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Harry Potter fans are not happy with JK Rowling for defending Johnny Depp

JK Rowling released a statement a few days ago regarding the casting of Johnny Depp in the movie, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. ‘Harry Potter fans had legitimate questions and concerns about our choice to continue with Johnny Depp in the role,’ she acknowledges. The issue fans had ...

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JK Rowling named the highest-paid author in the world with a ridiculous net worth

Even though the last proper Harry Potter novel was published back in 2007, JK Rowling is still the highest paid author in the world. Over a decade after Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows hit the shelves, Rowling has topped the all-important Forbes list. According to their rankings, Rowling’s net ...

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JK Rowling yet again proves she is the Queen of Twitter

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has revealed she is the Queen of Twitter after taking a pop at Vice President Mike Pence. Responding to an old tweet Mr Pence put out during the election campaign, where he called a ban on Muslims “offensive and unconstitutional”, she quoted a verse from ...

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Is ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ a reflection of LGBT rights?

A columnist for a US tabloid has claimed JK Rowling’s new Harry Potter spin-off is, in fact, a metaphor for LGBT rights. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was released on Friday (November 18) and takes fans of the magical universe across the Atlantic to explore the wizarding world ...

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JK Rowling hints Dumbledore’s life as a gay wizard will be explored in Fantastic Beasts films

JK Rowling has hinted that Albus Dumbledore’s sexuality will be explored in the Fantastic Beasts franchise. According to the author, the next five films will give fans a lot of backstory into the Potterverse. At a press conference in New York on Thursday (10 November), Rowling and producer David Heyman ...

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J.K. Rowling Responds to Trump, Anti-LGBT Critics

While accepting an award on Monday at the PEN America Literary Gala, J.K. Rowling defended Donald Trump’s freedom of speech and responded to anti-LGBT critics. The Harry Potter author told the audience that free speech must be protected at all costs, even if that means defending the “offensive and bigoted” ...

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JK Rowling shared some of her rejection letters as an act of inspiration

JK Rowling, the author of one of the world’s most successful series of books, has shared some rejection letters. The reason? To inspire aspiring writers not to be disheartened by rejections. But the gesture goes much further than that. The letters she shared were actually addressed to her Cuckoo’s Calling ...

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Columnist jokes that JK Rowling is writing ‘Hattie Potter and the Post-Op Transgender’

A newspaper columnist has joked that JK Rowling is working on a new book: “Hattie Potter and the Post-Op Transgender.” Patrick Kidd, writing in the Times diary column, made the comments in response to a tweet from JK Rowling that she was struggling to choose a gender for characters in ...

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The Insider Secrets You Never Knew About the “Harry Potter” Movies

HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE The producers tried to give Daniel Radcliffe green eyes and Hermione buck teeth like in the books, but failed. Sadly, Daniel had a terrible allergic reaction to his green contact lenses and had to stop wearing them, while Emma Watson couldn’t speak clearly wearing ...

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J.K. Rowling’s Advice For Becoming A Writer

J.K. Rowling had the best response when a young writer asked for advice. For anyone out there who wants to grow up and be a writer, you know that it’s a tough dream to chase. Even for those out there who are actually full-fledged writers, still, it’s hard. It’s not ...

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