Parents angry as Harry Potter strips
[ 2007-01-31 15:09 ]
One of the publicity photos shows a topless Radcliffe
being hugged by a naked woman. Another shows him leaning against bales of
hay as he stares up at the topless woman. A third has him posing in front
of a white horse.
Nude Harry Potter poses
in front of a white horse.
The pictures have been released ahead of the opening of Equus, a
controversial Peter Shaffer play showing at London's Gielgud Theatre from
Radcliffe,17, plays a troubled stablehand who one night blinds six horses
with a hoofpick.
He features in numerous nude scenes with co-star Joanne Christie, the
woman in the publicity shots.
The UK's Daily Mail reports that Harry Potter fan sites have received a
lot of emails from parents.
"We as parents feel Daniel should not appear nude. Our nine-year-old
son looks up to him as a role model. We are very disappointed and will
avoid the future movies he makes," one parent wrote.
Another said: "I am curious as to how and why his parents said this was
Some of his younger fans, however, are impressed with Radcliffe's tough
"I am completely stunned by these pix," wrote Ginny Potter on fan site