Die Wizarding World des Wizard’s Apprentice Harry Potter has been on everyone’s lips again for weeks and seems to be more popular at the moment than it has been for a long time. The reason for this is the role-playing game Hogwarts Legacy, which is currently causing a sensation on PC, Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X & S. But a possible planned reboot of the cinema films and speculation about a Harry Potter television series are also a topic of conversation among fans. And above all, the controversy surrounding best-selling author JK Rowling hovers. An actress from the Harry Potter films has now commented on the debate again.
Calls for boycott: Harry Potter author JK Rowling causes controversy
The criticism of the successful author JK Rowling does not stop. Since the creator of Harry Potter has repeatedly positioned herself against the self-determination of trans people and shared anti-trans content on social media platforms such as Twitter, she has been confronted with ongoing boycott calls. These also affect the role-playing game Hogwarts Legacy, which despite the controversy turns out to be a huge hit.
As part of the podcast The Witch Trials of JK Rowling, the author recently expressed how she deals with criticism of her person and how little she cares about her own legacy. Again and again, actors and actresses from the Harry Potter film series have their say and add their proverbial mustard. One in particular popular actress now put their criticism of JK Rowling into perspective.
Harry Potter actress puts criticism of JK Rowling into perspective
At Luna Lovegood According to the narration by JK Rowling, it is about a girl who is said to have a problem in her head. In the movies, she is portrayed by the Irish actress and vegan activist Evanna Lynch played. The now 32-year-old, like Harry Melling (Dudley Dursley), sided with the main actors Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffewho in the past have openly criticized author JK Rowling for her trans-phobia.
Boycott calls against JK Rowling: Harry Potter actress relativizes criticism of the author (2) Source: Warner
In the meantime, however, she seems to have moved away from this position. in one Interview she commented again on the boycott calls and allegations against Harry Potter author JK Rowling: “I was very naïve when I was drawn into this debate. I wasn’t aware that there were two sides, I was just thinking in terms of categories ‘gut’ and ‘bad’. I can understand both sides.”
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She continues: “I have great sympathy for trans people,” but puts this statement into perspective with demands J. K. Rowling to listen more. She admits to the successful author that she “stands up for the weakest members of society” and describes the controversy as “differences of opinion”. Would prefer the actress of Luna Lovegood a quick end to the debate: “Let’s all just stop talking about this” suggests iric actress before.
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