Daniel Radcliffe admits: ‘I’m bad at dating’

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  • The Harry Potter star describes himself as terrible at dating and an awkward kisser, but we don't believe him for a second!

    You’d think that Daniel Radcliffe would have no trouble charming the ladies with his mega-stardom and fortune, but the Harry Potter star has admitted that he’s terrible at dating, not to mention an awkward kisser.

    Luckily for him, he managed to work his magic for girlfriend Rosie Coker.


    In a recent interview with Sunday’s Parade magazine, Radcliffe revealed: ‘I hated dating, because I’m crap at it!

    ‘With Rosie, I didn’t know what was appropriate, like on which date you’re supposed to try and kiss her.’

    Before eventually wooing Rosie Coker, a production assistant on Harry Potter, the 22-year-old admitted he made a kissing blunder on their second date. He said: ‘I went to kiss Rosie and at the last minute lost my nerve and ended up kissing her neck, which is a very intimate place to kiss somebody on the second date.

    ‘I texted her afterwards, saying “I’m sorry. What I just did probably seems very odd to you.” Fortunately, she just found it really funny.’

    Luckily for Dan, it seems Rosie saw past the dating mishap, and the pair have now been dating for a year, after first meeting on set of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

    ‘When Rosie’s here, every day seems better,’ Radcliffe gushed. ‘Ultimately, I think, it comes down to that – having somebody in your life who makes you happier than you thought you could be.’

    Radcliffe, who recently ended a stint on Broadway and will next star in the film adaptation of The Woman in Black, says he’s tested Rosie’s patience over the last twelve months.

    ‘There are lots of times when I’m a very good boyfriend, but there are times when I’m useless,’ he says.

    ‘I mean, I’m a mess around the house. I talk nonstop. I become obsessed with things (fantasy football, most recently). And she listens to it, and she loves me for my oddness, my awkwardness – all of those things that I hate about myself.’

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