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Depp Out Of 'Fantastic Beasts' Franchise [Video]

Depp Out Of 'Fantastic Beasts' Franchise

CNN is reporting that Johnny Depp is stepping down from the 'Fantastic Beasts' franchise. On Friday, Warner Brothers announced Depp will no longer play the villainous dark wizard at the center of the..

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Tom Felton working on 'Harry Potter' reunion to celebrate anniversary [Video]

Tom Felton working on 'Harry Potter' reunion to celebrate anniversary

Tom Felton is working on a 'Harry Potter' reunion to celebrate the movie saga's upcoming anniversary.

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Tom Felton planning a Harry Potter reunion [Video]

Tom Felton planning a Harry Potter reunion

Tom Felton has revealed that he is planning a "digital celebration" with his 'Harry Potter' castmates to mark 19 years since the release of the first film, 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone'.

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How to spot a Harry Potter first edition [Video]

How to spot a Harry Potter first edition

A rare first edition of Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone is beingauctioned in the Midlands next week. Hansons Auctioneers expect the book tosell for around £30,000 - but possibly as much as..

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Harry Potter statue unveiled in Leicester Square [Video]

Harry Potter statue unveiled in Leicester Square

A statue of the character Harry Potter, based on the JK Rowling novels, hasbeen unveiled in London’s Leicester Square. The monument depicts the famousyoung wizard playing Quidditch, a scene from the..

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Actor John Cleese accused of transphobia

English actor John Cleese, best known for co-founding the Monty Python comedy troupe, has been accused of transphobia after defending author JK Rowling and joking about trans identities on social..
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Divina De Campo doesn’t understand why JK Rowling ‘is worried about public bogs’ when she ‘lives in a castle’

Divina De Campo had several choice words for JK Rowling and Dame Edna Everage over their antagonising remarks about trans lives. The Drag Race UK star talked candidly about Rowling’s recent..
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Jonathan Van Ness has had it with ‘cruel’ John Cleese. Officially

Jonathan Van Ness had nothing but scorn for John Cleese after the Monty Python star let loose another string of anti-trans tweets in support of JK Rowling. For reasons known only to John Cleese, the..
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John Cleese says he ‘identifies as a Cambodian police woman’ as he doubles down on his support for JK Rowling

John Cleese doubled down on his support for JK Rowling for her anti-trans views while appearing to mock trans people because that’s how he spends his Sunday morning (November 22) apparently. The..
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie shows support for ‘transphobic’ JK Rowling

Popular ‘feminist’ author and public speaker, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has shared a message of support for Harry Potter writer, JK Rowling, who has been branded as anti-trans by many.
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie thinks JK Rowling’s anti-trans essay was ‘a perfectly reasonable piece’

Acclaimed feminist author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie thinks JK Rowling’s explosive anti-trans essay was “a perfectly reasonable piece”. In a lengthy essay, posted to her own website in June,..
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Six the Musical writers Marlow and Moss pull-out of appearance after finding out they shared the same bill as JK Rowling

Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, the writers of the West End musical Six, have pulled out of a radio slot after they learned that JK Rowling was also being interviewed. The duo had been scheduled to appear..
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JK Rowling: Releasing The Ickabog gave me a sense of purpose during lockdown

JK Rowling has said writing The Ickabog during the pandemic gave her a “sense of purpose” as she worried about the impact of coronavirus on families.
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Harry Potter author JK Rowling's new children's fairytale book launches

harry potter author jk rowling's new children's fairytale book launches
The proceeds of the new book will go towards helping support vulnerable groups who’ve been impacted by Covid-19.
Daily Record - Published

JK Rowling's The Ickabog child illustrators chosen for book

BBC Local News: Bristol -- A handful of children, including one from Bristol, are picked out of 18,000 entries for The Ickabog.
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Stephen Fry ‘disappoints’ trans fans by narrating JK Rowling’s new audiobook

JK Rowling has announced that Stephen Fry will narrate the audiobook of her fairytale The Ickabog, to the disappointment of his trans fans. On Monday (November 9), Rowling announced on Twitter that the..
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Belfast pupil's delight at helping to illustrate JK Rowling book

belfast pupil's delight at helping to illustrate jk rowling book
A Belfast student says she's overjoyed after being picked to help illustrate JK Rowling's new fairytale, The Ickabog.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Johnny Depp booted from JK Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts after losing ‘wife beater’ libel case

