Tom Felton shared his support for author J.K. Rowling as the "Harry Potter" writer continues to receive criticism over her beliefs on biological sex and gender.
The actor opened up about his admiration for Rowling in a new interview with The Times of London. "I can't speak for what other individuals have said," he told the outlet. "I am constantly reminded that the Potter-verse, certainly when we were finishing the films, there was an expectation that the fandom would be dwindling slowly over the years, whereas most fans that say hello to me, shout ‘Potter’ or ‘Draco’ at me weren't even born when the books were being made." "I am quick to remind myself and others that ‘Potter’ for some reason has brought more people together across the world and more generations than probably anything else has in the past 20 years, and I'm quick to celebrate that," he added. "It came from one person, and that's her, so I'm very grateful." Tom Felton shared his admiration for J.K.
Rowling in a new interview. (Getty Images) In 2020, Rowling made headlines after she defended the concept of biological sex on Twitter.The author reposted an article titled: "Creating a more equal post COVID-19 world for people who menstruate." She wrote in response, "People who menstruate.
I’m sure there used to be a word for those people. Someone help me out. Wumben? Wimpund? Woomud?" Rowling continued to defend her position, writing: "If sex isn’t real, there’s no same-sex attraction.