This browser is supported only in Windows 10 and above.
Matthew Lewis on the cover of Attitude Magazine (Pic: Attitude Media Ltd)
Matthew Lewis on the cover of Attitude Magazine (Pic: Attitude Media Ltd)
Matthew Lewis on the cover of Attitude Magazine (Pic: Attitude Media Ltd)

J.K. Rowling does make the internet a fun place to be sometimes.

We all know that Matthew Lewis, the podgy and gawky boy who played Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter movies, has grown into a handsome and muscular young man. This is one of those transformations that you’d be tempted to call ‘magical,’ if that didn’t belittle all the hard work involved.

Nevertheless, when Matthew appeared on the cover of Attitude magazine this week in a pose that left almost nothing to the imagination (above the waist, at least), it proved to be a startling moment, not least for the woman who created his character in the first place.

Matthew Lewis on the cover of Attitude Magazine (Pic: Attitude Media Ltd)

This prompted a rather flustered exchange of tweets, recalling Daniel Radcliffe’s less-than-covered-up turn in the Peter Shaffer play Equus:

To which Matthew replied:

And this maternal sign-off:

No wand jokes please.

See more (not like that):
Harry Potter’s Classmates: Where Are They Now?
J.K. Rowling and the Very Nice Tweets of Inspiration
WATCH: New Trailer for J.K. Rowling’s ‘The Casual Vacancy’
J.K Rowling’s ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Starts Filming in 2015
J.K. Rowling Regrets Romantic Storyline in ‘Harry Potter’ Series

Read More
Filed Under: JK Rowling, Matthew Lewis
By Fraser McAlpine