Since meeting on the set of the first film back in 2000, they have developed a very close brother-sister relationship so it's completely understandable how uncomfortable having to do that was. “We were both just like, ‘Oh my God, I can’t believe we have to do this. Really awkward.’ So I could take comfort in the fact that Rupert felt the same way. In an interview with FHM, he hinted that both he and Daniel Radcliffe, who plays Harry Potter, had tried to win favour with Granger, but declined to comment on which of the two was more enamoured with her. The 20-year-old, who suffers from severe arachnophobia, also spoke about the more "terrifying" aspects of fame.
We can laugh about it now, but yeah that’s testament to how long we’ve been doing this, she was possibly 9 or 10, 11 years back now so it’s crazy to think that we’ve actually been going for that long.Even Evanna Lynch, who played Luna Lovegood for years alongside Rupert Grint and Emma Watson, exclaimed "What?! Not content with the one dagger driven through the hearts of romantic Potter fans, Grint continued: And now I’m pointing this pencil at my head, pretending it’s a wand and screaming "Expelliarmus! Rupert Grint is totally entitled to his opinion, of course." in hopes of driving this horrible picture from my memory. While he didn’t create the character of Ron Weasley, he played him on screen for years.‘It felt more like there isn’t any blueprint for how to do this, get through this.And the reason I spoke out about it was because I felt someone else would and I should take control...the moment when Ron and Hermione finally pucker up for the most anticipated kiss of the book series!