JK Rowling Blasts The ‘Hundreds Of Trans Activists’ Who’ve Threatened Her With ‘Rape,’ ‘Pipe Bomb’ And More

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Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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J.K. Rowling hit back at what she said were “hundreds of trans activists” who’ve threatened her with a “pipe bomb,” “rape” and more.

“To be fair, when you can’t get a woman sacked, arrested or dropped by her publisher, and cancelling her only made her book sales go up, there’s really only one place to go,” the famed “Harry Potter” author tweeted to her millions of followers following a “pipe bomb” threat. The comments were noted by Fox News in a piece published Monday. (RELATED: ‘Harry Potter’ Star Robbie Coltrane Defends J.K. Rowling Trans Comments, Slams ‘Twitter Generation’ Waiting ‘To Be Offended’)

The author had replied to a person who had tweeted to her that they wished her “a very nice pipe bomb in” her “mailbox.” (RELATED: J.K. Rowling Launches ‘Harry Potter At Home’ While Schools Remain Closed Due To Coronavirus)

Rowling then responded to another person who asked her about the threat and asked if this was all because of her past comments “about the safety of women in toilets/changing rooms if men can use them by simply saying they identify as women?”

She answered affirmative and revealed how she has been threatened by “hundreds of trans activists” with rape and even assassination.

“Yes, but now hundreds of trans activists have threatened to beat, rape, assassinate and bomb me I’ve [realized] that this movement poses no risk to women whatsoever,” the film producer replied.

“Got to get back to my chapter now, but to all the people sending me beautiful, kind, funny and supportive messages, thank you so much,” she added.

Rowling previously came under attack after she tweeted an article from the web site Devex titled, “Creating a more equal post COVID-19 world for people who menstruate.”

“People who menstruate,” the author tweeted. “I’m sure there used to be a word for those people. Someone help me out. Wumben? Wimpund? Woomud?”

A backlash ensued against her and she later responded, “If sex isn’t real, the lived reality of women globally is erased. I know and love trans people, but erasing the concept of sex removes the ability of many to meaningfully discuss their lives. It isn’t hate to speak the truth.”