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Brown won't discuss Emma Watson's graduation guard

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  • Actress Emma Watson, right, sits beside a woman, left, later seen wearing a badge and with a handgun visible at her side, during commencement services at Brown University in Providence, R.I. A Brown spokesman said he was unable to answer questions about why Watson had the undercover armed guard sitting with her during graduation ceremonies.

      Actress Emma Watson, right, sits beside a woman, left, later seen wearing a badge and with a handgun visible at her side, during commencement services at Brown University in Providence, R.I. A Brown spokesman said he was unable to answer questions about why Watson had the undercover armed guard sitting with her during graduation ceremonies.
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A Brown University spokesman says he is unable to answer questions about why Emma Watson had an undercover armed guard with her during graduation ceremonies.

The 24-year-old British actress best known for her role as Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" movies graduated from the Ivy League university in Providence on Sunday.

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She was photographed sitting and walking next to a woman who was wearing a cap and gown. Other photographs showed the same woman without a cap and gown, with a holstered weapon and a badge.

Providence Police Chief Steven Pare says the woman is not a Providence officer.

When asked if she was a campus police officer and why the guard was necessary, Brown spokesman Mark Nickel said on Tuesday he was unable to help.

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