‘Harry Potter’ alum Rupert Grint builds his Target-obsessed toddler her own mini store
Who doesn’t love perusing the aisles of Target? For many moms it’s like a mini-vacation if you can manage to get out of the house without children. You grab a coffee and walk down every aisle touching anything that looks like it may feel soft. It’s sort of like an American parent’s pastime.
And when you can’t sneak away without your custom-made tiny human in tow, you bring them with and by default it becomes an activity they also enjoy. Turns out Rupert Grint’s 2-year-old daughter, Wednesday, took note during her time living in America and since returning to the U.K., where there is no Target, she misses it. Every American reading this just audibly gasped.
I know, I know. Take a deep breath. They don’t have our weird obsession with the bullseye because it hasn’t had a chance to hypnotize them … yet. But Grint’s daughter, who is fairly new to being across the pond, has felt the joy of being inside that famous red and white store. She has seen the red polos and khaki pants and there’s no turning back for her, so Grint, most famously known for his role as Ron Weasley in Harry Potter, built her one.
Recently, Grint stopped by “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” and talked about his daughter, whom he shares with actress Georgia Groome. During the interview, Grint revealed how obsessed Wednesday is with Target, saying she would choose that over going to the park or the zoo. Grint told Fallon, “She loves going to different Targets and kind of seeing how the layout’s kind of slightly different. And sometimes she doesn’t buy anything, she just wants to kind of browse.” Ah, living that American experience.
Fallon reiterates how obsessed Wednesday is with Target, saying, “She’s so into Target that you built a little tiny play store for her in your house,” as he holds up a picture of the mini retail store. It’s complete with a rack of gift cards and scanner.
Watch the interview below:
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