The famous Harry Potter author rarely tweets – but when she does, she always hits her mark. When fan Ana Kocovic asked in a since deleted tweet, “Thank you so much for writing Harry Potter. I wonder why you said that Dumbledore is a gay because I can’t see him in that way,” Rowling swiftly and simply responded with, “Maybe because gay people just look like… people?” The young fan then thanked the author for her response, tweeting: “Yes you are absolutely right. Such an inspiration!!!” Rowling regularly interacts with her readers, and it is not the first time that she had to defend herself for making Hogwart’s beloved headmaster gay. She revealed this information back in 2007, when the final Harry Potter book was published, saying: “It has certainly never been news to me that a brave and brilliant man could love other men.”
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