Daniel Radcliffe Expresses Disappointment Over J.K. Rowling’s Anti-Trans Comments

Daniel Radcliffe Expresses Disappointment Over J.K. Rowling’s Anti-Trans Comments
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Over the years, Daniel Radcliffe has been one of the biggest supporters of the LGBTQ+ society and has shared disagreements with J.K. Rowling’s recent controversial statements over trans society.

In an interview with The Atlantic, Radcliffe, while expressing his disappointments, said,

It makes me sad, ultimately. because I do look at the person that I met, the times that we met, the books that she wrote, and the world that she created, and all of that is to me so deeply empathic.

In a social media post, Rowling shared her views on the transgender community, which later turned out to be one of the biggest controversies in Hollywood. Amid the controversy, the first cast of Harry Potter was Radcliffe, who came out with the support of the LGBTQ+ community.

Additionally, in a featured essay for The Trevor Project, an American non-profit organisation for preventing suicides in the LGBTQ+ community, Rowling shared his support for the community.

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Daniel Radcliffe, while announcing his association with The Trevor Project, said

I’d worked with The Trevor Project for 12 years and it would have seemed like, I don’t know, immense cowardice to me not to say something. I wanted to try and help people who had been negatively affected by the comments. And to say that if those are Jo’s views, then they are not the views of everybody associated with the Potter franchise.

However, following his decision not to support Rowling, he was trolled for being ungrateful to the author. For the same trolling, Radcliffe released a statement wherein he expressed having different opinions. 

He added,

Jo (J.K. Rowling), obviously Harry Potter would not have happened without her, so nothing in my life would have probably happened the way it is without that person. But that doesn’t mean that you owe the things you truly believe to someone else for your entire life.

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