J.K. Rowling Criticizes ‘Distasteful Hoax’ By Russian Pranksters’ Fake Video Call With Ukraine President

J.K. Rowling is getting down on the Russian comedians for their “hostile trick” after they tricked her into tolerating she was on a video call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

In a declaration to ET, Rebecca Salt of the Harry Potter essayist’s publicizing bunch certified that Rowling capitulated to the stunt that made a 12-minute video where she and the comedians analyzed characters in her Harry Potter books and how best she can maintain Ukraine’s undertakings on the ground.


“We can insist that J.K. Rowling was an overcomer of an unsavory misdirection video call by Russian pranksters, Vovan and Lexus, following up on camera like Ukraine’s Leader Zelenskyy,” the declaration read. “J.K. Rowling was moved closer to examine her expansive charitable work in Ukraine through her goal Lumos, supporting young people and families who have been affected by the continuous battle nearby. The video, which has been changed, is a curved depiction of the conversation.”

In the video call held tight Zoom, one of the comedians raised Harry Potter’s sanctuary scar, a lightning bolt, that the pranksters said looked like a “Z” picture.

That picture has been cut or showered onto Russian military tanks and weapons on the interruption.

The comedians asked regarding whether there was some way she could change that picture into an even more great for Ukraine picture. The maker said she would “explore that.”

The killing judgment in the Harry Potter foundation was similarly raised, when the comedians said they would in a little while begin expressing “Avada Kedavra” on rockets.

Dumbledore in like manner came up, after the entertainers, who were not seen on the Zoom call and should be heard, asked regarding whether the individual’s gay.

They moreover had to know who Dumbledore had set down with before adding, “preferably not with a transgender.” Rowling has been faulted for making transphobic remarks beforehand.

The acclaimed maker isn’t the vitally big name to get deceived by Vovan and Lexus. Elton John, Ruler Harry, Billie Eilish, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and past President George W. Fence have moreover capitulated.