David Yates
David Yates

'Potter' actors and director give thoughts on JK's recent Dumbledore revelation

  November 7, 2007 at 6:43 PM ET
  Geri     HPANA (via Various)
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While promoting the release of the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix DVD in the UK next week, stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and director David Yates give their reactions to J.K. Rowling's recent news that Dumbledore is gay.

Emma saidopens in new window that should couldn't believe the negative reaction that the news received. Daniel statedopens in new window that he thought the revelation was "hilarious" and Rupert said that he was "shocked and that you never really expected.

While director David Yates thoughtopens in new window the news was "great that the author revealed the sexuality of Dumbledore, who is a very rich and complex character."

Thanks to VTMopens in new window, The Snitchopens in new window and TLCopens in new window for the links.

UPDATE: You can now view additional interviews hereopens in new window with Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Bonnie Wright, Matthew Lewis and director David Yates from the DVD release junket. Thanks to Angel for the links.

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