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Gwen Stefani Throws Harry Potter-Themed Bash for Son Zuma

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Zuma's 9th birthday was magic, Hogwarts style

Who knew Gwen Stefani was such a Harry Potter fan?

Majorly cool cat, fashionista and pop star Gwen Stefani just got even cooler in our eyes. The singer and The Voice star threw a Harry Potter-themed bash on Sunday for her son Zuma, who's turning 9. And it was everything you'd expect a Hogwarts celebration to be (minus the constant lurking dangers like Death Eaters and massive snakes and paralysis spells).

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Stefani documented the event in video clips and photos on her Instagram Stories feed. The party included excellent life-size cutouts of key characters like Harry himself and Severus Snape. So. Cool. There were also flags emblazoned with the emblems of the four Hogwarts houses, an awesome fruit display with an owl created from pineapple and melons(!), and a big ol' cake with a Sorting Hat on top.

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A very happy Zuma appeared in his mom's videos and photos wearing his usual spectacles (Harry would approve).

One thing Zuma's party had that Hogwarts has yet to install? A water slide.

Zuma is Stefani's middle child with Gavin Rossdale. The two exes also have sons Kingston, 11, and Apollo, 3.

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Stefani has (quite famously) moved on with her Voice co-star Blake Shelton, who appears regularly in her Instagram feed and seems to be as sweet on her boys as he is on her.

#summer2017 love u guys gx

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We're just wondering if he was a Harry Potter fan before Stefani schooled him. (Our guess? Not so much.)

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