Top Stories

Tilda Swinton Explains Why She Doesn't Like 'Harry Potter'

Tilda Swinton Explains Why She Doesn't Like 'Harry Potter'

Tilda Swinton is not a fan of the Harry Potter series and she’s explaining the reason she dislikes the films.

The Oscar-winning actress attended a boarding school as a child and did not have a good experience there, so she isn’t going to an endorse an artistic piece that highlights kids living away from home.

“I think they are a very cruel setting in which to grow up and I don’t feel children benefit from that type of education,” Tilda told The Scots magazine (via Vulture). “Children need their parents. That’s why I dislike films like Harry Potter, which tend to romanticize such places.”

DO YOU AGREE with Tilda Swinton’s views on Harry Potter?

Just Jared on Facebook
Photos: WENN, Warner Bros.
Posted to: Harry Potter, Tilda Swinton

JJ Links Around The Web

Getty
  • Kim Zolciak gives son Kash a puppy for his birthday three months after dog attack - TMZ
  • Joey King and boyfriend Jacob Elordi are too cute! - Just Jared Jr
  • Iman & David Bowie's daughter Lexi looks so grown up - TooFab
  • Amy Poehler is working on a new animated comedy series - The Hollywood Reporter
  • This actress was literally set on fire while filming her new movie - Just Jared Jr
  • Koos

    he doesn’t fuck ladies?

  • Just Saying

    So she hasn’t seen the movies…

  • Dee

    ya shipping kids off to boarding school is rough.

  • nga.griffith

    After 5 years I decided to resign from my last job and that decision was a life changer for me… I started freelancing over internet, for a company I found online, for several hours every day, and I earn much more than i did on my previous job… My last month pay-check was for 9 thousand bucks… Superb thing about this job is that i have more free time for my kids…
    http://chilp.it/728813e

  • http://hisblossombunny.tumblr.com/ NerdyBirdy

    oh stfu bitch. i was a fan until you said this shit.

  • FerCat

    Well, imagine having bullies you can never runaway from.

  • benfbeckmaN

    Isn’t it about finding new people you can call family?I mean, he loses a lot of people throughout the story, but he still has his friends, who help him through tough times.

  • Drama Queen

    Yes…

  • Gina

    Lets see if JK Rowling responds. Since she likes to respond to everything, this would be one of those times where a response is warranted.

  • Gina

    Lets see if JK Rowling responds. Since she likes to respond to everything, this would be one of those times where a response is warranted.

  • bbm

    so she would rather have Harry living with the Dursleys???