J.K. Rowling confirms that Dumbledore and Grindelwald were doing it

J.K. Rowling confirms that Dumbledore and Grindelwald were doing it

Revelation: "Their relationship was incredibly intense".

"It was passionate, and it was a love relationship", Rowling said during her recent interview with Radio Times. "You can't know, you can believe you know", Rowling continued. However, the latest round of criticism may cause her concern given her own reputation as a progressive activist, with the 53-year-old regularly tweeting out her left-wing ideas to her over 14.6 million Twitter followers.

Hey, our revisionist queen J.K. Rowling is back to her old tricks, with some more un-asked for and unrepresented tea about the inner workings of the expanded Harry Potter universe!

Fans were initially excited about the after-the-fact detail, but felt cheated when the spinoff film series "Fantastic Beasts" featuring Dumbledore as a young man (played by Jude Law) largely skirted the issue of his storied boyhood relationship with Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp).

Fans are getting frustrated with J.K. Rowling's tendency to reveal details about her characters in the years after her books are published
Fans are getting frustrated with J.K. Rowling's tendency to reveal details about her characters in the years after her books are published

This confirms that Grindelwald reciprocated Dumbledore's feelings, and that they had sex, but it's also another case of Dumbledore being "Schrödinger's gay", since Rowling saying "I'm less interested in the sexual side" is her get-out clause for future movies not really showing much more of their romantic relationship. While fans of the books had taken it upon themselves to determine that Granger was white - thanks to her film portrayal - Rowling pointed out that race had never been discussed in the pages of her popular novels.

Look, there's just a whole bunch and they're all good! Other Harry Potter fans feel that she retains authorial control of her characters and can reveal whatever she wants about them.

Anyway, Fantastic Beasts 3: No Homo will be out in November 2020.

Is J.K. Rowling going to start practicing what she's preaching, or are we continually going to get Dumbledore just staring into the Mirror of Erised as our "content"?

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