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‘Cis is ideological language’ J.K. Rowling sparks controversy on Twitter

(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 29, 2022 British writer JK Rowling poses on the red carpet after arriving to attend the World Premiere of the film "Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore" in London. - The first Harry Potter television series is set to be made, with author JK Rowling acting as an executive producer, Warner Bros. Discovery announced on April 12, 2023. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / AFP)
Published on Jun 22, 2023 10:11 PM IST

High on nostalgia: Popular Hollywood franchises expand as series

The Twilight Saga’s television series is now in the works.
Updated on Apr 25, 2023 12:08 PM IST

Twitter ticks off celebrities: Celebs who lost the blue tick & those who kept it

Twitter's blue tick mark has been a coveted symbol of authenticity and credibility for years. However, on April 20, 2023, Twitter CEO Elon Musk initiated a crackdown on legacy blue ticks, leaving many celebrities without the blue checkmark.
Updated on Apr 21, 2023 02:30 AM IST

Harry Potter fans not happy with TV adaptation news, refuse to watch show

Harry Potter fans are reacting strongly against the announcement of a new TV adaptation of the series.
Published on Apr 14, 2023 04:34 PM IST

Helena Bonham Carter claims Johnny Depp is ‘vindicated’ after Amber Heard trial

Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter starred in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
Published on Nov 28, 2022 01:39 PM IST

Harry Potter star Ralph Fiennes defends JK Rowling's stance on trans people

Ralph Fiennes has defended Harry Potter author JK Rowling.
Published on Oct 25, 2022 07:16 PM IST

Helen Mirren, Daniel Craig, JK Rowling remember Queen Elizabeth II

Helen Mirrena and Daniel Craig remembered Queen Elizabeth II. 
Published on Sep 09, 2022 10:31 AM IST

JK Rowling says nobody asked her not to be on Harry Potter reunion special

JK Rowling appeared in the Harry Potter anniversary special but through archival footage.
Published on Aug 29, 2022 08:28 PM IST

Scotland Police starts probe after JK Rowling receives death threats online

JK Rowling received death threats on Twitter.
Published on Aug 14, 2022 05:26 PM IST

‘You are next’: JK Rowling gets death threats on Twitter after attack on Rushdie

Bestselling author JK Rowling
Published on Aug 14, 2022 11:00 AM IST

Mother's Day quotes by famous poets, authors from Edgar Allan Poe to JK Rowling

Mother's Day quotes by famous poets, authors from Edgar Allan Poe to JK Rowling 
Updated on May 08, 2022 09:27 AM IST

J K Rowling slams Putin for dragging her into ‘cancel culture’ rant against West

JK Rowling has been criticised for her alleged binary views on sex and gender.
Published on Mar 26, 2022 06:19 AM IST

Putin says Russian culture being 'cancelled' like JK Rowling

Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Updated on Mar 26, 2022 04:49 AM IST

Fans believe Emma Watson took a dig at JK Rowling at the BAFTAs. Watch

Emma Watson at the 75th British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA) at the Royal Albert Hall in London. (REUTERS/Henry Nicholls)
Published on Mar 14, 2022 04:25 PM IST

Why JK Rowling wasn’t part of Harry Potter 20th Anniversary reunion special

JK Rowling appeared in the Harry Potter anniversary special but through archival footage.
Published on Dec 31, 2021 07:45 PM IST

Harry Potter reunion reviews are out, here's what critics say

Harry Potter reunion reviews are out.
Published on Dec 30, 2021 02:14 PM IST

Harry Potter actor says she was told to lie about facing racist abuse from fans

Katie Leung and Daniel Radcliffe in a still from Harry Potter.
Published on Mar 12, 2021 02:43 PM IST

Mouni Roy’s chic pictures and Harry Potter love are all we need to not let muggles bring down our spirits

Mouni Roy’s steamy pictures makes fans empty their stash of love
Updated on Sep 17, 2020 10:23 AM IST

JK Rowling returns award from group linked to Kennedy family after organisation’s prez criticises her transgender comments

FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 file photo, writer J.K. Rowling poses for the media at the world premiere of the film "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" in Paris. Rowling announced on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 she is returning an award from a human rights group linked to the Kennedy family after the president of the organization criticized her comments about transgender issues. Rowling’s decision comes after Kerry Kennedy, the president of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and the late senator’s daughter, published a statement expressing her “profound disappointment” with the author’s comments.
Updated on Aug 29, 2020 03:20 PM IST

Daniel Radcliffe almost quit acting before being cast as Harry Potter; a throwback to how he was discovered

Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson after being cast as Harry, Ron and Hermione.
Updated on Jul 23, 2020 06:44 AM IST

JK Rowling, Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie among 150 artists, activists to raise ‘illiberalism’ concerns

Authors (L-R) JK Rowling, Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 05:46 PM IST

JK Rowling’s ex-husband responds to abuse allegations, admits to slapping her, says ‘I’m not sorry’

JK Rowling in a recent essay claimed that she was abused in her first marriage.
Updated on Jun 12, 2020 02:08 PM IST

Harry Potter author JK Rowling and trans women in single-sex spaces: What’s the furore?

FILE PHOTO: Author J.K. Rowling poses for a portrait while publicizing her adult fiction book "The Casual Vacancy" at Lincoln Center in New York October 16, 2012.
Updated on Aug 29, 2020 03:28 PM IST

JK Rowling defends trans tweet, says she is a survivor of sexual assault; Emma Watson and Eddie Redmayne hit back

JK Rowling has refused to ‘bow down’ to criticism over her transgender comments.
Updated on Jun 11, 2020 10:31 AM IST

When Daniel Radcliffe jeopardised future as Harry Potter by appearing nude in play, Warner Bros had to clarify

Daniel Radcliffe in a publicity still for Equus.
Updated on Jun 10, 2020 05:45 PM IST

Ananya Panday quotes Harry Potter amid ongoing controversy, Suhana Khan leaves comment. See pic

Ananya Panday and Suhana Khan have been lifelong friends.
Updated on Jun 09, 2020 06:32 PM IST

Daniel Radcliffe responds to JK Rowling’s Twitter backlash, apologises to Harry Potter fans

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has argued that “transgender women are women” and it has now become more important than ever to “not cause further harm” to the community.
Updated on Jun 09, 2020 03:42 PM IST

Daniel Radcliffe apologises to hurt Harry Potter fans after JK Rowling’s anti-trans tweets: ‘Transgender women are women’

Daniel Radcliffe is best known for playing young wizard Harry Potter in the film franchise based on JK Rowling’s books.
Updated on Jun 09, 2020 12:11 PM IST

Did Harry Potter actor Katie Leung just ‘cancel JK Rowling without talking about her?’ See her tweets

Katie Leung and Daniel Radcliffe in a still from Harry Potter.
Updated on Jun 08, 2020 06:27 PM IST
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