JK Rowling Totally Owns Westboro Baptist Church On Twitter After They Post Anti-Gay Harry Potter Tweet

The author really lets rip after the American organisation makes a homophobic comment about gay marriage.

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The author really lets rip after the American organisation makes a homophobic comment about gay marriage.

JK Rowling has let the highly controversial Westboro Baptist Church know exactly what she thinks of them.

The author slammed the organisation on Twitter after they posted a homophobic response to her Tweet regarding the news that Ireland had decided to vote in favour of gay marriage.

'Sitting here watching the Irish make history. Extraordinary and wonderful,' she told fans.

JK has long been a supporter of LGBT rights and once revealed that she always thought of her popular Harry Potter character Albus Dumbledore as homosexual.

Her status promoted one happy fan to send her a meme suggesting the Hogwarts professor should tie the knot with Lord Of The Rings wizard Gandalf. It was an idea JK clearly loved.

Along with a number of shamrock emojis, she replied: 'Then they could get married IN IRELAND!'

The exchange was spotted by a member of the anti-gay community who was keen to voice their own opinion on the matter, writing: 'So @jk_rowling wants Dumbledore & Gandalf to marry in Ireland; if it happens, WBC will picket! #NotBanned.'

Understandably, the shocking comment - which was accompanied by an extremely offensive image - riled JK up. She really let rip.

'Alas, the sheer awesomeness of such a union in such a place would blow your tiny bigoted minds out of your thick sloping skulls,' she exclaimed.

Although many praised JK for hitting back, a number disagreed with her reaction by arguing that the 49-year-old was giving Westboro Baptist Church publicity that they don't deserve.

But again, JK was determined to stand her ground.

'I don't care about WBC. I think it's important that scared gay kids who aren't out yet see hate speech challenged,' she replied.

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