‘The Ink Black Heart’: New book by JK Rowling features youtuber CANCELED by transphobic comments
the new book of J.K. Rowlingthe author of ‘Harry Potter‘, was released and promises to be quite controversial.
‘The Ink Black Heart‘, the sixth part of her series that she writes under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith – was released on Tuesday, and contains a storyline that echoes events from his own life. rowling.
In the novel, a popular YouTube content creator named Edie Ledwell is met with a wave of cancellations after her work is deemed racist and transphobic. As a result, the character “has photos of her home leaked online, is subjected to death and rape threats for having an opinion, and was eventually found stabbed to death in a cemetery,” reports Rolling Stone.
Throughout the novel, rowling “has a clear aim to focus on ‘social justice warriors’ and suggests that ledwell was the victim of a masterfully contrived and politically fueled hate campaign against her.”
rowling gained a reputation as transphobic after posting several messages on social media saying that she refuses to recognize trans women as ‘real’ women.
For those who don’t know, most of her publications related to the subject stated that “trans women are not women and do not deserve the same rights as the female gender”.
Because of this, rowling has been increasingly ignored by fans and much of the cast of adaptations of ‘Harry Potter‘.
In fact, she didn’t even participate in the 20th anniversary special of ‘The philosopher’s Stone‘, which saw the return of a large part of the cast and directors of the films.
“I would like to make it very clear that I did not write this book as a response to anything that happened to me,” he said. rowling . “Although I have to say when this happened to me, those who had already read the book in manuscript form were, ‘Are you clairvoyant?’ I wasn’t clairvoyant, I just – yeah, it was just one of those weird twists. Sometimes life imitates art more than we would like.”