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The day Matthew Lewis broke the internet...

2015-05-22

When we unveiled the new June issue of Attitude yesterday (May 22), featuring our stunning new shoot with Matthew Lewis, we knew it would set tongues wagging. Quite how many tongues was a completely different matter...

The 25-year-old's incredible physical transformation for his new role in upcoming romantic drama Me Before You has seen the former Mr Neville Longbottom hit the headlines around the world, even bringing down attitude.co.uk temporarily as a record amount of people rushed to get a glimpse of Matt in all his glory.

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There was one woman who seemed more shocked than most though: After seeing the sight of Matt in nothing more than a pair of Emporio Armanis, JK Rowling herself couldn't help but express her shock at the former child star's sexy make-over, tweeting that it's "not as bad as seeing Dan [Radcliffe] in Equus, but close".

https://twitter.com/jk_rowling/status/601355861248860160 After Matt bashfully apologised, Rowling added that she would "always support" him, before joking: "Now go put some clothes on". https://twitter.com/Mattdavelewis/status/601357492816347137 https://twitter.com/jk_rowling/status/601357841019047936 Come on JK, let's not be rash now! Take a look below at some of the headlines and news reports Matt's debut Attitude cover created... matt buzzfeed matt cnn matt time matt et matt abc matt access hollywood matt la times You can see full stunning shoot at the centre of all the furore in the new June issue of Attitude, which is available to download to your mobile, iPad or tablet device now at Pocketmags.com/Attitude. The issue will be out in shops next Wednesday (May 27) and you can also have it delivered directly to your door at newsstand.co.uk. matthew lewis new

Also in this issue:

  • Marina and the Diamonds talks new music, her gay fans, and being making her own way in the music industry.
  • Vicious stars Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Derek Jacobi tell us what to expect from series two of the controversy-baiting ITV sitcom.
  • We delve into the story of gay footballer Liam Davis – the UK’s only out semi-professional footballer.
  • We bring you a massive 25 pages of swimwear and underwear in our stunning new fashion shoot from the beaches of Brazil (featuring six rather lovely Brazilian guys).
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