J.K. Rowling speaks out after being targeted ‘actor activists’ at her home and address posted online

J.K. Rowling speaks out after being targeted ‘actor activists’ at her home and address posted online

Author J.K. Rowling has said that she has received death threats following an incident at her home on Friday.

The Harry Potter writer said ‘activist actors’ showed up at her home and posted pictures of themselves in front of her house on Twitter, ensuring her address could be clearly seen in the image.

In a tweet, she said: “Last Friday, my family’s address was posted on Twitter by three activist actors who took pictures of themselves in front of our house, carefully positioning themselves to ensure that our address was visible.

“I want to say a massive thank you to everybody who reported the image to @TwitterSupport. Your kindness and decency made all the difference to my family and me.

“I’d also like to thank @PoliceScotland for their support and assistance in this matter.”

Ms Rowling went on to ask those who had retweeted the image of her home to delete it, even if they had posted it to show their support of her.

J.K. Rowling attends the premiere of “Finding the Way Home” at Hudson Yards on December 11, 2019 in New York City.

She said: “I implore those people who retweeted the image with the address still visible, even if they did so in condemnation of these people’s actions, to delete it.”

The famous author said the experience had opened her eyes to the intimidation other women have had to endure.

She said: “Over the last few years I’ve watched, appalled, as women like Allison Bailey, Raquel Sanchez, Marion Miller, Rosie Duffield, Joanna Cherry, Julie Bindel, Rosa Freedman, Kathleen Stock and many, many others, including women who have no public profile.

“but who’ve contacted me to relate their experiences, have been subject to campaigns of intimidation which range from being hounded on social media, the targeting of their employers, all the way up to doxing and direct threats of violence, including rape.”

She added: “None of these women are protected in the way I am. They and their families have been put into a state of fear and distress for no other reason than that they refuse to uncritically accept that the socio-political concept of gender identity should replace that of sex.”

She went on to name the three activists that had come to her home and said she has to “assume” they “thought doxxing me would intimidate me out of speaking up for women’s sex-based rights.

“They should have reflected on the fact that I’ve now recei

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