J.K. Rowling SHUTS DOWN A Parliament Member Accusing Her Of Defending A Misogynist! Read The EPIC Twitter Beef Happening NOW!
It's no secret that J.K. Rowling has one of the best Twitter accounts on the planet — not only does she occasionally spill some secrets about Harry Potter to fans, but her penchant for calling out social media meanies for our enjoyment is basically what Twitter was made for!
But things got darker than the Deathly Hallows Thursday afternoon when Scottish Parliament member Natalie McGarry accused the author of defending and complementing an abusive and misogynist Twitter troll.
It all started early afternoon when McGarry was venting about the troll in question, and called Jo out for seemingly no reason at all:
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) January 28, 2016
@jk_rowling Brian spanner, Joanne. Very simple.
— Natalie McGarry (@NatalieMcGarry) January 28, 2016
Brian Spanner is a Twitter user who has a history of calling out McGarry on social media — and also likes to tell the occasional crude joke.
However, Spanner and Rowling have also shared a few exchanges in the past, which McGarry thought was enough to say she was supporting an "abuser":