Emma Watson: 'I Want to Live Like Patti Smith'
21-year-old actress talks about life after 'Harry Potter'
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jun 13, 2011 12:06 PM CDT
This magazine cover image released by "Vogue," shows actress Emma Watson on the July 2011 issue of "Vogue."    ((AP Photo/Vogue))
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(Newser) – Emma Watson is preparing for the next chapter of her life. The Harry Potter actress acknowledges that she needs to find her way out of the bubble, which she describes in part as the safe world of life on the set of the successful film franchise, in the July issue of Vogue magazine, Watson said that she wants to explore more of her creative side, and cites Patti Smith as a role model. "I want to live like Patti," she said of the singer-songwriter, visual artist and poet.

The 21-year old remains close with co-stars Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint, and recently flew to New York to see Radcliffe perform on Broadway in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Watson plays Hermione Granger for last time when the franchise's last film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, is released in July. (Click to read more about Watson's growing pains.)