Warner Bros ‘proud’ to work with JK Rowling after Harry Potter star was barred from talking about the author

Ms Rowling has been criticized for her views on the trans community

Warner Bros said it was “proud” to work with JK Rowling after a Harry Potter star was prevented from answering a question about the controversial author.

Ms Rowling has spoken out about her views on the trans community, which has earned her criticism on social media.

Tom Felton, who played Draco Malfoy in the global fantasy film series based on Ms Rowling’s books, was asked to comment on the author during a recent interview, but a PR alongside Mr Felton quit. quickly interrupted and said, “Next question please”.

In a statement on the incident, the third-party PR team said: “JK Rowling is not related to Warner or Tom Felton, the team felt this was not relevant to the article. “

JK Rowling

Warner Bros.

Warner Bros.

But Warner Bros have since hit back at their comments, telling MailOnline it was ‘completely untrue’ and they were ‘proud’ to work with ‘one of the world’s most accomplished storytellers’.

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Warner Bros has worked alongside Rowling on the Harry Potter series, as well as more recent Fantastic Beasts films.

Harry Potter star Emma Watson has previously slammed Ms Rowling for her views on being trans.

Ms Watson took to Twitter to say: ‘Trans people are who they say they are and deserve to live their lives without being constantly questioned or told they are not who they say they are.

“I want my trans followers to know that I and so many other people around the world see you, respect you and love you for who you are.”

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