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Daniel Radcliffe: ‘Pretty Undeniable’ That Hollywood is Racist

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has weighed in on the debate about racism in Hollywood, telling the BBC in an interview that it is “pretty undeniable” that the movie business discriminates against actors and actresses on the basis of skin color.

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Emma Watson Movie Flops with $61 Opening Weekend

After having spent years starring in the blockbuster Harry Potter film franchise, Emma Watson’s latest film, The Colony, pulled in a paltry £47 in her native United Kingdom this weekend — or about $60.75 in U.S. dollars.

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Daniel Radcliffe: Brexit ‘Scary as Sh*t’

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is likely disappointed with the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union on Thursday — in an interview earlier this week, the actor called both the Brexit and the political ascendance of Donald Trump in the United States “scary as sh*t.”

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J.K. Rowling Defends Trump’s Right To Be an Offensive Bigot

Acclaimed Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling backhandedly defended Donald Trump on Monday night, saying that even though the presumptive GOP presidential nominee is “offensive and bigoted,” he should not be banned from entering the United Kingdom. The British author was delivering a speech at Pen

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Taxidius Avoidus: Emma Watson’s Dirty Secret

Emma Watson is the latest celebrity to be exposed in the Panama Papers leaks. Apparently she keeps chunks of her estimated $70 million fortune stashed away in an offshore company in the British Virgin Islands. Personally, I am more than

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WATCH: Emma Thompson Stages Eco Protest; Sprayed With Manure By Irate Farmer

Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson has been sprayed with manure by an irate farmer after trespassing on his land to protest about fracking. Once feted as a great actress, director and screenwriter for films including Nanny McPhee, Harry Potter and her Oscar-winning adaptation

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‘Harry Potter’ Stars Lead Celebrity Tributes to Alan Rickman

While Alan Rickman’s stage and film career spanned nearly four decades, he was best-known recently for his portrayal of Severus Snape in the Harry Potter films. On the day of his passing, his former Harry Potter co-stars are turning to social

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Harry Potter’s Hermione Granger To Be Played By Black Actress

Eyebrows have been raised across the Harry Potter fanbase after the news that Hermione Granger is to be portrayed by a black actress in the new official Potter theatrical production, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. The production, which follows Harry

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Star Wars Actor Warwick Davis Slams PC Change to Snow White And the Seven… Friends?

Warwick Davis has slammed a theatre’s decision to replace Snow White’s traditional dwarves in its Christmas panto out of misplaced and patronising political correctness. Leicester’s De Montfort Hall has changed the production’s title to ‘Snow White and her Seven Friends‘ saying ‘dwarf’ is “generally not a word

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JK Rowling issues blistering bitchslap to Wiccan wannabes

Of the various insights into the diversity of Hogwarts culture JK Rowling has been sharing on Twitter lately, one in particular caught my eye. It wasn’t the revelation, reported by the Guardian, that the school had Jewish wizards. (So what?) Nor was it that Hogwarts

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JK Rowling Issues Blistering Bitchslap to Wiccan Wannabes

Of the various insights into the diversity of Hogwarts culture JK Rowling has been sharing on Twitter lately, one in particular caught my eye. It wasn’t the revelation, reported by the Guardian, that the school had Jewish wizards. (So what?) Nor was it that Hogwarts probably had a few poofs in it. (We knew that already, didn’t we?)