40 Things You Never Realized About Ron & Hermione
Molly Knew Ron Liked Hermione
Although Molly never overtly interferes in her son’s love life, the books make it seem possible that Molly knew how Ron felt about his childhood friend. After Molly reads an article suggesting that Hermione is dating around from Rita Skeeter in Goblet of Fire, Molly acts coldly toward her.
Most people thought this cold shoulder was to defend Harry, but there’s another explanation. Maybe Molly knew that Ron liked Hermione before he knew it himself, and was upset with Hermione for choosing another man over her son. After all, Molly is a fiercely protective mother, and who wouldn’t want the best for their son?