Harry Potter Star Has Swine Flu
The ginger wizard is struck down by the dreaded pig virus…
Monday, July 6, 2009 - 16:47
Harry Potter star Rupert Grint has been hit with swine flu, it has emerged.
Grint, who plays Ron Weasley in the much-loved movie franchise, reportedly had to take time out from filming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows as a result of being struck down by the now infamous virus.
Luckily, the ginger wizard has made a speedy recovery and is well enough to appear alongside his co-stars at the premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in London tomorrow night (July 7).
Grint’s co-stars have apparently been tested for swine flu and given the all clear.
In other Potter news, Daniel Radcliffe has insisted that there’s nothing going on between him and co-star Emma Watson. "We know it'd be everything the fans ever wanted,” he told Esquire magazine. “But I'm sorry guys, it's not happening. It's just not.
"There's something really incestuous about the idea of it."
However, the 19-year-old did admit that the cast all had the horn for quite a while: "There was a period when we were the only boys and girls any of us knew. And so, you know, we were all unbelievably horny from about the third film to probably about the end of the fifth; then it all settled down. But, God, for a few years..."
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