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JK Rowling gives uncommon meeting uncovering she WAS approached to be in Harry Potter get-together show yet SHE turned it down – denying claims she was scorned over transsexual line with stars and demanding she won’t act how individuals maintain that she should on Twitter

JK Rowling gives uncommon meeting uncovering she WAS approached to be in Harry Potter get-together show yet SHE turned it down - denying claims she was scorned over transsexual line with stars and demanding she won't act how individuals maintain that she should on Twitter

The get-together, Return To Hogwarts, was delivered on January 1, yet didn’t highlight the creator behind the series separated from in old chronicle film. The creator’s appearance on the 20-year commemoration show was broadly conjectured about directly following embarrassment over her explanations about ladies’ and transsexual individuals’ privileges, which were marked ‘transphobic’. She has since stood up against drop culture in the midst of cases she has been ‘dropped’ by more youthful ages – yet her new meeting today shows that was not the situation here.

Fans had conjectured JK Rowling was reprimanded by gathering coordinators over her perspectives on transsexual individuals
However, in an uncommon meeting, the creator said she WAS welcome to the commemoration – yet essentially declined the greeting
She told Graham Norton on Virgin Radio today: ‘I would have rather not been a piece of it… nobody said don’t [do it]’
She was as of late in succession with Twitter over dangers against her were made after Salman Rushdie was gone after
Creator makes sense of that she cherishes the ‘bar fight’ air of Twitter yet has a ‘affection disdain relationship’ with it
JK Rowling says she was not reprimanded from the new Harry Potter gathering show over her dubious perspectives on transsexual individuals – however rather turned down a greeting.

The Return To Hogwarts gathering was delivered on January 1, however didn’t highlight Ms Rowling beside in old document film.
Her appearance on the 20-year commemoration show was generally estimated about following her explanations about ladies’ and transsexual individuals’ privileges, for which she blamed for being ‘transphobic’, however no articulation from the creator explained the matter at that point.
She has generally stood in opposition to drop culture in the midst of cases she has been ‘dropped’ by more youthful ages, however in an uncommon meeting today she said she ‘didn’t have any desire to be a piece of it’.

Talking with Graham Norton on Virgin Radio today, the 57-year-old said: ‘I was approached to be on that and I concluded I would have rather not been a piece of it.

‘It was about the movies not the books, properly. That was what was going on with the commemoration.

‘So nobody said don’t [do it]… I was approached to make it happen and I chose not to.’

She explained that she wasn’t prompted against showing up, making sense of that it was her own choice, pursuing fan theory around her nonappearance.

following fan speculation around her absence.

JK Rowling: I declined invitation to be at Harry Potter reunion show

The reunion, Return To Hogwarts, was released on January 1, but did not feature the author behind the series apart from in old archive footage (pictured)

Pictured: JK Rowling with young stars from Harry Potter. The only footage of the author speaking herself as opposed to being discussed was a segment from a 2019 interview

 Pictured: JK Rowling with young stars from Harry Potter. The only footage of the author speaking herself as opposed to being discussed was a segment from a 2019 interview

On speculation she had been snubbed for the reunion show

I wasn’t actually. I was asked to be on that and I decided I didn’t want to be a part of it. It was about the films not the books, quite rightly. That was what the anniversary was about so no one said don’t…I was asked to do it and I decided not to.

On Harry Potter and Ink Black Heart fans

It was wonderful what happened with Potter – but it was quite overwhelming at times. Crime fans… Like their sleep (laughs)

On the plot of JK Rowling’s new book and its cross over with real life

There are more echoes than I realized. I should make it really clear that after some of the things that have happened to me over the last year that this is not depicting… I had written the book before certain things happened to me online. I said to my husband I think everyone going to see this as a response to what happened to me but it genuinely wasn’t. The first draft of the book was finished at the point certain things happened. I’m being very mysterious, I’m just talking about online threats and so on.

On going out and being recognized

I was once in a shop in London with my son, he was a bit younger then and we took a wrong turn in the toy department and I ended up in the Harry Potter mechanize, and I was trapped. Because there was a big group of American young people behind me and a tonne of people in front andi dragged David behind a bookshelf and said “we’ll just wait here for a moment”. My son said how much money would you want for me to not shout “she’s here!”

I can go out and about but I don’t hang about Harry Potter mechanize stores which would be a little bit self destructive I think.

On speaking to the Harry Potter cast

I have… yes, I do. Some more than others but that was always the case. Some I knew better than others.

