JK Rowling: Writer hits again after receiving ‘pipebomb’ demise danger


JK Rowling, creator of the Harry Potter books, has hit again on Twitter after a demise danger used to be levelled in opposition to her.

Rowling, who for some has develop into a arguable determine for her perspectives on transgender rights, gained the tweet on Sunday, which stated: “I want you a really nice pipebomb in mailbox”.

It got here after the creator informed any other consumer “we will be able to win” based on them providing to face by way of her within the face of grievance over her perspectives.

Along a screenshot of the danger, Rowling stated: “To be truthful, when you’ll’t get a lady sacked, arrested or dropped by way of her writer, and cancelling her handiest made her ebook gross sales cross up, there may be truly just one position to move.”

She added: “Sure, however now masses of trans activists have threatened to overcome, rape, assassinate and bomb me I have realised that this motion poses no chance to ladies by any means.

“Were given to get again to my bankruptcy now, however to the entire other people sending me stunning, sort, humorous and supportive messages, thanks such a lot.”

Rowling, who every so often writes beneath the pseudonym Robert Gailbraith, has again and again expressed critiques that might be thought to be gender-critical, drawing condemnation from some LGBTQ+ teams.

Closing 12 months, she publicly took factor with the word “individuals who menstruate” as an alternative of girls, and revealed a long weblog publish about why she felt she wanted to speak about transgender rights.

Harry Potter stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Eddie Redmayne all answered on the time, mentioning their strengthen for the transgender group, whilst acknowledging the affect Rowling’s writing had on their careers.


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