Harry Potter creator J.Ok. Rowling was tricked right into a faux chat with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy from Russian pranksters.
Russian pranksters Vovan and Lexus have been pulling pranks on quite a few celebrities that embrace the likes of Sir Elton John, Billie Eilish, Prince Harry, and Vice President Kamala Harris amongst others. Now, the newest movie star to fall sufferer to their pranks is Harry Potter creator J.Ok. Rowling. This time round, the creator was tricked right into a prank Zoom name with who she thought was presupposed to be Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
Within the video, through which J.Ok. Rowling was being prank known as, the Russian pranksters spoke to her pretending to be Zelenskyy. The Harry Potter creator was unaware that she was being recorded. She was requested by the pranksters about altering the sequence protagonist’s lightning bolt scar into an emblem that’s extra pro-Ukraine, as a result of they claimed that it resembled the “Z” image on Russian army tanks. Rowling even responded to the pranksters’ with the next:
“I’ll look into that, could be good for me to do one thing with that myself on social media as a result of I feel that can get into the newspapers.”
A spokesperson launched the next assertion from the Harry Potter creator to Selection in response to this prank:
“J.Ok. Rowling was approached to speak about her in depth charitable work in Ukraine, supporting kids and households who’ve been affected by the present battle within the area. The video, which has been edited, is a distorted illustration of the dialog.”
Right here is the synopsis for J.Ok. Rowling’s newest Wizarding World movie, Unbelievable Beasts: The Secrets and techniques of Dumbledore:
Professor Albus Dumbledore (Jude Legislation) is aware of the highly effective Darkish wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Mads Mikkelsen) is transferring to grab management of the wizarding world. Unable to cease him alone, he entrusts Magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) to steer an intrepid workforce of wizards, witches and one courageous Muggle baker on a harmful mission, the place they encounter previous and new beasts and conflict with Grindelwald’s rising legion of followers. However with the stakes so excessive, how lengthy can Dumbledore stay on the sidelines?
Directed by David Yates from a screenplay written by J.Ok. Rowling and Steve Kloves, the movie stars Eddie Redmayne, Jude Legislation, Ezra Miller, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Callum Turner, Jessica Williams, Katherine Waterston, and Mads Mikkelsen.
The brand new movie will hit theaters on April 15, 2022. Keep tuned for all the newest information on the franchise and the way Warner Bros opts to proceed with it and you’ll want to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for extra authentic video content material.