Watch as Emma Watson and Lin-Manuel Miranda Lay Down a Feminist Freestyle
Just before they sort Hamilton and Burr into houses. Because MAGIC IS REAL.
In an awesome video interview for the UN Women’s campaign HeForShe, Emma Watson talks to Lin-Manuel Miranda about feminism…by beatboxing to his freestyle verse!
But it isn’t enough that Watson is putting so much of herself into the fight for gender equality, and it isn’t enough that Miranda didn’t hesitate to say “Yes” when Watson asked him if he is a feminist. And it isn’t even enough that Watson agreed to beatbox!
The thing that really makes these two the cinnamon roll-iest is that they, very seriously, had a conversation about sorting the characters in Hamilton into Hogwarts houses. In true Hermione fashion, Watson came very prepared.
If this doesn’t make your day, make you want to listen to Hamilton, or make you want to become more active in the fight for gender equality, I don’t know how else I can help you.
Also, I hate to disagree with Hermione…but Hamilton is totally Slytherin, at least personality-wise. Slytherin is about all about ambition, and Hamilton has that in spades. Then again…he might not be pure-blood enough for Slytherin on any level.
I’ll leave that debate up to the rest of you!
(via Nerdist, image via screencap)
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