David Thewlis: Harry Potter star drops hints he quietly married for the second time

Harry Potter star David Thewlis, 58, has taken to Instagram to announce that he has married his French partner Hermine Poitou. The star, who plays wizard Remus Lupin in the films, revealed that he has married for the second time after falling in love with the former ringmistress he first moment he saw her.

In view of his 211,000 followers, the screenwriter posted a series of sweet snaps along with a lengthy post announcing his celebratory news.

He wrote: “When I first met Hermine she was wearing a cherry red dress with white polka dots and smoking tobacco from a clay pipe.

“She told me she was the retired ringmistress of a travelling flea circus.”

The star revealed that despite initially thinking Hermine was joking, he now laughs at the fond memory.

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He continued: “I thought she was joking, but it was true. Ça a été un coup de foudre. These days nobody smokes and the only rings are on our fingers.

“These days, sleeping beside her, I wake up laughing in the middle of the night.”

The actor went on to explain that his new wife was returning to her native France and leaving him behind in London while she visited family, leaving him feeling at loose ends.

David continued: “Tomorrow she is leaving for Paris and Provence to visit her family for the first time in over a year, whilst I must remain here in London, hawking fine literature to the masses.

“But they can jump 150 times their own height and can pull 160,000 times their own weight,” Hermine said, before her husband insisted that the comparison between himself and the insect end there.

The post continued: “Hermine is almost packed. “I’ll miss you,” I say, “and I expect you’ll miss me. “

“She smiles and puts on her headphones, as if to say, ‘Yes, of course I will,'” the post ended.

The star has previously dropped hints that he had married Hermine, referring to her as his “patient wife” in a social media post.

source: express.co.uk