Rumor Alert: Madonna’s Daughter a Half-Blood Princess?

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Nov 21, 2007

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Despite the formal press release earlier this week from Warner Bros stating that casting is now complete for the upcoming “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” film, UK tabloid The Sun has a new article online tonight involving the sixth Harry Potter movie, and the daughter of pop superstar Madonna. With a headline blaring “She’s Lourdes Voldemort,” the paper reports that:

MADONNA‘s daughter LOURDES – nicknamed Lola – has been asked to join Harry Potter and his pals battling Lord Voldemort in the next film in the blockbuster series. Warner Brothers approached the 11-year-old – whose dad is fitness trainer Carlos Leon – through Madge…An executive at Warners wanted to cast Lola in the last Potter film and has renewed his interest for the next movie. Lola would love to do it – she is a huge fan. Lourdes was only offered a small part, but it could be her big break.

As always, please keep this very much in the rumor category until we can obtain confirmation. Thanks Radcakesfan!





92 Responses to Rumor Alert: Madonna’s Daughter a Half-Blood Princess?

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lol

Nice. I hear she’s a huge fan of Emma Watson’s, and Emma’s a huge fan of Madonna’s! :D

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Isn’t she American? :\

I know the perfect role for her if they do use her: Amy Benson. I’m sure she’d rather be a witch, but why not accept the glory and honor of portraying on screen the Dark Lord’s first victim? :p

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Yea, I’m sure it would b fun fo her, but what character would she play?

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Um, who? Amy Benson? Why is that not ringing bells for me? And yes, she’s technically American and this is an article from The Sun – it’s REALLY credible … sure! It’s probably a load of rubbish. If anything she’d maybe appear as a cameo of sorts, simply because Madonna pulled strings. Otherwise, I don’t think there is any truth to this.

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Maybe she could play one of the two children that were were chastized in the cave.

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I think that would be totally awesome. Hope she gets something!

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She is american. But she could always start faking an english accent overnight like her mother did. LOL

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I remember the rumors a while back that Lourdes was going to play Luna… hmm…

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Why even bother reporting this news, TLC?

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they have not cast the gaunts, have they? not that she is old enough to play merope but…hmm

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Jen, whether this is true or not, Leaky is being professional in reporting its possibility and the fact that a typically sketchy and not reliable news source is suggesting such a fact.

The headline (“Lourdes Voldemort”) is spiffy. :)

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If she is American she will has a non-speaking role. Remember Susan Bones in movie I? She was played by Chris Columbus’ daughter Eleanor (which I don’t agree with because I think that was just special treatment), but she had no lines. I bet Lourdes is just a Hogwarts student or something.

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Amy Benson was one of the two children that Voldemort took to the cave. Yeah. Well, that’s cool that she could be in HP. Never seen her, but yeah. cool. haha [=

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Someone kill this rumor please? The Potter movies should be immune to casting favors for the daughters of famous people. Sad & pathetic.

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haha…it’s The SUN, guys. As Leaky emphasized by the “rumour” subhead, this is sooo unlikely. The Sun is probably the most unreliable news source in the UK. It does make for an entertaining read though! this is pretty funny :)

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11-year-old Voldy’s girl victim anyone?

She don’t need to talk for a part like that, it shouldn’t matter if she was American, or whatever…IMO.

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How about Romilda Vane or Dezmelza Robins?

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Isn’t she American? Mommy must be pulling stings for her. I want to know what part she would be playing? Nice suggestions above^, by the way.

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Oh, I’m sorry. That’s “Strings”.

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To farseer and others doubting the Sun, I’m pretty sure they were the first ones to mention that Helen McRory was supposed to play Bellatrix Lestrange but that she was pregnant.

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Although I don’t think this is likely, I do think it needs to be pointed out that whilst Lourdes is American, she has lived in England for years now and is likely to have lost her American accent. That is the important thing, that the cast members that are supposed to be British actually sound British (ie have a natural British accent, not a fake one cough Johnny Depp cough!) not whether or not they actually are British.

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I hope this is not true.How Pathetic.Casting daughters of famous people. It can’t be true.

