JK Rowling, the author of a famous wildly successful Harry Potter series is making headlines for her comments during an interview she gave as part of a special feature for the BluRay release of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. In the interview, she said the characters Dumbledore and Grindelwald were in a relationship. Yes, you read that right! A sexual relationship. Also Read - Helen McCrory, Best Known as Narcissa Malfoy From Harry Potter, Dies of Cancer At 52, Daniel Radcliff Pays Tribute
“Their relationship was incredibly intense,” she said in the Distinctly Dumbledore feature on the Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Blu-Ray. Also Read - Harry Potter And James Bond Actor Paul Ritter, Dies of Brain Tumor at 54
“It was passionate, and it was a love relationship. But as happens in any relationship, gay or straight or whatever label we want to put on it, one never knows really what the other person is feeling. You can’t know, you can believe you know. Also Read - Salman Rushdie, JK Rowling Among 150 Intellectuals to Sign Open Letter Against 'Intolerance of Opposing Views'
“So I’m less interested in the sexual side – though I believe there is a sexual dimension to this relationship – than I am in the sense of the emotions they felt for each other, which ultimately is the most fascinating thing about all human relationships.”
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