Rupert Grint recently expressed his feelings regarding JK Rowling’s controversial transphobic remarks and opened up about his relationship with her. Grint, who played Ronald Weasley in the eight Harry Potter films based on JK Rowling’s seven HP novels, has opened up about his relationship with the author.
Grint, 33, likened J.K. Rowling to an auntie in an essay for the UK’s The Times, according to US Weekly. He also went on to explain what he meant by the response. “I don’t always agree with my auntie’s views, but she’s still my auntie.” “It’s a tough one,” the actor acknowledged.
Rowling had already shared several tweets exposing her anti-trans remarks, for those aware. Grint had previously expressed his thoughts on the subject, saying, “I firmly stand with the trans community.” Women, trans or not, are women. Trans men are, after all, men… We should everyone have the right to live in a loving and decision atmosphere.” Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson, Grint’s other co-stars, have also issued remarks in response to the controversy.
Rupert Grint also spoke out about why he chose to speak out against Rowling’s tweets. “Silence can be even more deafening at times… I was compelled to [say] because I believe it is necessary “According to US Weekly, the Servant actor revealed.
Rowling, on the other hand, was not involved in the Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts reunion special, as video from one of her 2019 interviews was used to augment the cast and crew interviews.
Joys Of Being A Father To Wednesday
The 33-year-old actor and his longtime girlfriend Georgia Groome welcomed their first child in 2020, and he recently discussed how things have changed for him since becoming a father. In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, he discussed the third season of his AppleTV+ show, Servant, as well as the Harry Potter reunion, and he even revealed some personal details about being a father.
The actor remarked, “Everything has changed for me since my daughter Wednesday was born,” when asked how his life has changed since his daughter was born “It’s fantastic. Being a father is a dream come true for me. It is just the greatest. It’s incredible how it fully controls everything. It’s amazing since it’s all I actually care about.”