Once a Slytherin, always a Slytherin
Tom Felton has done it — he’s joined Pottermore and while being sorted into his house, got the shock of his life — he’s not a Slytherin!
“Today was the day. I finally did it. I joined Pottermore and was sorted into……..Gryffindor,” the 27-year-old actor wrote on Twitter. “Heart broken x #slytherinforlife.”
Tom, who starred as Draco Malfoy in the movie franchise, got a response from author JK Rowling about the sorting hat’s powers.
“I could’ve told you that years ago. I just didn’t want to spoil your motivation ;)” she replied to him.
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The final 12 Days of Christmas Pottermore series was just released, and for the last special writing, J.K. Rowling has chosen to focus on the death of Albus Dumbledore and his accomplishments as one of the greatest wizards of all time.
“In our final Moment from Half-Blood Prince join students, teachers and magical creatures and say farewell to the beloved Professor Dumbledore in the Moment ‘The Funeral’,” Pottermore read.”In honour of the much-loved Headmaster, today’s surprise celebrates one of the many achievements of this great man – the Order of Merlin. Discover more about this award’s most prestigious [and some less salubrious] recipients in one more piece of new writing by J.K. Rowling.”
Viewers are then taken to “The Funeral” where we hear a portion of “Half-Blood Prince” read aloud and see the attendees at Dumbledore’s funeral, complete with many familiar faces.
J.K. also released a piece of writing titled “Order of Merlin.”
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“Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling wrote some brand new text about her popular villainous character Draco Malfoy published on her Pottermore website for the 12 Days of Christmas.
“Draco remains a person of dubious morality in the seven published books, and I have often had cause to remark on how unnerved I have been by the number of girls who fell for this particular fictional character (although I do not discount the appeal of Tom Felton, who plays Draco brilliantly in the films, and ironically, is about the nicest person you could meet),” J.K. revealed on the “Harry Potter” site after fans answered a riddle to unlock the text. “Draco has all the glamour of the anti-hero; girls are very apt to romanticise such people. All of this left me in the unenviable position of pouring cold common sense on ardent readers’ daydreams as I told them, rather severely, that Draco was not concealing a heart of gold under all that sneering and prejudice and that no, he and Harry were not destined to end up best friends.”
“I pity Draco. Being raised by the Malfoys would be a very damaging experience, and Draco undergoes dreadful trials as a direct result of his family’s misguided principles,” J.K. adds.
To read the whole story, log into your Pottermore account and solving the riddle.
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J.K. Rowling just dropped some more awesome information about the student body at Hogwarts – there are LGBT students that attend!
“do you think there are a lot of LGBT students in modern age Hogwarts? I like to imagine they formed an LGBT club it’s safe to assume that Hogwarts had a variety of people and I like to think it’s a safe place for LGBT students” one fan asked the famous author on Twitter.
J.K. had a great reply to the Twitter user, where she retorted, “But of course” and included an inspiring poster that reads, “If Harry Potter taught us anything it’s that no one should live in a closet.” During that same Twitter chat, J.K. also revealed there was a Jewish wizard at Hogwarts.
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JK Rowling just shared a fun fact about the religion of one of the characters in Harry Potter!
The 49-year-old writer decided to answer a question by a fan named Benjamin Roffman, who asked if there were Jews at Hogwarts.
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“Anthony Goldstein, Ravenclaw, Jewish wizard,” J.K. tweeted, in response to Ben‘s question.
In case you didn’t know, Anthony appeared in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, in which he fought in the Battle of Hogwarts.
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JK Rowling has been revealing new entries on her website Pottermore this month and now she has revealed the one character that she regrets killing off the most – Florean, the Diagon Alley ice cream parlor owner in her book Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
“I originally planned Florean to be the conduit for clues that I needed to give Harry during his quest for the Hallows, which is why I established an acquaintance fairly early on,” the author said on her Pottermore website. “The problem was that when I came to write the key parts of Deathly Hallows I decided that Phineas Nigellus Black was a much more satisfactory means of conveying clues.”
“I seemed to have him kidnapped and killed for no good reason. He is not the first wizard whom Voldemort murdered because he knew too much (or too little), but he is the only one I feel guilty about, because it was all my fault,” she added.
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You guys, it looks like Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan would both be sorted in Gryffindor!
The One Direction cuties surprised fans by dressing up in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter park on Tuesday (November 18) at Universal in Orlando, Fla.
Louis shocked fans while working as an attendant on one of the rides, and even took a bunch of selfies with them!
Meanwhile, Niall apparently took a shift in the Harry Potter candy shop! Check out more photos below!
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