Actress Emma Watson says she is happy that people feel empowered by her "self-partnered" label. In an interview with Vogue, the actress said that she is entering the next decade with a new perspective on her life as a single woman. She said that instead of letting her relationship status define her, she has decided to live a "self-partnered" lifestyle -- hinting that she is happy being in a relationship with herself. The new coined term soon became popular. Emma Watson Says She Is Self-Partnered and Not Single, Twitter Hails the Actress.

"I literally said it as a throwaway comment thinking it would go no further. And then I woke up the next morning and my phone's blowing up and I don't know why and it's all my friends messaging me being like, 'self-partnered'? This thing's gone crazy," she told E!'s The Rundown. Watson said that she is "100 percent" committed to being self-partnered even when she is in a relationship. Little Women: Twitterati Troll Makers for Poor Design Work on New Posters of the Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson and Timothée Chalamet Starrer.

"It's much more about your relationship with yourself and the feeling of not somehow deficient in some way cause you're not with someone," the 29-year-old explained.

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