Daniel Radcliffe played the role of his life while he was still in elementary school.
The Harry Potter films gave the boy with the “scar on his forehead” worldwide fame from a young age, which led to side effects in real life.
The actor was constantly under the scrutiny of the press, so he did not have the opportunity to grow up in the usual rhythm.
Radcliffe himself says he hasn’t even attempted to see memes about his character on social media.
When he first saw the Harry Potter joke on a talk show, he realized he never felt cool playing a character that fans see as the pinnacle of success.
Many actors and celebrities communicate with their fans through social networks. But Radcliffe is definitely not one of them.
Daniel has repeatedly said he doesn’t actually own a Twitter or TikTok account. He once shared that he wasn’t mentally strong enough to be on social media, although he admitted he sometimes checks in on Twitter to see what’s happening.
During a 2018 appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Radcliffe told the host that he’d seen several Potter memes but never looked for them.
The English actor responded positively to a meme Fallon showed him, prompting Radcliffe to make a huge confession about the role that changed his life.
This meme featured an image of Radcliffe as Harry with the Golden Snitch and text inspired by Jay-Z’s 99 problems.
And if his character resembled a hip-hop star, then the actor himself had a lot of complexes.
“What’s cool is that as a kid, and at that age, you just can’t be sure, I never felt cool playing this character.
Although these memes make you think, “No, it was… people thought it was pretty cool,” Daniel recalls.