And thanks to Hillary Clinton 's recent speech at the American Library Association conference on Tuesday, we now know she's a serious Potterhead, too. While speaking, Clinton, a resident book nerd , praised J.K. Rowling's beloved series, and explained how books and Harry Potter inspire an important sense of compassion and empathy in readers towards members of minority groups.
Piers Morgan and JK Rowling became embroiled in a Twitter row over the Good Morning Britain presenter's support of Donald Trump after he was criticised live on US television. The Harry Potter author expressed glee at the broadcaster being sworn at by Australian comedian Jim Jefferies during an appearance on panel show Real Time With Bill Maher.
"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has made it clear that she thinks Donald Trump is worse than her villain Voldemort , so she would probably be glad to hear her readers think so too. A new study from a University of Pennsylvania professor found that those who have read about the famous boy wizard have an unfavorable view of the Republican presidential nominee.