Harry Potter’s Robbie Coltrane (aka Hagrid) Defends JK Rowling Amid Transphobic Statements
JK Rowling has recently made numerous anti-trans statements and she’s now being defended by one of her former Harry Potter co-stars, Robbie Coltrane, who played Hagrid in all eight films.
“I don’t think what she said was offensive really. I don’t know why but there’s a whole Twitter generation of people who hang around waiting to be offended,” the 70-year-old actor told Radio Times. “They wouldn’t have won the war, would they? That’s me talking like a grumpy old man, but you just think, ‘Oh, get over yourself. Wise up, stand up straight and carry on.’”
He then added, “I don’t want to get involved in all of that because of all the hate mail and all that shit, which I don’t need at my time of life”.
Daniel Radcliffe is one of the stars of Harry Potter who condemned JK‘s statements.
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