J.K. Rowling Slams British Lobby Group Over Homophobic Tweet
Rowling jumped to the young man’s defense, pointing out how ludicrous and mean-spirited the tweet was.— Christian Voice (@UKCV) August 20, 2016
Thanks to her large Twitter presence, Rowling’s message went viral, with many on the site agreeing with her sentiments.
Can't decide which is more offensive in this tweet, the stupidity or the spite. https://t.co/ksqZp17drc— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) August 20, 2016
That tweet is a plausible excuse for an Avada Kedavra.— Jorge Guberte (@jorgeguberte) August 20, 2016
@UKCV Oh, yeah. I *turned* gay like Remus turned into a werewolf. ? Definitely the stupidity.— Ardit Haliti (@ardit_haliti) August 20, 2016
Christian Voice, who have a history of homophobic and Islamophobic rhetoric, doubled down on their hateful tweets about Daley.
That people turn gay and that it affects diving. That's two stupids vs one spite. A gold medal to stupidity, silver to spite. @jk_rowling— Cave Art Films (@Cave_Art_Films) August 20, 2016