this country. He is everything the rest of the world liked about America and now likes again. He is both Martin Luther King and JFK,” he said. “He is a pioneer. He is a symbol of progress, which is what we dig about this country. What you love about England is all the old buildings and such — the traditions. I love that too. But this is what we want from you.”
Politics aside, a topic that is also on the tip of everyone’s tongue came up — “Twilight” star Robert Pattinson, who starred alongside Radcliffe in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.” “I don’t have his number, so haven’t spoken to him [about any advice]. But I can safely say that his insisting that girls would choose me over him, that they would not,” he said regarding Pattinson’s status as a teen idol. “That they do not. He is much prettier and can be much more charming. And he can do that thing of being sultry and sexy.”
He added, “Rob can just sort of stand there and look at something and start to smolder. And I just can’t do that.”
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