JK Rowling (Harry Potter) scathing with Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson: “They can keep their excuses”

Known throughout the world for being the originator of the famous Harry Potter saga, writer JK Rowling has often shared sometimes scathing opinions on social networks. Shocking remarks which often concern the rights of transgender people and which are the origin of several quarrels with several personalities. As a reminder, in 2020, the 58-year-old author made more than controversial statements on the subject. These famous positions had also greatly shocked Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson, who then revealed statements contrary to the novelist’s thoughts. Which did not please the main interested party…

As reported The Independent UKFriday April 12, JK Rowling was recently questioned by an Internet user from the X platform about the statements made by the star actors ofHarry Potter. Standing firm on her positions, the English author has made it known that no possibility of reconciliation is possible in her eyes. “They can keep their excuses”, she said, visibly resentful.

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JK Rowling: soon to be targeted by an investigation?

According to an article from The Independent UK dating from April 1, JK Rowling could soon have problems with the law. Indeed, a new law on hate crimes was adopted in 2021 and then came into force this April in Scotland. This measure – strongly criticized by the novelist – aims to punish hatred based on age, disability, race, religion, sexual orientation, but also gender identity…

According to Siobhan Brown (Minister of Community Safety), JK Rowling could then (given her numerous comments deemed transphobic) be the subject of an investigation. “This could be reported and investigated. That [l’on] whether or not you think it’s criminal is up to the Scottish Police to decide”, informed the policy to the show Today from Radio 4. To be continued…

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