“I wrote the Hermione/Ron relationship as a form of wish fulfillment,” she says. For reasons that have very little to do with literature and far more to do with me clinging to the plot as I first imagined it, Hermione ended up with Ron.” Predicting her fans’ responses, she added, “I know, I’m sorry.
In an even more practical sense, a married couple that does not enjoy each other physically is going to have a very hard time with the more mundane aspects of sharing a bathroom and a bed for sixty or more years. When asked if filming his new movie had made him more romantic he shrugged and said,“I was mildly romantic before and I’m probably the same amount now.”Just what every girl wants to hear. I can hear the rage and fury it might cause some fans, but if I’m absolutely honest, distance has given me perspective on that.After seven Harry Potter books and eight movies bumbling Ron Weasley finally got his girl and ended up in wedded bliss with uptight Hermione Grainger. Rowling herself caused a curfuffle when she admitted that she now regretted the pairing, saying,“If I'm absolutely honest, distance has given me perspective.Let's face it, we were never that convinced by the couple. It was a choice I made for very personal reasons, not for reasons of credibility.”Emma Watson stirred it up even more by agreeing."I think there are fans out there who wonder whether Ron would have really been able to make her (Hermione) happy."So what does the third side of the magical love triangle think?But would Harry Potter wave his wand and wish for a different ending for Harry, Ron and Hermione?