Emma Watson may have been bested by Kristen Stewart and fellow Brits Robert Pattinson and Tom Felton at the MTV Movie Awards, but "The Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2" star said she saw the best-kiss snub coming — and revealed that she can be insecure when it comes to dating because of her fame.
"I mean, I was really up against it. Kristen had two kisses, and Mila Kunis and Natalie Portman making out," Watson told MTV News. "I mean, I couldn't really compete!"
Though "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 1" was the third most-nominated film after "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" and "Inception," chances that the wizarding franchise would beat the vampire juggernaut were slim. Maybe that's why the 21-year-old face of Lancome hit the award show sans costars Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint?
However, she brought a sneak peak of the film instead, and Potter fans have already vowed to beat the Twi-hards next year. Watch the trailer below.
After presenting the clip, wearing a curve-hugging little white dress by Marchesa and revealing that Hermione Granger does in fact have a booty, the actress slipped backstage and missed one of the most talked-about moments of the night: Pattinson and Taylor Lautner's lip-lock following the announcement of best kiss.
"I was like, 'Damn!' " Watson said. "I was still backstage, so I missed it. But, I mean, yeah, good on them!"
But the actress, nominated for her own lip-lock with Radcliffe, has admitted that she worries when she doesn't get action off-screen.
"I ask my friends, ''Why hasn't X called me? Why doesn't anyone ever pursue me?'" she told the Sunday Times' Style Magazine. "My friends tell me, 'Probably because they're intimidated.' It must be the fame wall. It must be the circus that goes around me."
The currently single star, who has previously dated financier Jay Barrymore and male model George Craig, chalks up her unlucky-in-love track record to her personality.
"I'm this very weird mix. In some senses, I feel as if I'm 100 years old. In others, I still feel incredibly young, very naive and as if I haven't seen much of the world at all."
Poor, sweet Emma. Maybe she should consider taking that mini-dress for another spin?
— Nardine Saad
Photo: Emma Watson at the MTV Movie Awards. Credit: Mario Anzuoni / Reuters.