Emma Watson is desperate and begging her fans — and anyone, really — for their assistance. After losing three rings at the Mandarin Oriental Spa in London on Sunday, Watson took to Facebook to plead for their safe return. And it’s not because of their monetary value; rather, one of the silver rings was her mother’s, which was gifted to Emma on her 18th birthday.
“She bought it the day after I was born and wore it for 18 years, never taking it off, and then gave it to me for my 18th birthday,” Emma wrote. “I wear this ring everyday, it is my most meaningful and special possession.”
She continued: “If anyone was at the Mandarin Oriental Spa on Sunday from 3pm onwards and saw the rings or accidentally picked them up or knows anything about them, I cannot express how much it would mean if they came back to me – no questions asked.”
The ring is so special that the costume designer on Beauty and the Beast noticed Watson’s ring and when she learned of its sentimental value, asked if she could design one for Belle.
It’s three days after the fact and there’s been no update, though she did only make her plea public yesterday. Watson set up an email, firstname.lastname@example.org, in case anyone knows what happened, as well as offering a reward for any information leading to the return of the rings.
Aw, poor Emma. It means so much more to her than its financial worth, and pieces like that can’t be replaced. Hopefully, there’s just been a big misunderstanding and she gets the ring back.