JK Rowling apologizes for not making it clear that Ron Weasley is the anti-Semitic cartoon

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EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND – Author JK Rowling said she could only express her deepest remorse to all fans who felt misled, and apologized on Wednesday for not making it clear that the character Ron Weasley was her intended anti-Semitic caricature. in Harry Potter series. “Of course, I have always portrayed Ron as a humble planner trying to rise above his proper position in the wizarding world, and I thought these traits alone would convey that he represented the failed Jewish people,” the famous author said, admitting , that she should have done more in early books such as The wizard’s stone and Chamber of Secrets to highlight the role of the red-haired wizard in the series as a stereotypical rendition of Jews. “The number of Weasley siblings was also to symbolize the common fear that Judaism might eventually replace Christianity. I’m deeply sorry for those who misunderstood my original intention. ” Rowling went on to emphasize that goblins in her series should clearly be anti-Asian caricatures.

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