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IF it’s true, I don’t mind, as long as she can act. She would probably only have a very small role anyway, rather like Alex Watson did in OoTP. Lourdes IS American by birth, but because she’s lived more than half of her life in England, she also qualifies as British, and can have dual nationality. Plus she has an accent that is a mixture so I’m guessing she can perfect an English accent if needs be.

HOWEVER, I wouldn’t put much stock in what the Sun prints, they are a tabloid afterall.

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Gee, if she’s as good an actress as her mother, this could be…. a complete and utter disaster. I hope its not true!

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purrrrrlease. this is fake.

....or at least it better be….

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This is just tabloid fodder. Anything to sell a few extra copies.

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That’s very strange, because I recall a story about Madonna’s daughter being refused a part in a previous Harry Potter movie. She can’t be simultaneously turned down and pursued, so someone’s lying, most probably her mama. No producer in their right mind would hire her, anyway, not for this. Sounds like a lot of press releases from over the years announcing Madonna getting parts in movies that never happened. One way for a failed actress to get free publicity, just have a friend call a “tip” in to a paper and suddenly it’s front page news. How important, huh?

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this maybe fake but if its true…”Lourdes Voldemort” is suspicious. she maybe one of those students who are in love with Harry or the one who hands him the parchment from Dumbledore.

hmm….

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The Sun – always good for a laugh …

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“she maybe one of those students who are in love with Harry or the one who hands him the parchment from Dumbledore.”

That could be possible. She’ll only have one line and about 5 seconds of screentime. But to be honest, I think it’s a load of rubbish.

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If this is true…it’s pretty pathetic.

Instead of approaching a random Potter fan and giving them an experience of a lifetime, it’s OBVIOUS that this girl was only chosen because Mommy is an international superstar, and casting her daughter is an instantaneous recipe for FREE press coverage.

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This sounds extremely Ritaish to me, and I would advise disbelief until a credible source denies or confirms it. We know Lourdes is a big HP fan (she has been to a premiere), and it is possible her family has the right connections to get a “Nigel” part or appear as an extra, but WB wouldn’t cast her in a noticeable role unless she actually has real acting ability and is right for the part.

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Yerright!

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She’s an American!!! And what part would she play? It’s just stupid!

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The Sun is about as reliable as a chocolate kettle XD. I doubt they’d actually “asked” her to play anything. As pretty much everyone’s been saying, even if it is true, it’s probably just her mum pulling strings.

To be honest, I wouldn’t really be that bothered. If she can act and doesn’t flaunt that she’s Madonna’s daughter… fine.

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Like others have said, this is the Sun that has reported this. If she is like an extra I don’t really care. I would only get annoyed by the fact she prob would get it because of who her mum is. But, saying that Cauron did cast Ian Brown as an extra in PoA, and they are both good friends with each other.

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She is American….. *NO EXCEPTION should be made! I don’t care who’s daughter she is!!!!!! I really hope this is just a rumor….because if it isn’t I’ll be really upset!! WB don’t do this to us!!! #$&^$%#!!!

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The Sun is as close to pre Deathly Hallows quibbler as you can get, this is absolute nonsense

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This is April Fools, right? Oh Lord, please no!!!!!

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Hi, all! first, Lourdes has “dual citizenship”...That IS the truth, there… I heard a “rumor” that the ‘SUN’ is a UK version of the ‘National Inquirer’, and ‘Daily Mirror’. Both “reputable” sources, to be sure….(sarcastic smile) I’m from the US! I am an expert on “reputable” sources! (laughing hysterically) Aren’t they the ones with the ‘JKR’s Weightloss Secrets’????

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lol…yeah right.

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I think everyone needs to calm down and take a deep breath. Remember that the Sun is not that reliable and WB did say last week that they were done with casting for this movie. If you want to be technical she is British because she has been living in Britain for half her life and she is still young that her accent couldnt be fake like her moms. Yes it is special treatment because she is Madonnas daughter but thats how life works. Money talks and bulht walks.

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Sorry, I don’t want to be rude, but so what if she is American?? Hugh Laurie is not American and he is playing an American part, he is an actor and he is not using his accent. Why couldn’t Lourdes do that too (but the opposite way) if this is even true and she has lines??

