Saturday, October 20, 2007

Dumbledore Outed!

Witchcraft, sorcery, black magic, and... homosexuality?

HARRY Potter author JK Rowling has confirmed what fans have long suspected - the principal of Hogwarts, Albus Dumbledore, is indeed gay.

Rowling outed the headmaster at a sell-out appearance at Carnegie Hall in New York. After a brief reading from the final book in the series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Rowling took questions from the audience.

When a young fan asked if Dumbledore would find "true love", Rowling answered: "Dumbledore is gay".

The outing was greeted with gasps, then applause from the crowd, the Associated Press has reported.

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