Evanna Lynch causes a big stir after a rare interview
Dancing With the Stars season 27 semifinalist Evanna Lynch has sent the internet into a frenzy after giving a rarity Interviewed by The Telegraph.
In the interview, the Harry Potter star defended author JK Rowling, saying people should show her “mercy.” Lynch’s comments come almost three years after Rowling tweeted some things apparently supporting anti-transgender sentiment. according to People magazine. Rowling wrote from there a controversial blog post express their feelings about sex and gender issues.
For her part, Lynch, 31, said she felt Rowling did her best “to speak up for the most vulnerable members of society.” She continued: “The problem is that there are disagreements about who is most vulnerable. I wish people would just show her more grace and listen to her.”
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Many Reddit users reacted to Evanna Lynch’s comments about JK Rowling
Shortly after Lynch’s interview with The Telegraph was published, a number of other media outlets picked up the news. After the story gained momentum, several people took to Reddit to discuss Lynch’s comments.
“Celebrities need to learn that it’s not a good idea to defend someone who is accused of abusing someone or a group just because they’ve been great to you. AT ALL. someone was nice to you Good. But this is not the time to talk about it. They basically take the voice of the unjust and wrong them.” read a comment on a Reddit thread about the interview.
“Why do Rowling’s defense attorneys keep thinking we didn’t hear what she said? We heard everything she said, that’s the problem.” read a comment in another thread.
“I firmly believe in freedom of speech. So this controversy is not a controversy for me. I’m not going to stop loving Harry Potter or boycotting it because the old bat who wrote it has an opinion on anything.” a third wrote.
“This girl is getting canceled now, but I agree with her.” a fourth added.
Evanna Lynch has previously spoken out about JK Rowling
Lynch isn’t particularly well known outside of the Harry Potter universe. In fact, she lives a relatively quiet life in the UK and rarely makes headlines.
However, in 2020, two years into her stint on Dancing With the Stars, Lynch sent out a tweet about Rowling that sparked controversy and eventually led to her deleting her account altogether. by variety.
“It is irresponsible to discuss such a sensitive issue,” she wrote, referring to transgender rights. “I wish [Rowling] would not. Still, as a friend and admirer of Jo, I can’t forget what a generous and loving person she is,” she continued.
About a year later, Lynch published her first memoir, entitled “The opposite of butterfly hunting.” The book details her “rise to fame” and her struggles with an eating disorder.
Lynch joined the fifth installment of the Harry Potter series, taking on the role of Luna Lovegood. In the time since the movies ended, Lynch has done some other smaller projectsthough nothing quite as substantial as her role in the Potter films.
Lynch competed with ballroom pro Keo Motsepe at DWTS and placed third in the 2018 finals. About a year later, a project that she was collaborating with Daniella Monet came up with.
Childish Beauty is a company that offers 100% vegan and cruelty-free beauty products in the form of a subscription box. Lynch sees herself as a “vegan activist,” according to the company’s website.
In January 2023, it was announced that Lynch would star in the Off West End production of Under the Black Rock.
“It was an extremely invigorating and stressful 3 weeks. I was so inspired and driven by the work and energy and heart they all showed in rehearsals every day. Yesterday I was more than a little overwhelmed by all of this and went into that dark corner of my head before I was reminded that I’m part of a team and we all support each other. I don’t think I’ve ever admitted to myself how scary live theater is, but something about this team taught me to trust that there is support when you ask for it,” she said captioned an Instagram photo the cast and crew on March 3, 2023.
The show is scheduled to run through March 25, 2023.
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