In a latest interview, Rowling additionally talked concerning the dying menace she acquired on social media not too long ago after she condemned the assault on fellow writer Salman Rushdie

In a latest interview, Rowling additionally talked concerning the dying menace she acquired on social media not too long ago after she condemned the assault on fellow writer Salman Rushdie

Author JK Rowling has lastly opened up about her absence from the Harry Potter reunion special, saying she made a aware resolution to skip it.

In an interview on Saturday as a part of Graham Norton’s Radio Show Podcast, Rowling addressed the rumours claiming she wasn’t invited for the Twentieth-anniversary reunion special of the Harry Potter motion pictures, which had been primarily based on her widely-acclaimed e-book collection, that aired on HBO Max on January 1.

The author, who has been dealing with backlash on social media over her stance on girls’s rights points and the trans group, clarified that she was requested to be part of the special however she determined to not attend it.

“Yeah, I used to be requested to be on that and I made a decision I didn’t wish to do it. I assumed it was concerning the movies greater than the e-book, fairly rightly, that was what the anniversary was about,” Rowling stated.

“No one stated don’t (do it)… I used to be requested to do it and I made a decision to not,” she added.

The reunion special featured Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson, the main trio of the Harry Potter

movie franchise, together with filmmaker Chris Columbus and different solid members.

During the interview, Rowling additionally talked concerning the dying menace she acquired on social media not too long ago after she condemned the assault on fellow writer Salman Rushdie. “I attempt to behave on-line as I would love others to behave… I’ve by no means threatened anybody. I definitely would not need anybody to go to their homes or something like that.

“Social media could be a number of enjoyable, and I do just like the pub argument facet of it. That generally is a enjoyable factor to do… I kind of have a love-hate relationship with it now. I can fortunately go for a number of days with out getting right into a (digital) pub brawl,” Rowling stated.

Earlier this month, Rushdie, who confronted Islamist dying threats for years after writing ‘The Satanic Verses’, was stabbed by a 24-year-old New Jersey resident recognized as Hadi Matar, on stage throughout a literary occasion of the Chautauqua Institution in Western New York.

At the time, Rowling had come out in assist of Rushdie and tweeted, “Horrifying information. Feeling very sick proper now. Let him be okay.” A person commented on her submit, saying “Don’t fear you might be subsequent.” Rowling had reported the submit to Twitter and later stated that police in Scotland had been investigating the matter.

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