How did we not know about Rupert Grint’s famous girlfriend?

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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows may have come out over a decade ago, but that doesn’t mean that we’ve moved on from the wizarding world of Harry Potter.

    In fact, us millennials are probably still as hooked as we were when the series was actually still going.

    Too many of us own wands, chocolate frogs and clothes emblazoned with our Hogwarts House crest (we’re ALL Gryffindor, OK?) and we can all admit to having debated HP theories deep into the night.

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    It’s hard therefore to remember that the actors have their own lives. Harry and Ginny don’t have a child called Albus Severus in real life, Moaning Myrtle isn’t really a ghost, and as much as we want it to be true, Ron and Hermione aren’t actually an item.

    This was brought to our attention this week, as it emerged that Rupert Grint has been dating a famous actress for seven years. Spoiler alert – it’s not Emma Watson.

    Who is it? Georgia Groome.

    Yes, Ron from Harry Potter is going out with Georgia from Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging – and we can’t believe it.

    ‘I was today years old when I found out Georgia from Angus, thongs and perfect snogging has been going out with Ron Weasley since 2011????’, one fan, Lydia Wood, posted to Twitter.

    But she wasn’t alone, with the tweet getting over 21,000 likes and 5,000 retweets.

    So it turns out no one knew!

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