On how to de-escalate trolling online

I think on one level I’m not sure I can. I’m not sure any individual can. I try to behave online as I would like others to behave. I wouldn’t ever want to..I’ve never threatened anyone. I wouldn’t anyone to go to their houses or anything like that. 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 that want to behave.

I did actually take a whole year of Twitter or quite a long time and then when covid happened… I actually didn’t go back on for the pub brawl stuff, I went back on because i wanted to do the The Ickabog – a children’s book for those who don’t know – and I wanted to put it out for free and twitter was a really good….so I went back on for the intention of doing The Ickabog and I sort of have a love hate relationship with it now. I can happily go for afew days without getting into a pub brawl.

On links to the new book, The Ink Black Heart

Because the last book – Troubled Blood – was a cold case and it was very very traditional and I wanted to do something very different, and go into a completely different world of now. And it was a fun way to explore it because Strike is older, and not the type of person to ever be on Twitter or ever have any interest really in being on Twitter. He’s in a world he’s not really familiar with.

On Tom Burke and Holliday Grainger

They are fantastic people – two of the nicest people, most unpretentious and yet gifted actors you’re ever going to meet.

The only footage of the author speaking herself as opposed to being discussed is a segment from a 2019 interview which is repeatedly serialised.

In the interview she is seen discussing the uphill struggle to find an actor to play Harry when casting the first movie, Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone.

Since the last Harry Potter film was released its author has become a deeply divisive figure.

Most recently she hit headlines after posting about a ‘death threat’ she received in the wake of the violent attack on author Salman Rushdie.

The day of the attack, she wrote on Twitter: ‘Horrifying news. Feeling very sick right now. Let him be ok’.

An Islamic extremist then appeared to threaten Ms Rowling, writing: ‘you are next’.

She said she reported the threat to Twitter, before posting a screenshot of the response, commenting: ‘These are your guidelines, right? “Violence: You may not threaten violence against an individual or a group of people. We also prohibit the glorification of violence…

“Terrorism/violent extremism: You may not threaten or promote terrorism”…’

In an apparent bid to get Aziz booted off Twitter, Rowling later posted: ‘@TwitterSupport any chance of some support?’.

In her Virgin Radio interview, Graham Norton asked Ms Rowling about how she felt online trolling could be de-escalated.

‘I think on one level I’m not sure I can [de-escalate it]. I’m not sure any individual can.

‘I try to behave online as I would like others to behave. I wouldn’t ever want to… I’ve never threatened anyone,’

the author said.

She explained that while she loves the ‘pub brawl’ atmosphere of Twitter, she now has a ‘love hate relationship’ with the platform after she took a year off from using it.

‘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 that want to behave.’

The author has also often tweeted critically about the use of inclusive language and spaces, most memorably retweeting a post which referred to ‘people who menstruate’ and adding: ‘I’m sure there used to be a word for those people. Someone help me out. Wumben? Wimpund? Woomud?’

Transgender activists say Ms Rowling’s stances are discriminatory and fail to recognize the difficulties that transgender and non-binary people face, but some feminists argue it is vital to retain single-sex spaces to protect vulnerable women.

Ms Rowling has also received backlash from claims she made in a bid to defend herself in 2020, including the claim that only people who are

‘privileged or lucky enough never to have come up against male violence’

support inclusive spaces.

She said: ‘I stand alongside the brave women and men, gay, straight and trans, who’re standing up for freedom of speech and thought, and for the rights and safety of some of the most vulnerable in our society: young gay kids, fragile teenagers, and women who’re reliant on and wish to retain their single sex spaces.

‘Polls show those women are in the vast majority, and exclude only those privileged or lucky enough never to have come up against male violence or sexual assault, and who’ve never troubled to educate themselves on how prevalent it is.’

Asked if she still speaks to cast members, she added:

‘I have…yes, I do. Some more than others but that was always the case. Some I knew better than others.’

Rowling, who was promoting her new novel The Ink Black Heart by her pen name Robert Galbraith, also spoke of the difficulty of going out in public and being recognized.

Emma Watson (left) and Rupert Grint (right) share a heartwarming moment during the film reunion

Emma Watson (left) and Rupert Grint (right) share a heartwarming moment during the film reunion

JK Rowling attends the Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore world premiere at The Royal Festival Hall on March 29, 2022

JK Rowling attends the Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore world premiere at The Royal Festival Hall on March 29, 2022

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