The release of Hogwarts Legacy last week has strongly reignited the controversy surrounding JK Rowling, author of the Harry Potter saga.
The writer has been seen as a transphobic figure as a result of several tweets published a few years ago. A part of the Harry Potter fandom raised their hands to their heads and vowed never to touch one of his books again.
Movie stars have also spoken out Harry Potterboth for and against JK Rowling being able to give her opinion on gender and sexuality issues.
The writer has defended herself on several occasions, including a lengthy post on her official website a couple of years ago, though it was not particularly well received. Now, JK Rowling returns to address the controversy that, as we have said, Hogwarts Legacy has revived with that famous boycott.
JK Rowling considers that they have been misunderstanding her for years
A little preview of the podcast The Witch Trials of J.K. Rowling (via Los Angeles Times), which will premiere on February 21 and will be hosted by Megan Phelps-Roper and produced by Bari Weissthe author of Harry Potter He stresses that he never intended to make people uncomfortable.
“What has interested me in recent years, particularly on social media, is when fans say, ‘You ruined your legacy. You could have been loved forever, but you chose to say this.’ And I think, ‘You couldn’t have misunderstood me more. deeply”.
With the cancellation of his figure or any production related to his famous saga of booksit does not seem that the dark cloud that hangs over the writer is going to disappear in the short term.
It remains to be seen if this new podcast alleviates that feeling that there is with JK Rowling or if it manages to improve, even a little, the situation.