SPOILER ALERT: JK Rowling apologises after killing off key Harry Potter character
This week marks the anniversary of the fictional Battle of Hogwarts, and JK Rowling has apologised for that death.
Today, the author took to Twitter to apologise for the movie battle that claimed the lives of some of Harry Potter’s most popular characters including one, Professor Snape.
Rowling has previously apologised for killing the loveable duo, Fred and Remus, but has never made her peace with fans for killing Severus Snape.
Well, taking to Twitter today, the author apologised for the battle that crushed so many.
“OK, here it is. Please don’t start flame wars over it, but this year I’d like to apologise for killing (whispers)… Snape.”
OK, here it is. Please don't start flame wars over it, but this year I'd like to apologise for killing (whispers)... Snape. *runs for cover*
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) May 2, 2017
Professor Snape was killed off in the Harry Potter series, and afterwards his true motives and his love for Harry's mother were revealed.
The apology received a mixed response on Twitter, with many fans finally getting the closure they craved.
I can't believe JK Rowling just admitted to being Lord Voldemort https://t.co/qs2Ml7yT5l
— 🎄Laura Shortridge-Scott jingles all the way🎄 (@DiscordianKitty) May 2, 2017
After all this time? Always😭😭😭😭 https://t.co/tvgJY1JVXW
— Xime loves Nanu✨ (@sweetetzuya) May 2, 2017
let's all raise our wands in honor of those we lost during the battle of Hogwarts😭
— 🌻 (@JuliaAndreyy) May 2, 2017
However, others are now demanding apologies for all the other beloved characters that were taken from them throughout the eight movies.
It...was unavoidable. Dobby, however.... pic.twitter.com/UF7kH32yBI
— Blake Leyers (rhymes with cake layers) 🍰 (@BlakeLeyers) May 2, 2017
yeah but why'd you kill all the hufflepuffs though? Justice for hufflepuffs
— Calum McSwiggan (@CalumMcSwiggan) May 2, 2017
what about hedwig, poor hedwig https://t.co/ZHBqOuztHb
— Elena Cresci (@elenacresci) May 2, 2017