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She may have been born in america, but she grew up in england and i’m sure she has an english accent. I REALLY hope this is a rumor though.

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I’m not a Madonna fan but I would have no problem with her daughter in the film,as long as she doesn’t speak. The girl who is on Dancing with the Stars in COS and she is diffinetly an American.I think in the background it doesn’t matter where someone is from [or as for as I’m concerned who they are kin too],people are people. It just reeks of jealousy to say someone shouldn’t be in them just because someone else doesn’t have the oppertunity. Besides this whole story could well be unfounded.

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Unbelievable! If they put her in the film, it may be the end for me. I can’t believe they would fold to that kind of pressure. If she gets this kind of treatment at her age, guess what kind of treatment she will need when she is in her early 20s. Can you say rehab?

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Ugh. I agree with Shawn and others – pathetic. I personally cannot stand Madonna and if her daughter is in the movie that is 2 strikes against it. (The other, of course, being that Christian Coulson is not back playing TR).

What’s next? Are we going to have to look forward to Sting or Gwyneth’s brats playing Scrimgeour in DH? :P

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Hi, Maria,

The difference is that Hugh Laurie is a real actor. Lourdes is the daughter of…well, one of the worst personalities to ever grace the silver screen. I rented the “Swept Away” remake because I thought there was no way it could be as bad as the critics said and, incredibly, it was worse.

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No way!!

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This rumor is about as funny as the one when “The backstreet boys” were going to be in the Star Wars movie Attack of the Clones. It was said that Lucas’s daughter or niece was a fan and wanted them in the final geonosis fight at the end of the movie.

That said…..

I don’t see why she shouldn’t. She seems cute enough. Everyone needs a break in of some kind. someone will have to play these rolls, why not her. I’m sure it will be some kind of cameo and not a speaking roll anyway.

Could be worse, at least the characters aren’t walking around sipping mountain do and eating doritoes and tacobell.

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OT, folks! To all my buds, in the US (that inludes the TLC Crew) Happy Thanksgiving!

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Meh. What role could she possibly have that would be bad for the movie? All the big ones are taken (Romilda and Demelza sound a bit like no shows to me). So if it’s just as an extra or a one-line role I don’t really mind, but I’m willing to bet on this just being a rumor.

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To borrow a phrase from Rita Skeeter: The Sun? I could manure my garden with the contents of that rag.

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sounds like some jealousy is flying around in here…

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What?! I SERIOUSLY doubt that this is true. I mean… it’s THE SUN for Pettigrew’s sake. She’s an American 11 year old. If the only part she’s going to be able to play is Amy Benson, than surely they can find some normal English kid-actor? And Warner Bros. says they’ve cast already. Who do we trust – Warner Bros. or The Sun? Hmm… fake ponder

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Hear ye, hear ye! Let it be known, I, for one, am not “jealous” of the kid who will play the young Tom. I mean, as much as I’d love to be a 20-something young British guy, I’m quite content to be a 30-something, gorgeous American girl.

I want Coulson back for the sake of consistency, NOT because I am jealous of the actor who’ll play TR.

And if we must have the children of famous people, for god’s sake bring in someone with class – is Kate Bush’s son Bertie free? LOL

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Yes. She was born in America, but she has spent most of her life living and being educated in England.

However, this is report is probably fake, fake, fake, fake, fake.

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I’ve got it! She’s going to be an inferi that scares the bejeezus out of Harry! XD Riddikulus!

