The teenage actress playing Harry Potter's first love in upcoming sequel HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE has been targetted by a racist hate campaign.

Scottish Katie Leung, 17, beat out competition from thousands of young actresses when she won the role of CHO CHANG in the movie, slated for a November (05) release.

But Leung, of Asian descent, has been the victim of racial abuse on various Potter websites where her face is plastered on obscene photographs. Leung has also been labelled an "ugly bitch".

Her father PETER, 42, says, "It's frightening. I can't make sense of it. Katie has seen these sites too. It's a great pressure on her."

11/04/2005 13:59