J.K. Rowling has not been snubbed from the Harry Potter reunion and in fact makes an appearance on the anniversary show.
This news comes after fans speculated that Rowling had been axed from the reunion show due to her trans-phobic comments.
Now its been revealed that the author of the series makes an appearance despite being “cancelled”. According to DigitalSpy, “in the new documentary, the movies’ stars discuss the impact that Rowling’s books had when they were published, while the author herself appears in footage that was filmed in 2019″.
Rowling had criticised the slogan “people who menstruate” in a series of fiery tweets writing,
“I’m sure there used to be a word for those people. Someone help me out. Wumben? Wimpund? Woomud?”.
According to Express, Daniel Radcliffe responded condemning the authors comments.
“Transgender women are women. Any statement to the contrary erases the identity and dignity of transgender people and goes against all advice given by professional health care associations who have far more expertise on this subject matter than either Jo or I,” Radcliffe said.
“To all the people who now feel that their experience of the books has been tarnished or diminished, I am deeply sorry for the pain these comments have caused you. I really hope that you don’t entirely lose what was valuable in these stories to you,” he added.
Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts will premiere on New Year’s Day on HBO Max.