This IRL Harry Potter couple split up and now nothing is the same any more

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  • They looked like they were having the best time...

    Words – Natalia Lusinski

    Breakups are never easy, not to mention the: ‘Should we still be friends?’ issue. And now we’ve just learned that this Harry Potter couple split up. Yup, we’re talking about Evanna Lynch and Robbie Jarvis. We know, we know — we’re bummed, too. But Lynch said they’ll remain friends, which gives us #breakupgoals.

    ‘We’re both vegans, so we go to a lot of vegan events together,’ Lynch told Us Weekly. ‘So yeah, we’re still good friends.’

    Of course, you remember Lynch AKA Luna Lovegood from four of the Harry Potter films. And it’s hard to forget Jarvis, who played Potter’s dad in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. So, yes, though Lynch and Jarvis were never together on-screen, they seemed to spend a lot of time together off-screen. All you have to do is look at their Instagram posts for proof.

    Here were some of our favourite pics the two shared…

    They’d get all dressed up for special events.

    #tbt #IFTA #snoozinandtreats #bestfuz

    A photo posted by Robbie (@awildrobbieattacks) on

    Other days, they’d be more casual.

    Happy Valentine's Day everyone!! ?❤

    A photo posted by Robbie (@awildrobbieattacks) on

    They’d go see live music — seeing Jeff Goldblum, no less! Nbd, right?!

    Spent the evening listening to Jeff Goldy playing jazz and telling jokes #GoldblumSwag

    A photo posted by Robbie (@awildrobbieattacks) on

    And then there’s the time they were in New Zealand together three years ago. (Jarvis posted this one recently.)

    3 years ago today I was in New Zealand with @msevylynch pretending to be Hobbits on the farm where they shot 'The Shire' scenes in LOTR. The tour was great but it was just as much fun meeting the every-day inhabitants of 'Middle Earth'… Thousands of fluffy, bouncy sheep. Evy had sworn off meat basically as soon as someone can consciously choose to and has a special affinity for animals, so visiting places like that with her is always fun and we had a great morning. So when we got to the farm cafe for lunch and she asked me "What do you want?" I didn't detect even the hint of a trap. "A lamb burger" I replied emphatically… Her face fell. Cognitive dissonance is a funny thing. I was simultaneously able to appreciate the sweet, gentle creatures out in the field and completely ignore that I would be chewing and digesting one of them for my midday snack. Fortunately I was with someone who recognized my empathy better than I did at the time. Over the next week, whenever she raised the subject I'd fight, defensively, to justify my 'position'. "Yes, I eat meat. Yes, I like animals. Yes, I care about my health, our planet and it's inhabitants. No, I don't see a problem with that…". But something was changing. Things ultimately came to a head in Auckland airport when she finally tried to pry my head from the sand. She read – from a book called 'Eating Animals' – a series of harrowing and honest descriptions of how those cute, docile animals were turned into burgers, nuggets and steaks. Now I should add, that this kind of inquisition and accusation is entirely out of character for Eve. In 4 years of knowing her I've never once seen her apply those kind of tactics to anyone else. She pushed me, of course, because she knew I could take it. And I'll forever be grateful that she did because, as unpleasant as that conversation had been, by the time I landed in London my mind was whirring with the beginnings of an enormous realisation. That holiday was the last time I ate meat and I pity the boy in this photo who had more in common with those sheep than he realised. I'm happy to say that I'm now much closer to knowing the true cost of my food. #tbt #vegan #plantbased

    A photo posted by Robbie (@awildrobbieattacks) on

    There was also the day when Lynch made (yup, made!) Jarvis this card.

    Best Opening Night goodluck card ever courtesy of @msevylynch's artistic stylings! #Avatar #Art #Handmade #Goodluck

    A photo posted by Robbie (@awildrobbieattacks) on

    Now, in light of their breakup, we hope Lynch and Jarvis do stay friends like they plan. Here’s to #breakupgoals, for them and for all of us.

    From the editors of Hello Giggles

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