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J.K. Rowling, the non-Jewish author of the Harry Potter series, decided to weigh in on Wednesday, defining anti-Semitism for her 14.4 million Twitter followers. She posted a screen grab of a non-Jew gentile-splaining what Judaism is — “Judaism is a religion not a race” — and gently explained why this is ...
“When you only understand bigotry in terms of "pick a team" and get a mind- boggling response,” J.K. Rowling tweeted in response to the remark. She made good use of a GIF featuring Hugh Laurie captioned “The 'Arabs are Semitic too' hot takes have arrived #Antisemitism,” responding to a gaggle of ...

St Michael's CofE Primary School in Linden Close, Winterbourne, was once home to JK Rowling, who went on to become one of the most-loved authors in the world when she created Harry Potter. The school says it has has now received an 'anonymous donation' to help children with their literary work.
J.K Rowling is, undisputedly, royalty when it comes to putting pen to paper. The creator of Harry Potter has used her way with words to create an escape for millions of fans around the world. But her ability to put the written word to good use isn't limited to paperbacks. With over 14 million followers on Twitter, ...
A mission to take children out of poorly-run orphanages could be something from a Harry Potter plot. But that is the goal of a charity founded by JK Rowling. The charity, Lumos, works with governments in countries like Moldova and Ukraine to reform their education and child protection systems. But it is a ...
Not to read, but because the 55-year old's conviction is a sharp reminder of the inflated prices paid for first editions of the epic children's series, especially if JK Rowling has scrawled her name in them. Even signed first editions of her adult debut, The Casual Vacancy, head towards four figures. The stolen ...

