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J K Rowling apologises for tweets over doctored Trump video

J.K Rowling apologised for any distress caused by her tweets Photograph: (ANI)

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Aug 01, 2017, 07.03 AM (IST)

Harry Potter author J K Rowling in a series of tweets justified her reactions to a misleading video of United States President Donald Trump.

The author clarified that her tweets came out of personal sensitivity. She said, "I very clearly projected my own sensitivities around the issue of disabled people being overlooked or ignored onto the images I saw and if that caused any distress to that boy or his family, I apologise unreservedly. These tweets will remain, but I will delete the previous ones on the subject."

J.K Rowling's sentimental outburst was because of the personal experience of her mother using the wheelchair.




Rowling tweeted in response to a video that showed Trump refusing to shake hands with a child in a wheelchair. The author reproached Trump by saying, "This monster of narcissism values only himself and his pale reflections."

However, she apologised later after the video was found to be doctored. 




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