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Actor Ralph Fiennes, who played Voldemort in the film adaptations of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, said he supported the author after she faced backlash for remarks criticizing transgender people.
In a Wednesday interview with The Telegraph promoting his new touring theatrical adaptation of T.S. Eliot’s The Four Quartets, Fiennes commented on the backlash Rowling has faced in the last year after sharing controversial and sometimes outright transphobic thoughts about biological sex, gender identity, and transgender people’s rights to bodily autonomy, under the guise of feminism.
“I can’t understand the vitriol directed at her,” Fiennes told The Telegraph. “I can understand the heat of an argument, but I find this age of accusation and the need to condemn irrational. I find the level of hatred that people express about views that differ from theirs, and the violence of language towards others, disturbing.”
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