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Press Peeks into J.K. Rowling's Back Yard, Sees Hagrid, Gets It Wrong

J.K. Rowling
Posted by: Melissa
April 19, 2011, 06:17 AM

There's a pretty hilarious article going around from the Daily Mail that posits that J.K. Rowling is building Hagrid's Hut in the yard of her Edinburgh home. It claims the author is constructing a "lodge" that will sit at the bottom of her gardens that will mirror the hut we've seen in the films, with a conical roof, a spire, a chimney and stone steps up to the door.

While it is true she has submitted plans for the building of a garden house in her yard, which will match the style of her home and happens to have a conical roof, there isn't any intent to make it match Hagrid's hut (which is actually wooden as per the books, not stone as in the films).

Stay tuned to Leaky for more info on Jo's architectural adventures, including her plans to build a full scale Hogwarts on the grounds of Buckingham Palace; the functioning Hog's Head pub being readied for her private use on the Royal Mile, and, of course, her very own Room of Requirement, which will appear now and then inside her Edinburgh home and serve coffee, biscuits and writing inspiration on demand. We'll bring you the scoop!

(Just in case it needs saying, which we know from experience it does: The above paragraph is a joke and should not be mistaken for anything resembling truth.)

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153 Points

Ha! I cant believe they actually thought that was right. Hilarious!

Posted by sirius33 on April 19, 2011, 04:35 PM report to moderator
311 Points

DARN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I SO TOTALLY FELL FOR IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I’m so gullible!!!!

Posted by Aceba {WBM} on April 19, 2011, 04:59 PM report to moderator
277 Points

LOL, thanks Leaky for a laugh :)

Posted by eccentricalice on April 19, 2011, 05:25 PM report to moderator
11265 Points

Lol o wow

Posted by MossHorpione on April 19, 2011, 05:40 PM report to moderator
4138 Points

A hagrids hut wouldn’t be a bad idea though xD

Good one Leaky :D

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on April 19, 2011, 05:42 PM report to moderator
340 Points

you have to wonder who thought that up…… :)

Posted by chuzzle on April 19, 2011, 06:34 PM report to moderator
319 Points

Lol that was pretty amusing. However I do agree to destroying Buckingham Palace and putting up a Hogwarts in its place. x3

Posted by Seviately ^HISS^ on April 19, 2011, 07:09 PM report to moderator
15823 Points

AH! Screw you Leaky!. . . LOL, LOL. . . JUST KIDDING! You almost got me there, but when you mention RoR I was like that’s wayyy beyond! Haha, good laugh.. ;)

Posted by jammjcpotter on April 19, 2011, 07:54 PM report to moderator
261 Points

Ahh Haha, thanks for the much needed laugh!

Posted by animalz10 ~~ROAR~~ on April 19, 2011, 08:18 PM report to moderator
465 Points

This just made my day xD

Posted by The Half-Blood Lauma' on April 19, 2011, 08:42 PM report to moderator

Silly people! The Room of Requirement cannot provide food. ;)

Posted by jillians642 on April 19, 2011, 10:15 PM report to moderator
545 Points

Hahaha! Loved that last paragraph Melissa!

Posted by Nicci Weasley on April 20, 2011, 02:12 AM report to moderator
5439 Points

Ahh Melissa I love you

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on April 20, 2011, 04:20 AM report to moderator
1527 Points

Ha ha! The press come up with some really weird ideas sometimes.

Posted by Livi22-((ROAR!)) on April 20, 2011, 04:34 AM report to moderator
1481 Points

lol very funny

Posted by Mew5645 on April 20, 2011, 07:29 AM report to moderator
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