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‘Beauty and the Beast’ Emma Watson Finds Real-Life ‘Knight’ in Shining Armor; Know About Him Here


Aside from the announcement of the new “Harry Potter” book, the Internet is abuzz with the latest news that “Beauty and the Beast” and “Harry Potter” star Emma Watson is in a relationship with a non-showbiz guy.

After her split from ex-boyfriend Matthew Janney, Watson found her real life knight in William Knight, 35, though he goes by his middle name, Mack.

Describing himself online as a “Tech/entrepreneurship enthusiast,” Knight, is currently a senior manager at Medallia, a Palo Alto-based tech company which provides software for other companies to manage their customer support, according to his LinkedIn profile.

According to The Sun, the “Beauty and the Beast actress spent a weeklong romantic getaway with Knight, relaxing at popular vacation spot Big Sur, in California.

The lovebirds, took full advantage of the amenities, going on scenic hikes and soaking up the sunshine at luxurious hotel Post Ranch Inn. According to Yahoo’s source, the couple was spotted enjoying a pizza together.

According to People, the two have been together for 5 months now where the duo was first spotted together back in October taking in the Broadway musical “Hamilton.”

Knight has got the Ivy Leagues in common with Watson. The actress graduated from Brown while Knight received his from Princeton in 2003 in ecology and evolutionary biology. He followed that up with an MBA from Columbia in 2011.

Knight has a twin brother, Robert Tyson Knight, who also goes by his middle name. They grew up on Long Island and attended Princeton together, where Mack was a member of the University Cottage Club.

Currently, the 25-year-old actress is wrapping up her highly-anticipated performance as Belle in the live-action “Beauty and the Beast”) as well being the world’s modern feminist icons (selling her clothes for charity) with her feminist book club that she just launched on Goodreads.

Watson and her reps have yet to comment on her supposed new relationship.

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