J.K. Rowling has admitted that as she wrote the Harry Potter books, she actually thought Harry and Hermione would have made a better couple.
“I wrote the Hermione/Ron relationship as a form of wish fulfillment,” she told Emma Watson, who was interviewing her for the Sunday Times. “That’s how it was conceived, really. 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.”
We can’t believe it!
JK says she stuck to her original plot line, but felt Harry and Hermione “were a better match”. Emma herself admitted that some fans had questioned the final coupling:
“I think there are fans out there who know that too and who wonder whether Ron would have really been able to make her happy.”
Well, we don’t care what JK says – we think Ron and Hermione were the better match.