J.K. Rowling updates rubbish bin on site
November 15, 2007 at 3:48 PM ET
The Leaky Cauldron (via JKRowling.com)
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Once again Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has updated her site to put down her thoughts on recent news on the web about suing religious charities in India and her appearance at events in the past few months.
On news that JK Rowling demands 2 million rupees from religious charities in India:
Some of the news agencies and newspapers who misreported this story subsequently issued corrections and apologies, but the original, false story is still doing the rounds. In the immortal words of Mark Twain, 'a lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on.
On news of JK's recent youthful appearance:
It would be churlish not to thank the journalist concerned for saying that I look better now than I did in the early days of Harry Potter's success, and I am indeed grateful for the underlying compliment. In the interests of accuracy, however, I must point out that, far from losing weight, I've gained a good bit since the 'before' photographs featured in the article. So J K Rowling's top tip for today is: eat more. Perhaps my next project could be a revolutionary diet book?
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