Tweet of the Day: J.K. Rowling’s Perfect Response to a Question About Dumbledore’s Sexuality
“Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling revealed that Albus Dumbledore was gay back in 2007 at Carnegie Hall, but apparently some fans still can’t seem to wrap their heads around it.
On Twitter Tuesday, a girl named Ana Kocovic reached out to Rowling and asked about the decision to make the Hogwarts headmaster a homosexual.
“Thank you so much for writing Harry Potter,” Kocovic wrote. “I wonder why you said that Dumbledore is a gay because I can’t see him in that way.”
And just like magic, Rowling responded with the most perfect tweet ever.
The girl ended up thanking her and apparently deleting all of her tweets. Her profile now says her name is Gellert Grindelwald, whom Rowling previously said was Dumbledore’s love interest.
“Amazing answer,” she replied. “Yes you are absolutely right. Such an inspiration!”
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