During the Harry Potter 20th anniversary special in January 2022, Emma recalled being on-set with her childhood crush.
“I used to come in every day and look for his number on the call sheet, it was No. 7, and if his name was on the call sheet, it was an extra exciting day,” she said. “He was three years above me and so for him he was like, ‘You’re like my little sister.'”
Tom noted that he was “very protective” of Emma after learning about her feelings towards him while filming.
“Yeah, I’ve always had a soft spot for her and that continues to this day,” he shared. “There’s always been something that’s like, I don’t know, a kinship.”
And while the internet has made it very clear they would love to see their kinship turn into a relationship, it seems not even a love potion could change their platonic bond.
Keep reading to learn about the love lives of the Harry Potter stars.