Emma Watson Learns Some Dance Steps At Round-Up Saloon

Keep Dallas Observer Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Dallas and help keep the future of Dallas Observer free.

Earlier this afternoon, TMZ reported that Harry Potter star Emma Watson had been line dancing at an unidentified Dallas honky-tonk last week, and before you could say Hogwarts the Morning News had already posted the story on their website.

Where was the actress kickin' up her boots, er, kitten heels? Morning News didn't seem to want to ask that question, but NBC 5's Twitter followers and apparent Emma Watson stalkers knew she was at Round-Up Saloon, the best place to line dance and see Lady Gaga in the metroplex. Watson's seemingly omniscient creepster Blogspot fans recognized she was with Johnny Simmons, a Dallas native and her co-star on the unreleased film, The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

We called Round-Up Saloon and spoke to the night manager, Mark Matheson, who said the actress was at the club for about 45 minutes last Thursday evening. "There was a group of about 4 of them," Matheson said. He also said Watson didn't drink, learned some line dancing and only danced a few steps before taking off. "It was random," he noted.

Keep the Dallas Observer Free... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Dallas with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.


Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.