Everyone's heard the old excuse about the dog eating the homework. This one's way, way better, though. SEE ALSO: 11 times J.K. Rowling tweeted awesome writing advice. It started when the official QI account shared this glorious fact about the Large Hadron Collider on Thursday: In April 2016, the Large ...
Beloved author and outspoken Twitter user J.K. Rowling found herself in the middle of a social media flare-up on Wednesday after she accidentally liked a tweet that some users called "transphobic." The tweet in question was meant to highlight the struggles women have long endured in parliament, but its ...
J.K. Rowling isn't one to steer clear of mental-health issues. She's been open with her fans about her struggles with depression, and now she's offering some guidance about her go-to self-care practice for when she's feeling down. Many of Rowling's fans grab their prized stack of Harry Potter books ...
Over the last few months fans have fallen in love with Strike, the BBC adaptation of JK Rowling's detective series (written under the penname Robert Galbraith) that stars Tom Burke and Holliday Grainger as a couple of private detectives dealing with unusual cases in the heart of London. However, the ...
JK Rowling's third Cormoran Strike novel finally arrives on BBC1 – but who are the actors bringing the characters to life? Tom Burke as Strike in Strike: Career of Evil. Sunday, 4th March 2018 at 9:00 pm. Robert Galbraith's Cormoran Strike is back for the third in a series of crime-solving adventures, written by JK Rowling.
New York Times talks to J.K. Rowling ahead of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Broadway debut. By Herb Scribner @HerbScribner. Published: February 21, 2018 2:00 pm Updated: Feb. 21, 2018 2:17 p.m. ...
J.K. Rowling often goes after people on Twitter, but usually she reserves her magical takedowns for trolls or politicians. Not today, though. This morning, the subject of her wrath was something entirely different: an emoji. SEE ALSO: 11 times J.K. Rowling tweeted awesome writing advice. It started with this ...
But while Alice loves everything about Harry Potter (she has read each of the seven books 14 times), she does not like JK Rowling. “I strongly dislike her,” Alice (who does not wish to disclose her surname) says. “I just think she wrote many beautiful things in Harry Potter, but she doesn't live up to them in ...
To read more books news, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands Friday, or buy it here now; you can also get the Elisabeth Moss cover online or at Barnes & Noble. Don't forget to subscribe for more exclusive interviews and photos, only in EW. Tomi Adeyemi is in yet another airport, ...
The author teased fans with a Twitter post on Tuesday morning (February 27) when she alluded that she's found an ending for her private investigator protagonist Cormoran Strike. "Today, at long last, Strike thinks he knows who did it," Rowling said in the tweet. Today, at long last, Strike thinks he knows ...
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JK Rowling has ridiculed Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore by suggesting he lost Tuesday's election because he was being punished by a black, female God. Mr Moore – a former state judge with strong support among evangelical conservatives – lost the Alabama special election by only a narrow ...
But this month has at least produced a surprising target for the self-appointed social-media jury: JK Rowling, beloved author of the Harry Potter series. Rowling has angered commentators and tweeters by standing up for the casting of Johnny Depp in the new film in the Harry Potter spinoff franchise, ...
Harry Potter creator JK Rowling might be getting her own major motion picture in the not-too-distant future. A biopic of the author, which tells the story of how at age 25 she was juggling her career and personal life and managed to create the now iconic wizarding world, is one of the scripts at the top of the ...
Prince William Names J.K. Rowling Royal Companion of Honor. By Desiree Murphy 9:03 AM PST, December 12, 2017. jk_rowling_prince_william_royal_honor. Andrew Matthews - WPA Pool/Getty Images. J.K. Rowling is now a royal Companion of Honor! The Harry Potter author was granted the prestigious title by Prince ...
Update | After more than a year of pressure from fans, author J.K. Rowling has finally spoken out about casting Johnny Depp in her Fantastic Beasts film franchise. In a statement posted to her website on Thursday, Rowling defended Depp's casting and asserted the actor will continue to star in the titular role ...
J. K. Rowling reportedly blocks a fan, Harry Styles reveals his biggest fashion inspiration and Kelly Clarkson does Carpool Karaoke... Here's your Celebrity Slump. Every weekday, we scrape the showbiz barrel to bring you the latest celebrity dirt and get you through that 3pm slump. So grab a snickers and a ...
A fan asked J.K. Rowling why Johnny Depp is remaining in the "Fantastic Beasts" series after he allegedly beat his ex-wife. Another actor was ... J.K. Rowling found a solution for people asking her pesky questions about Johnny Depp's casting in the "Fantastic Beasts" series on Twitter: Just block them. A fan, who goes by ...
As Mashable readers know, we here spend a lot of time reading JK Rowling's tweets. But Rowling has never written or tweeted about a Sprout/Flitwick pairing. The humor site CollegeHumor, however, did include a fake photoshopped tweet in a Rowling roundup that seems to be the source of Bloomsbury's ...
JK Rowling has stepped in to defend Meghan Markle after a magazine suggested she was an “unsuitable” match for Prince Harry. Amid the widespread celebration about his engagement to American actress, Melanie McDonagh penned a piece for the The Spectator about their forthcoming nuptials.
Many were understandably outraged at these comments and took to the internet to continue the conversation that started when the casting was first announced. And one fan took their general concern with Johnny remaining in the production to Twitter and tagged J.K. Rowling in a tweet — a move that they ...
... ridiculous mistake and it all disappearing.” To control such a vast empire while getting a significant cut of the earnings is not about luck, but a meticulous licensing and accounting strategy, media guru Mark Borkowski says. “JK Rowling's been blessed with some very good people around her,” he explains.
JK Rowling's Harry Potter novels have inspired many things, from films to theme parks and a whole spin-off series about some fantastic beasts ...
Over the weekend, the famous Harry Potter author — who's the highest-paid author in the game, joined by masters of drama and thriller like ...
Children's book illustrator and author (Goth Girl, Ottoline, The Edge Chronicles) – and The Observer political cartoonist – Chris Riddell has just ...
JK Rowling is well known for being an active participant when it comes to interacting with fans – and we're grateful for that. But it also means ...
Author J.K. Rowling was among those who, with a heavy heart, tweeted about how times have changed. “People keep retweeting these Obama ...
If you live in Seattle and get a yearning to walk through the cobbled streets birthed from the magical mind of J.K.Rowling, you're looking at a ...
Spam mail happens to everyone. Even J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter creator and frequent online political commentator, who appears to have ...
In the wake of President Donald Trump's continued criticism of the Democratic party and specifically, Hillary Clinton, over the infamous Russia ...
To date over 500 million copies of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series have been sold, making it the all-time bestselling book series. (Harry Potter ...
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of the first book in the Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling's original pitch for The Philosopher's ...
Twenty years ago, J.K. Rowling blessed us all when she released the first Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, which is ...
The tale of J.K. Rowling's attempts to find a publisher for the Harry Potter books is an oft-told and inspiring story of eventual triumph over ...
BWW Previews: CUCKOO'S CALLING By J.K. Rowling Picked Up For TV! THE CUCKOO'S CALLING, the first book in the Cormoran Strike ...
Therefore it's amazing to consider that J.K. Rowling's original pitch for the series was turned down by 12 different publishing houses before ...
“Harry Potter” creator J.K. Rowling is Europe's highest-paid celebrity, earning $95 million in a twelve-month period, Forbes magazine estimates.
She was followed by footie ace Cristiano Ronaldo, 32, who earned £70m, and the band Coldplay who bagged £66m over the past 12 months.
In a Wednesday afternoon tweet, the Harry Potter author retweeted former White House advisor Sebastian Gorka who wrote Tuesday, “Think: If ...
J.K. Rowling is not going to let Donald Trump away with anything, especially when he attempts to take credit for inventing a word. Over the ...
J.K. Rowling has a way with words — just ask the millions (billions?!) of people who've ever picked up a Harry Potter book. And though she's no ...
J.K. Rowling isn't afraid to get political. The Harry Potter author has become well known in recent years for her outspoken and frequently ...
In this extended interview transcript, correspondent Mark Phillips, who first profiled author J.K. Rowling for "Sunday Morning" back in 1999, ...
But with JK Rowling - who pens the Cormoran Strike novels under the name Robert Galbraith - planning "at least another 10 books", could we see Burke playing the role for many years to come? "I hear different numbers all the time," he told Digital Spy. "I had heard seven [books], so I don't know.


 

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