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12 Oct
Harry Potter author JK Rowling on Tuesday released her first children's Christmas book, inspired by lockdown and her son David's beloved cuddly toy pigs. "The Christmas Pig" is a story about "being lost and being found, about loving and being loved, about what stays with us and what falls away," the author told the Sunday…
20 Sep 2020
Unpredictability was the dominant theme of the week. Without recovering from the shock of one event, another was waiting on the side to get your attention. From fairytales ending to fights against intellectual properties to interpreting word choices, here is a rundown of the week. A not-so-happy ending Cardi B has had enough of her…
16 Sep 2020
"Harry Potter" author JK Rowling is in a fresh row with transgender rights activists after her newly released novel, "Troubled Blood" features a cross-dressing serial killer. "Troubled Blood" follows a private detective, Cormoran Strike, as he investigates a cisgender male serial killer who dons women’s clothing to kill female victims. The book released on Tuesday…
29 Aug 2020
"Harry Potter" author JK Rowling on Friday said that she would give back an award bestowed upon her by the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organization after one of its members criticised her views on gender issues. The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organisation presented Rowling with its Ripple of Hope award in December 2019.…
JK Rowling
11 Jun 2020
J.K Rowling, the author of  "Harry Potter" yesterday revealed that she is a survivor of domestic abuse and sexual assault. She made this known in a blog post to give context to her controversial past comments about transgender women. Last weekend, Rowling faced backlash for her tweet about "people who menstruate." She wrote: "I'm sure there used…
11 Sep 2018
An Australian cartoonist faced withering criticism on Tuesday for portraying tennis superstar Serena Williams using -- what Harry Potter author JK Rowling described as -- "racist and sexist tropes". Mark Knight's caricature, published in Melbourne's Herald Sun newspaper on Monday, showed a butch and fat-lipped Williams throwing a temper tantrum at the US Open. In…
8 Dec 2017
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is defending the decision to cast Johnny Depp in the next Fantastic Beasts movie. The author says Depp's personal life is private and should be respected. Her announcement follows a backlash from fans who said they were unhappy about the circumstances of the actor's divorce from Amber Heard - the couple's…

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