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J.K. Rowling Pays Tribute to Harry Potter's 20th Anniversary

It’s been 20 years since J.K. Rowling introduced us to the world of Harry Potter, and she’s marking the occasion with a special tribute.

The 51-year-old author took to Twitter on Monday (June 26) – the same day Bloomsbury published Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in the U.K. in 1997 – to share her thoughts.

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“20 years ago today a world that I had lived in alone was suddenly open to others,” she wrote. “It’s been wonderful. Thank you. #HarryPotter20.”

Bloomsbury is set to release four new editions of the book, one for each house at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, in honor of the anniversary.

“She had a vision,” Bonnie Wright, who plays Ginny Weasley in the films, tweeted. “Congratulations @jk_rowling ⚡️#HarryPotter20.”

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J. K. Rowling Says There Are Actually Two Harry Potters

J. K. Rowling just dropped a new Harry Potter fact on fans, and it’s pretty cool.

In a post on her Pottermore website titled “The Potter Family,” the 51-year-old author revealed that there are actually two Harry Potters. (Yeah, just keep reading.)

More specifically, she said that the Harry we all know and love isn’t the first guy in his family to be named Harry Potter – his great-grandfather was.

Henry Potter, known to his friends as Harry, was the father of Fleamont Potter, whose son was James Potter, aka our Harry’s dad.

Henry/Harry “served on the Wizengamot from 1913 to 1921 … and publicly condemned then-Minister for Magic, Archer Evermonde, who had forbidden the magical community to help Muggles waging the First World War. His outspokenness on the behalf of the Muggle community was also a strong contributing factor in the family’s exclusion from the ‘Sacred Twenty-Eight,’” she wrote.

If you don’t know, the “Sacred Twenty-Eight” was a group of pure-blood wizarding families in the 1930s, while “Muggles” are non-magical folk.

It looks like Harry Potter II’s urge to stand up to authority and fight for equal rights runs in the family.

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Paul McCartney & JK Rowling To Be Named Companion of Honour By Queen

Paul McCartney and JK Rowling are about to get a high honor from the Queen of England!

The 74-year-old musician and 51-year-old author are set to be named as part of the Queen’s annual Birthday Honours List.

The duo will become members of the Order of the Companions of Honour for their services to music and literature.

The prestigious order is limited to only 65 people.

Paul was previously knighted by the Queen in 1997 but will now carry the additional honor.

Emeli Sandé and boxer John Conteh are also set to be honored.

J.K. Rowling Slams Guy on Twitter for Using 'Filthy Old Insult' Against Theresa May

J.K. Rowling might not necessarily agree with British Prime Minister Theresa May‘s politics, but she doesn’t think that is a reason to use awful language against her.

The “Harry Potter” author took to Twitter to slam someone she used to follow for calling May a “whore” in a tweet.

“Just unfollowed a man whom I thought was smart and funny, because he called Theresa May a whore,” Rowling said. “If you can’t disagree with a woman without reaching for all those filthy old insults, screw you and your politics. I’m sick of ‘liberal’ men whose mask slips every time a woman displeases them, who reach immediately for crude and humiliating words associated with femaleness, act like old-school misogynists and then preen themselves as though they’ve been brave.”

Rowling continued her rant in ten more tweets. Read them all below.

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JK Rowling Reveals How She'd Like to Protest Trump's UK Visits

JK Rowling is mulling a protest of Donald Trump should he ever come back to the UK after some of his recent tweets after the tragic attack on Sunday (June 4) in London, England.

Trump tweeted, “Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his ‘no reason to be alarmed’ statement. MSM is working hard to sell it!,” among other statements, which upset many UK natives. The attack on Sunday killed 7 and injured dozens.

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JK Rowling Apologizes to 'Harry Potter' Fans for This Big Plot Point!

JK Rowling sent out an apology tweet this morning that has fans talking!

“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*,” the author of the famous book series wrote on her Twitter account.

If you didn’t know, Snape was killed by Voldemort in the final book in the series because Voldemort thought Snape was the true owner of the Elder Wand.