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Oh, please no!! With Madonna’s daughter in Harry Potter, it will become even more commercialized. (Did I spell that right?) This is just what Potter fans DON’T want. Can’t Warner Bros. figure that out by now? They’re turning Harry Potter into one huge franchising, commercial thing. This is what is making s and parents think Harry Potter is a ‘children’s book’. ARGH! Why is this so special to Warner Bros. anyway? WHO CARES IF SHE’S MADONNA’S DAUGHTER?! She’s also American, and no exception should be made just because she’s Madonna’s daughter! What role would she play anyway? Maybe Romilda Vane or a Qudditch play, but she seems too young for those roles…. Sorry for my angry rant on Madonna’s daughter. This is probably just some untrue rumor I’m getting worked up about. I’m sorry, Madonna’s daughter for that angry speech Wow, that was long. XD

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While we do need to read this with “Our salt barrels ready”, (slightly butchered quote from Jo) consider the source (The Sun of all papers!), and that Madonna’s record label is with Warner Brothers. They could possibly be using this as a way to suck up to Madonna (if it’s even true!)- from what I’ve heard about her parenting, she’s not going to go pull lots of strings for her daughter and Lourdes knows it. Her website has said nothing about the casting, and until we hear from WB, there’s not need to get our knickers in a twist, and it should stay in the “funny little rumors” section of our minds.

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If it is true, how flamin lucky is she!!!!! i’m so jealous!!!!

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Arh if this is true it bothers me a little bit, did they make up a part just because she’s madonna’s daughter? she’s american! and she probably didn’t have to audition, i really hope this is jst a rumor cause this isn’t fair to everyone else who auditioned

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I really hope this isn’t true, The Sun isn’t a good source really, but if this is true it is unfair as American actors/actresses are not allowed into the HP Era of movies, appart from Chris Columbus(sp?)’s daughter, who was a main characater but didn’t have a speaking role. Madonna.. I can’t see them giving her daughter the role, she is unrelated to Harry Potter. >< I’m mad. I want to be in Harry Potter HBP/DH, I hope she didn’t get in..open casting is the way.

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Why would they randomly offer her a role? Its weird i cant picture her in harry potter at all and i never new she wanted to be an actress and how did they know? Im confused.

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:( i wish i was her. it’s probably a rumour though. who would she play? lol

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Well, of course The Sun is not a reliable source, but I’d like to remind everyone that it could be possible because. 1. There are some non-British ators in the franchise: Chris Rankin (Percy) is kiwi and Zoë Wanamaker (Madame Hooch) is American. But they can perform like a British because they have been raised in Britain. Lourdes was raised in Britain. 2. People are forgetting some of the roles for young girls in HBP. How about Crabbe and Goyle polijuiced?

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who knows? she might be a good actress, give her a chance. i do feel slightly its-not-fair-that-only-famous-people-get-all-the-luck-ish though, but there isnt anything i can do about that, i guess.

if she is in the movie i dont think that she’ll do amy benson… didnt the scene happen when tom riddle was like 8? or younger than 11 anyway???? also they didnt do the scene in the book, so chances are, theyre not going to add it in to the movie since all they do is cut scenes out, not insert new ones….

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who knows? she might be a good actress, give her a chance. i do feel slightly its-not-fair-that-only-famous-people-get-all-the-luck-ish though, but there isnt anything i can do about that, i guess.

if she is in the movie i dont think that she’ll do amy benson… didnt the scene happen when tom riddle was like 8? or younger than 11 anyway???? also they didnt do the scene in the book, so chances are, theyre not going to add it in to the movie since all they do is cut scenes out, not insert new ones…. she might be polyjuiced crabbe or gyle though…i like the sound of that!

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One word…WHY?

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If she has a small, non-speaking part (or even if she has a couple lines) it’s not going to harm the movie. I think she’d be a very lucky little girl, and I’m glad she’s a big fan. I know what people mean about the ‘only famous people get lucky like that,’ but there’s nothing really we can do about that, unfortunately.

Whatevs-maybe it’s true, maybe it isn’t. I’m kind of neutral on this topic, lol.

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Madeleine,

I love Hugh Laurie, my point though was, why is everyone freaking out because she is “American”? Just because they don’t like her mother does not mean that she might not actually be good for whatever role (IF THIS IS TRUE) she would be playing. I think she is actually kind of cute and honestly she is a Harry Potter fan (like the rest of us). So what if her mother is famous. If any one of us had a famous parent and could get us (an 11 year old, mind you) to play a minor part in a Harry Potter movie, wouldn’t you want to do it? That is all I was trying to say. PS: I am a huge HOUSE fan, record all episodes. :-)

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UGH!!!!! TROLL BOOGERS!!!!!!

