Was Dumbledore Gay?

In 2007, Harry Potter author JK Rowling offered fans some additional insight into her character Albus Dumbledore, when she explained that the much-loved wizard and Hogwarts headmaster was gay.

Recently, a fan named Ana Kovovic took to Twitter to query Rowling’s decision, asking the author: “I wonder why you said that Dumbledore is a gay because I can’t see him that way?”

Rowling’s response? “Maybe because gay people just look like…people?”

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