Johnny Depp confirmed Friday (6 November) that in the fallout of his legal challenge against a British newspaper that called him a “wife beater”, he has resigned from his role in the Fantastic..
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Literary giant Margaret Atwood artfully shuts down transphobes in the simplest of terms

Margaret Atwood has shut down transphobes everywhere with stunning logic, clearly laying out why everyone should recognise the validity of trans identities. In the wake of JK Rowling’s explosive..
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Ellen DeGeneres’ popularity dealt another massive blow, capping off a year plagued by controversy

Ellen DeGeneres has lost hundreds of thousands of social media followers – more than any other celebrity this year – a report has found. DeGeneres has seen her Twitter and Instagram followings..
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Man who paid for JK Rowling billboard ‘arrested for antagonising and trying to punch protesters’

A man who paid for an “I heart JK Rowling” billboard following the author’s comments on trans lives has reportedly been arrested for “antagonising protestors and even attempting to punch..
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SNL’s Kate McKinnon takes snide swipe at JK Rowling in hilarious sketch with Adele

Saturday Night Live star Kate McKinnon tore into JK Rowling’s controversial comments against trans people in a snide sketch with none other than Adele. Adele, who invented humanity’s capacity to..
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JK Rowling transvestite killer book critics have lostthe plot says William Boyd

jk rowling transvestite killer book critics have lostthe plot says william boyd
Scots author wades into the transgender row as he attacks the growing “cancel culture” which threatens literary freedom.
Daily Record - Published

Network Rail ‘inundated’ with complaints after removing ‘antagonistic’ JK Rowling billboard

Network Rail received hundreds of complaints after it removed a “clearly antagonistic” advert expressing support for JK Rowling. The poster was paid for by Posie Parker, one of Britain’s loudest..
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JK Rowling Edinburgh Waverley poster triggers complaint battle with rail bosses

jk rowling edinburgh waverley poster triggers complaint battle with rail bosses
Network Rail bosses received hundreds of messages after removing a poster backing the author’s controversial transgender comments.
Daily Record - Published

Feminist icon Roxane Gay thinks JK Rowling was ‘rightly vilified’ after ‘painting herself as a victim’

Roxane Gay thinks Harry Potter author JK Rowling was “rightly vilified” when she tried to turn her explosive views on trans people into a “grand statement on gender”. The queer author of Bad..
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SNL star Pete Davidson loved Harry Potter so much he got a tattoo, before JK Rowling’s ‘disappointing’ outbursts

Pete Davidson has expressed his regret at getting a Harry Potter themed tattoo before JK Rowling made her “disappointing” anti-trans views public. Asked about his thoughts on the controversy..
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Stephen King, Margaret Atwood and more than 1,000 literary heroes ‘put their names on the line’ for trans and non-binary people

Stephen King, Margaret Atwood and Neil Gaiman have joined more than 1,800 American and Canadian literary figures in pledging their support for trans and non-binary people. As JK Rowling’s explosive..
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H from Steps on JK Rowling, trans skaters in Dancing on Ice, and why the band will never, ever do Eurovision

Ian Watkins, or “H from Steps” as he’s more widely known, has been busy during lockdown. No, he hasn’t gone slightly mad, he’s just been keeping his twin sons occupied with various creative..
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Harry Potter author JK Rowling honours her Gloucestershire home

harry potter author jk rowling honours her gloucestershire home
The village will be presented with a special Harry Potter golden banner
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Harry Potter video game boss insists JK Rowling ‘has the right to express her opinions’ on trans people

The president of Warner Bros Games, the publishers behind the upcoming big-budget open-world Harry Potter video game, allegedly said that JK Rowling “has the right to hold her opinions” on trans..
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Hundreds more literary figures sign powerful letter of support to trans and non-binary people. JK Rowling still yet to add her name

