J.Okay. Rowling Reveals Why She Didn’t Show Up To The ‘Harry Potter’ Reunion

Writer J.Okay. Rowling revealed why she wasn’t featured in HBO Max’s “Harry Potter” reunion particular in January.

Rowling advised radio present host Graham Norton on Saturday that she was requested to be within the particular that acknowledged the primary wizardly movie’s twentieth anniversary.

Her absence led to hypothesis that repeated cases of controversial transphobic remarks by the creator led to her not being included within the particular. Individuals near the particular revealed that Rowling’s anti-trans remarks weren’t an element, nevertheless, Leisure Weekly reported.

Rowling indicated it was her option to not be within the particular.

“I was asked to be on that, and I decided I didn’t want to do it,” she stated. “I thought it was about the films more than the books, quite rightly. That was what the anniversary was about.”

You may hearken to a clip from Rowling’s interview with Norton under.

The creator obtained a dying risk on-line after commenting concerning the stabbing assault on author Salman Rushdie earlier this month.

“Horrifying news,” the “Harry Potter” author tweeted after studying concerning the assault. “Feeling very sick right now. Let him be OK.” A Twitter person responded to Rowling, saying, “Don’t worry you are next.”

The incident led Warner Bros., the studio behind the Potter movies, to problem an announcement condemning the risk.

Rowling weighed in on her use of social media throughout her interview with Norton.

“I try to behave online as I would like others to behave. … I’ve never threatened anyone, obviously, and I certainly wouldn’t want anyone to go to their houses or anything like that,” Rowling stated.

“Social media can be a lot of fun, and I do like the pub argument aspect of it. That can be a fun thing to do but there’s no doubt that social media is a gift for people who want to behave in a malign way,” she added.