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J.K. Rowling blasts Rupert Murdoch after his controversial anti-Muslim tweets

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is not afraid to speak up for what she believes in, and she proved that with her recent tweet that took aim at media mogul Rupert Murdoch.

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In the wake of the Paris, France, terror attacks, Murdoch took to Twitter to voice his opinions on jihadi attacks, in which he claimed that even peaceful Muslims should take responsibility. He wrote that Muslims must “recognize and destroy their growing jihadist cancer.”

The News Corp boss’ controversial tweet sparked outrage on Twitter, but he followed it up with another comment about political correctness.

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However, Rowling does not agree with Murdoch’s statements and she took to Twitter on Sunday to link to an article about his comments and blast his views on Islam.

The Cuckoo’s Calling author then followed up her first tweet by sarcastically saying she was responsible for the horrific acts that occurred during the Spanish Inquisition. She also mockingly claimed responsibility for American televangelist Jim Bakker.

Rowling was not done there, though: she responded to a Twitter comment that blasted her for not doing proper investigation by providing a link to an article and writing, “Eight times more Muslims have been killed by so-called Islamic terrorists than non-Muslims.”

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Murdoch, for his part, did not respond to Rowling mocking him but he did praise the “heroic sacrifice” of one of the French police, Ahmed Merabet, who was killed during the attacks in Paris last week.

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