Emma Watson is to QUIT acting to focus on… more pressing issues


It's pretty hard not to totally idolise Emma Watson. 

From her talent to her dedication to using her famous face for good causes, we think she is pretty amazing (even if she does make us feel a tad inadequate in our lives.) 

And now it seems that she is focusing on social issues as the 25-year-old has decided to take a break from acting in order to focus on her activism. 

The former Harry Potter actress is planning to take a year out from the film industry to focus on her role as an Ambassador for Women with the United Nations. 

"I'm taking a year away from acting to focus on two things, really. My own personal development is one. I know that you read a book a day. My own personal task is to read a book a week, and also to read a book a month as part of my book club," she told Paper Magazine. 

"I'm reading a lot this year, and I want to do a lot of listening. I want to listen to as many different women in the world as I can."

Emma's gender equality campaign with the UN will be a focal point of her acting sabbatical. 

"Our HeForShe IMPACT champions are ten CEOs who for the first time will be releasing to the media what their companies look like internally.

"Big companies like Vodafone, Unilever and Tupperware will be standing up to the media and really acknowledging the issues within their own companies and talking about how they are planning to address these issues as HeForShe IMPACT champions."

You go girl! 

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