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J.K. Rowling Says ‘I’m So Sick of This S—‘ After Sky News Describes Transgender Killer as a ‘Woman’: ‘This Is Not a Woman. These Are Not Our Crimes’

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Zack Sharf Digital News Director J.K. Rowling criticized Sky News on X (formerly Twitter) after the British television news channel posted a story about a 26-year-old being jailed for murder and referred to her as a “woman” and not a transgender woman.

Scarlet Blake was found guilty last week of murdering a man four months after she live-streamed a video in which she killed a cat.

The judge said Blake was somewhat inspired by the Netflix documentary “Don’t F*** With Cats.” Blake was charged in the death of Jorge Martin Carreno, whom she hit and pushed into the River Cherwell in Oxford in July 2021.

Blake is a transgender woman. The BBC reports that Blake will serve a life sentence in a men’s prison. “I’m so sick of this shit,” Rowling posted to her 14 million X followers in response to Sky News not identifying Blake as a transgender woman in its tweet (the outlet did note Blake was transgender in the full story on its website). “This is not a woman.

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