News has recently broken that Emma Watson will be taking some time off from Brown University to focus on her career. On her website, she writes that:
“I love studying pretty much more than anything but recently I’ve had so much to juggle that being a student AND fulfilling my other commitments has become a little impossible.”
Her decision isn’t that surprising — I, like most of you, have always been incredibly impressed by young women and men who choose to put on hold careers that earn them multiple millions of dollars in order to better themselves intellectually. I can only imagine that after a certain point, what with Burberry campaigns to star in and blockbuster films to promote, school would begin to seem a bit…pedestrian.
In other words, I would have taken the money. No question, I’m sorry to say. When I was 18, I would have gone for the glory, and I would probably be one of Charlie Sheen’s goddesses by now.
What about you?