Daniel Radcliffe Raves About Girlfriend: ‘She Loves Me For My Oddness’
First Published: January 6, 2012 6:08 PM EST Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Daniel Radcliffe may have won the hearts of millions playing J.K. Rowling’s beloved boy wizard, but the “Harry Potter” star feels lucky to have won the heart of girlfriend Rosie Coker off-screen.
“I hated dating, because I’m crap at it!” Daniel told Parade magazine in an interview for Sunday’s issue. “With Rosie, I didn’t know what was appropriate, like on which date you’re supposed to try and kiss her.”
The actor’s lack of knowledge in the romance department led to an initially awkward encounter with his ladylove.
“I went to kiss Rosie and at the last minute lost my nerve and ended up kissing her neck, which is a very intimate place to kiss somebody on the second date,” he told the mag. “Fortunately, she just found it really funny.”
Daniel, who will next be seen on the big screen in “The Woman in Black” – a thriller slated to hit theaters on February 3 — insists he’s “not an easy person to love,” and shared some of his less attractive traits.
“There are lots of times when I’m a very good boyfriend, but there are times when I’m useless,” he said. “I mean, I’m a mess around the house. I talk nonstop.”
Adding, “I become obsessed with things (fantasy football, most recently). And she listens to it, and she loves me for my oddness, my awkwardness – all of those things that I hate about myself.”
For the full interview with Daniel, check out Sunday’s Parade.
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