Daniel Radcliffe Received Some Not-So-Magical Advice From Donald Trump

01/10/2016 8:11 PM AEST | Updated 01/10/2016 11:37 PM AEST
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ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - SEPTEMBER 30: Daniel Radcliffe at the Tommy Hilfiger Dinner in celebration of the 12th Zurich Film Festival on September 30, 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for Tommy Hilfiger)

GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump once dished out some truly terrible advice to a young Daniel Radcliffe.

The British actor said he was only 11 or 12 years old and about to promote the first Harry Potter movie on The Today Show” when he met the brash businessman.

I’d never been on American morning TV before and I was quite nervous,” he said on “The Graham Norton Show,” which aired in the United Kingdom on Friday night.

Radcliffe told Trump he was anxious about his upcoming television appearance and wasn’t sure what he would talk about ― to which the former reality TV personality replied: “You just tell them you met Mr. Trump.”

“That is the Everest of self-confidence,” Radcliffe said. Thankfully, he didn’t heed Trump’s words of wisdom. Here’s how pop star Justin Timberlake and actress Anna Kendrick reacted to Radcliffe’s story:

Check it out in the clip above.

Editor’s note: Donald Trump regularly incites political violence and is a serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racist, misogynist and birther who has repeatedly pledged to ban all Muslims — 1.6 billion members of an entire religion — from entering the U.S.

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