Harry Potter actors turn against J.K RowlingWatch
Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint all publicly disagreed with Rowling’s recent comments on transgender issues.
Laurence Fox has criticised stars of the Harry Potter franchise who turned against JK Rowling for her comments about transgender issues.
Rowling has caused a great deal of controversy in recent days, after appearing to take issue with a headline about “people who menstruate”.
Following a backlash in which she was accused of being transphobic, Rowling then wrote a 3,700-word article on her website explaining that she was a survivor of sexual assault, which is what helped convince her of the need to maintain women-only spaces.
She also argued that biological sex is meaningful and claimed sections of the trans community are “seeking to erode women as a political and biological class”
Her essay was not supported by Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson or Rupert Grint, who all rose to fame through their roles in the Harry Potter films.
Personally, I believe they were wrong to turn their backs on her, as without Harry Potter, they wouldn't even be famous.
Fair play for speaking your mind, as I said I respect her more but unfortunately this is what celebrities have to deal with now. Go with the flow, go with the mob opinion, or you’re done for. What a ****ing state of a world we live in, I like Laurence Fox too, he’s got a good point.
It's the central theme to public life and even these forums these days, people wanting to suppress other people's opinions. Ban them, defund them, gag them, silence them, intern them, they're the new gulags. It's terrible to see people bite the hand that fed them only because they are so terrorised at the consequences of not doing so, the extent this has reached has even surprised me. It was always there but this is even worse than previously thought, there's no corner in society left immune to this leftist virus that will use anybody as an excuse to destroy the democratic world.
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