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Everybody here is saying she shouldn’t get a part because she’s american… SHE LIVES IN LONDON She goes to my school (the French Lycee, don’t ask why Madonna choose the french system…) so we get a glimpse of her mum from time to time… A few friends who know Lourdes say she is a spoiled and bossy child… but I don’t know her so I won’t make a judgement… I’ll ask her if this rumor is true if I see her…

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i didn’t make it past the word Tabloid. stop worrying people

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Well, gotta hope it’s not true. The Sun is not reliable, but knowing the stupidity of WB, anything’s possible.

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This film’s subtitle should be HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF NEPOTISM. Did you guys know that Bonnie Wright’s parents own Teague and Wright a very prestigious jeweler in Mayfair? I lay odds that any little gifts given by the Potter cast from that store were freebies. Rich people will always find a way to stay rich.

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What a complete waste of…..ughhhh, god i hate the tabloid press.

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Sort of unrelated question here…..but have they cast anyone for the Gaunts yet? Especially Merope? I really hope they haven’t cut her story out, considering it is a pretty big part. Does anyone know?

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Gathering from what we’ve heard from the Sun over the past few years about Harry Potter, I’d say this is about as much of a fluke as ever. lol

HAH. Madonna’s daughter. Very funny. You saucy Sun people you!

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Bring on some real news! Any is much appreciated! :)

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I bet it’s fake. I really hope so, because that would be totally stupid. Madonna’s daughter? Please. Give all a chance

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I think thats stupid. There are millions of people who are fans and DONT get to be in the movie. I dont think Madonnas daughter is an actress, and she should get no privelage just for being a fan and the daughter of a celebrity…however, I doubt this is true.

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I always thought Madonna was a slytherin.

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Hmmmmm…I can´t quite decide which “casting” rumour is the stupiest: “This one or the one from years back about Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) playing Voldemort

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The Sun? Now there’s a great source of reliable journalism!

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I’m soooo sure…lol

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Rubbish.

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Okay, I have nothing against Madonna and certainly nothing against her daughter. She looks sweet and she likely is a nice, wonderful young girl. And, yes, I know how it works in the world, Nepotism everywhere. I don´t like it (how many kids worldwide would do almost anything to participate in a HP movie, just they don´t have rich and/or famous parents or one of their parents is involved in making the movies coughNIGELcough), but I am realistic enough to see that it is how it works. Now, likely Lourdes is a huge fan just like we are, so we shouldn´t hold it against her that she has a famous mother. What I worry about is that just hiring the kid of a world-star for pure PR reasons will take away from the real story. The WB have gotten so much wrong already. I will be majorly pissed, if any second Lourdes might be onscreen will take away from Ron for example. They have shunted this character enough already (and lately Hermione as well.) Please, rather give Ron more text (because the in the books he actually talks!!) than using non-canon characters, who have more screentime than canon-characters coughNIGELcough or celebrity kids just for the sake of PR.

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You can have dual citizenship from the British point of view, but not from the U.S. —because you have to give up your citizenship to become a subject of the crown and the U.S. frowns on that. As far as they are concerned, you are a “stateless” person and no longer a U.S. citizen, even if you were born here.

So if she has a “dual citizenship” passport, it’s only good in the UK and the US would not consider her a citizen. She COULD audition for whatever part it is, but yes parts shouldn’t be able to be given away like that, it isn’t fair to other kids trying out for the movie.

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.....I don’t know anything about her, but she might be the right age to play young Lilly Evans…(In the 7th movie?)

~Sayonara

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How can you say the Sun tells rumors and gossip. Of course she will have a prominent role in HBP, she will play the role of Quidditch captain and Seeker for the house of Sparklypoo or Tootsietramp

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Hi, Maria,

I hear ya. And yeah, House is great! :)

As for NIGEL, I never understood who he was! Thought he was supposed to be another Creevy…

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someone suggested that she play Romilda. She has been cast, Fiona Weir mentioned it in a letter. I doubt it will happen but when I read it in the actual Sun newspaper the report was worded differently and mentioned being in DH not HBP and being simply an extra in the final battle scene. Hope that helps x

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