Emma Watson Praises Douglas Booth For UN Gender Equality Speech

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Emma Watson praised actor Douglas Booth for a speech he gave on Wednesday for UN Women, the UN entity for gender equality and women's empowerment.


Watson told Booth on Twitter that she's "very proud" to call him her friend.



The speech was part of the HeForShe GetFree University Tour at the London School of Economics. Booth urged students to get involved with HeForShe movement and "take action toward gender equality."

You can watch the key remarks here:


Emma Watson recently made headlines for speaking up about sexism in Hollywood. She also talked about how men can be feminists and how women are "just as guilty of discriminating against women."

Watson has also worked with the UN on the issue of gender equality.