A powerful letter of solidarity from the literary community to trans and non-binary people has amassed a staggering 1,500 signatures, showing that love always triumphs over hate. The open letter,..
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John Cleese argues with ‘sad’ fans after insisting he’s ‘proud’ to stand in solidarity with JK Rowling

Monty Python’s John Cleese has disappointed fans by declaring he is “proud” to stand alongside JK Rowling in defence of her explosive views on trans people. The comedy actor, who played Nearly..
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John Cleese adds name to list of cultural figures supporting JK Rowling

John Cleese has added his name to a list of signatories of a letter supporting JK Rowling, amid a row over her stance on transgender issues.
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More than 200 literary giants sending ‘message of love’ to trans and non-binary people after JK Rowling open letter

More than 200 literary giants, including Jeanette Winterson and Malorie Blackman, have signed their names to “a message of love and solidarity” for trans and non-binary people. The letter, which..
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Eddie Redmayne: 'Vitriol' JK Rowling received over transgender rights comments is 'absolutely disgusting'

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Perfect explanation why cis men should never play trans women goes viral as Eddie Redmayne responds to JK Rowling

As Eddie Redmayne moves to defend JK Rowling, trans allies have been quick to share a scene from the Netflix documentary Disclosure that perfectly articulates why the actor’s allyship is so..
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Gender-fluid model challenges JK Rowling to prove she’s an ally and back plans for a National LGBT+ Day

A gender-fluid model is urging JK Rowling to endorse the creation of a National LGBT+ Day in Britain as a way of showing that the author “understands and supports” the queer community. Lady Lloyd,..
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Eddie Redmayne calls out ‘hideous torrent of abuse towards trans people’ – as he returns to work on JK Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them star Eddie Redmayne has called out a “hideous torrent of abuse” towards trans people online, as production resumes on the embattled JK Rowling film..
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JK Rowling expresses gratitude after literary luminaries write supportive letter

JK Rowling has expressed her gratitude after playwright Sir Tom Stoppard and actress Frances Barber signed a letter saying she is a victim of “an insidious, authoritarian and misogynistic trend in..
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Pointless host Alexander Armstrong and Death in Paradise star Ben Miller ‘stand in solidarity’ with JK Rowling

Pointless host Alexander Armstrong and Death in Paradise star Ben Miller have joined with Graham Linehan and supporters of the LGB Alliance in signing an open letter purporting to ‘stand in..
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JK Rowling tops book charts despite transphobia accusations

JK Rowling’s new novel Troubled Blood (published under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith) has topped book charts despite many branding it as transphobic.
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Brian Cox defends JK Rowling after trans comments backlash

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Succession star Brian Cox jumps to JK Rowling’s defence while lambasting inclusive language around menstruation

Succession star Brian Cox has jumped to the defence of JK Rowling, blaming “cancel culture” for the public backlash against her explosive trans views. The Harry Potter author faced fierce..
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JK Rowling’s ‘cross-dressing serial killer’ book tops the charts – and people are pointing out the glaringly obvious

JK Rowling has topped the UK book chart with her controversial new novel Troubled Blood, proving once and for all that cancel culture isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Troubled Blood, written under..
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JK Rowling platforms anti-trans shop selling ‘lesbians don’t have penises’ and ‘f**k your pronouns’ merch

JK Rowling broke her Twitter silence following the release of her heavily-criticised new book by sharing a new purchase: a “This with doesn’t burn” t-shirt from a store which also sells..
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Judith Butler artfully dismantles trans-exclusionary feminism and JK Rowling. Hang this in the Louvre immediately

The philosopher and feminist Judith Butler has skewered the tenets underpinning trans-exclusionary feminism in an email exchange so magnificent it should be printed out and framed. In an interview with..
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JK Rowling's 'very moving marital moment'

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JK Rowling: Making a mess of my life pushed me to write Harry Potter

JK Rowling says that making “such a mess of my life” spurred her on to write her first Harry Potter novel.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Cornish pub and cafe feature in JK Rowling's new book

cornish pub and cafe feature in jk rowling's new book
The latest Cormoran Strike novel Troubled Blood by JK Rowling, writing as Robert Galbraith, has scenes set in Falmouth and St Mawes
Cornish Guardian - Published

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