J.K. Rowling takes hilarious umbrage at BBC's comparison of Donald Trump to Voldemort

It's uncommon for an author to come to the defense of her antagonists, but in this case, she had no choice

Published December 8, 2015 3:50PM (EST)

J.K. Rowling        (AP/Dan Hallman)
J.K. Rowling (AP/Dan Hallman)

"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling took offense at the BBC's characterization of GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump's charade of a campaign.

"Why people are calling American businessman Donald Trump 'Voldemort,'" the BBC's "newsbeat" headline reads. The article included tweets from those making the comparison:

Rowling contributed to the frivolity after the fact, writing:

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