JK Rowling cleverly explains why Trump's sons would not be in Hogwart's Slytherin House
A journalist joked that Trump's sons and son-in-law are Slytherin alumni, and JK Rowling explains why they wouldn't be.
A journalist joked about how Trump's sons and son-in-law would have been in the Slytherin House, whose members include Severus Snape and Draco Malfoy, and Harry Potter author JK Rowling responded with sarcasm.
Journalist Oliver Willis tweeted about how alumni from Hogwart's Slytherin house go far in life, and then named Donald Trump's sons Donald Jr and Eric, as well as their brother in law Jared Kushner.
Slytherin Alumni go far! CUT TO MONTAGE of Jared Kushner, Eric Trump, Donald Trump Jr
— Oliver Willis (@owillis) March 27, 2017
The implication is obvious here; Willis meant to say that these three members of the Trump family are evil or bad. JK Rowling replied to the tweet by saying this:
She says that in order to be in the Slytherin house, Kushner and the Trumps would have to receive letters from Hogwarts, without which one cannot study at this fictional school of magic in the Harry Potter universe.
Clearly, she does not think them worthy of the letter. The hat is a reference to the Sorting Hat, which sorts students into the four houses — Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Slytherin and Ravenclaw.
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