Emma Watson's Rumored Beau Has A Potter Connection

Another day another rumor about an alleged celebrity couple. Based on some pictures shared by E! News Tuesday, Emma Watson was spotted with Roberto Aguire, aka her "mystery man" before he was properly identified. The two were seen grabbing a bite to eat, which of course stirred up headlines and reports that the Harry Potter actress has a new beau. To be clear, neither has been confirmed or denied, but according to E! this is the first time Watson's been spotted with a "potential new love" since she and Matthew Janney broke up after almost a year together. Whatever the case, this likely has many Hermione Granger fans wondering who Watson's rumored new boyfriend is.

First off, I hate to be the bearer of bad news to those hoping Watson has found love, but there's a good chance she and Aguire are two friends hanging out. In a 2012 interview with JustJared, Aguire talked about being friends with Watson. Funnily enough, they have Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire to thank for their friendship. He said:

We actually met on the set of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. I was doing an internship in the special effects department at the time and one day we had a chance encounter that lead to us spending half a day together exchanging stories and dance moves. We never really lost touch after that and now she’s one of my best friends.
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There you have it: they are "best friends." Granted, that interview was in 2012, so maybe their friendship transformed into a romantic relationship. Whether they're just friends or not doesn't matter, because I'm here to discuss Aguire. So, let's get to it.

He's An Actor & Producer

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Aguire starred in Chris Colfer's Struck by Lightning (he also served as producer), was featured in NCIS: New Orleans, and acted alongside Robin Williams in 2014's Boulevard.

His Parents Inspire Him

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While chatting with JustJared, Aguire dished about his parents and how amazing they are. He said, "The two biggest influences in my life have been my parents. I think it’s rare that you choose a life in the arts and get parents who support you fully and unconditionally. But that’s a real testament to the amazing people that my parents are."

He Got Naked In Front Of Robin Williams

While filming Boulevard with Williams, Aguire's role required him to get naked. Despite having to strip in front of his idol and the late comedian, Aguire told Out magazine in 2015, "It was an experience that I’ll cherish for the rest of my life. He was so generous with everyone as an actor."

He Really Is Best Friends With Emma

I mean, I think this tweet says it all.

Who cares if Emma and Roberto are or aren't dating, because their friendship seems pretty amazing all on its own.