JK Rowling has locked horns with famed hate speech aficionados the Westboro Baptist Church. And it’s all gone a bit weird.
Following the Irish gay marriage referendum result, Rowling was prompted to suggest her creation, Dumbledore, can now get married to JRR Tolkien’s equivalent elderly bearded wizard person, Gandalf.
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) May 23, 2015
But then someone from the Westboro Baptist Church – apparently doing their daily forensic trawl of Pink News – threatened to protest against the beautiful upcoming nuptials:
— WBCSays (@WBCsigns) May 26, 2015
Quick as a flash, JK swooped in with a blistering response…
.@WBCsigns Alas, the sheer awesomeness of such a union in such a place would blow your tiny bigoted minds out of your thick sloping skulls.
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) May 26, 2015
And the Westboro Baptist Church hit back with… a surreal Vine imagining the marriage of the two wizards..?