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Tag Archives: Harry Potter

Harry Potter flies in London, playing Quidditch over Leicester Square

LONDON: A statue of Harry Potter, flying a Nimbus 2000 broom over the Hogwarts Quidditch pitch, was unveiled in London’s Leicester Square. The bronze statue, which shows Potter, played by Daniel Radcliffe, is just a few steps from where the film “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” had its world ...

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Outrage at UK story ‘justifying’ JK Rowling abuse

LONDON: Domestic abuse campaigners on Friday expressed outrage at a front-page story in The Sun where the ex-husband of “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling defended hitting her. Rowling revealed this week that she suffered domestic abuse in her first marriage, and a “serious sexual assault” in her twenties. The Sun ...

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Emma Watson delighted by self-partnered popularity

HOLLYWOOD star Emma Watson is ‘’so happy’’ people feel ‘’empowered’’ by describing themselves as ‘’self-partnered’’. The ‘Little Women’ actress caused a stir last month when she used the phrase to describe her single status and she’s glad her ‘stressful moment’ has inspired other people.   View this post on Instagram ...

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Emma Watson is ‘self-partnered’

LONDON: Emma Watson is happy being ‘’self-partnered’’. The ‘Harry Potter’ actress ‘’never believed’’ people who claimed they were content to be single and it’s took her a ‘’long time’’ to embrace her own status without a partner. She said: ‘’I never believed the whole ‘I’m happy single’ spiel. I was ...

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Australian cartoonist under fire for Serena sketch

SYDNEY: An Australian cartoonist faced withering criticism for portraying tennis superstar Serena Williams using – what Harry Potter author JK Rowling described as – “racist and sexist tropes”. Mark Knight’s caricature, published in Melbourne’s Herald Sun newspaper on Monday, showed a butch and fat-lipped Williams throwing a temper tantrum at ...

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Harry Potter actor Robert Hardy passes away

One of England’s most popular character actors and ‘Harry Potter’ star Robert Hardy has died at the age of 91. According to The Independent, the family of the late actor confirmed the news by issuing a statement. The statement read, “It is with great sadness that the family of Robert ...

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