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People Are So Not Here For JK Rowling's Latest Discussion About Dumbledore's Sexuality

By Mehak Anwar
Sorry folks, if you see JK Rowling trending on your Twitter feeds today it's not because she's releasing an eighth Harry Potter book. In a recent interview, the world-famous author revealed a piece of information about Dumbledore's sexuality that,…

Wander or Bust: Edinburgh, Scotland Is The Most Beautiful Place You've Never Been

By Misa Shikuma
Wander or Bust is an Elite Daily travel series that follows young women all over the globe to record their journeys as they experience the thrill of the far-flung and unknown. They'll track their budgets, where they stay, where they eat and drink,…

11 Celebrity Quotes About Depression That'll Change The Way You Think About Mental Health

By Caroline Burke
Oct. 10 marks World Mental Health Day, an internationally recognized opportunity for people to spread information and awareness about mental health issues. Despite a large percentage of our society living with mental health disorders, we still tend…

JK Rowling Predicted Today's Weather In "19 Years Later," Proves She's A Witch

By Anna Menta
Listen, never have I ever doubted that J.K. Rowling is magically inclined. She did write the Harry Potter series and become one of the most successful authors in the world, after all. But new evidence has come to light today that she may be an…

'Harry Potter' Fans Have Taken Over Twitter & King's Cross In Honor Of "19 Years Later"

By Anna Menta
I feel sorry for any Muggles that use King's Cross Station for their commute, because today is not going to be your day, friends. Why? Because the station is currently flooded with hundreds of Harry Potter fans, all waiting to catch a glimpse of…

Attention 'Harry Potter' And 'Sherlock' Fans: JK Rowling Has A New Detective Show

By Anna Menta
Remember a few years ago when Harry Potter author JK Rowling secretly wrote and published a mystery crime novel, The Cuckoo's Calling, under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith? And how that secret lasted about two seconds, and everyone found it was her?…

18 Tweets For National Orgasm Day That'll Make You Wish You Were At Home "Celebrating"

By Candice Jalili
Wondering what day it is today? Yes, obviously, it's Monday. Yes, it's clearly the last day of July. And yes, it's JK Rowling's, Harry Potter's, and Mark Cuban's birthday. But most importantly, today is National Orgasm Day. Because, yes, there is a…

You'll Need To Accio Tissues For J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter' 20th Anniversary Tweet

By Anna Menta
Harry Potter fans, I have good news and bad news for us all. The bad news is today, June 26, is the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone publication, and that means we are all very old. Seriously, let that sink in for a…

'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Finally Has Its NYC Broadway Debut Date

By Kelli Boyle
WANDS AT THE READY. Get ready, Potterheads, "Harry Potter And The Cursed Child" just locked in its broadway debut for April 22, 2018. It's literally an entire year away and I'm sobbing because of the wait, but if the reviews from its run in London…

100 Women Who Have Stood Up To Trump In His First 100 Days

By Alexandra Strickler
Even though it feels like it's been well over a century since Donald Trump took the oath of office and officially became the president of the United States, we've only just reached the end of his first 100 days. In approximately three months, Trump…

Jude Law Is Young Dumbledore In 'Fantastic Beasts' And Everyone's Got Jokes

By Anna Menta
OK, "Harry Potter" fans, don't freak out... but... Jude Law was just cast to play a young Albus Dumbledore in the "Fantastic Beasts" sequels. JUST KIDDING, OBVIOUSLY NOW IS THE TIME TO FREAK OUT! According to a report from Variety, the 44-year-old…

21 Times JK Rowling Was The Badass Twitter Needed In 2017

By Anna Menta
In 1997, JK Rowling became the queen of children's literature with the release of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone." Now, 20 years later, the 51-year-old author has also become the queen of digital media's favorite social network: Twitter.…

12 Children's Books Quotes To Help You Get Your Shit Together In Your 20s

By Alexa Mellardo
There are many times in our 20s when we wish we could retreat back to our childhood days. The only real burden we faced back then was fighting for the prime swing at recess. We had no deadlines to meet, and we lived for the moment. We were young,…

JK Rowling Gave The Best Advice To Writers On Twitter And It's Inspirational

By Anna Menta
Look, when JK Rowling gives you writing advice, you shut up and listen. "Harry Potter" is easily the most successful book series in modern times — arguably of all time — so, yeah, I would absolutely pay this woman to give me writing…

JK Rowling, James Corden And Other Celebs React To London Terror Attack

By Anna Menta
As the city of London is dealing with the aftermath of a tragedy, celebrities are lending their voices of support. On Thursday, four people, including the attacker, died on Westminster Bridge when a man drove an SUV into pedestrians before barreling…

'Harry Potter' Fans Can Now Enjoy Butterbeer Ice Cream So Stock Up, Muggles

By Tim McGovern
As a devout "Harry Potter" fan, are you constantly jonesing for some butterbeer, but can't shell out the galleons and knuts needed to purchase a trip to Universal Studios? Then, have no fear (unless you're surrounded by dementors). Because I have…

Video Of Eddie Redmayne Reading 'Fantastic Beasts' Will Warm Your Cold Heart

By Anna Menta
I never thought I'd be this excited to listen to the audio version of a textbook, but that was before Eddie Redmayne read "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." The audiobook is available for download today on Pottermore's website for $14.95,…

JK Rowling Claps Back At Rude Trump Adviser Who Bullied Woman On Twitter

By Robert Anthony
Have you been on Twitter lately? It's turned into a spooky place. If you stay on the fun, careless side of the social media platform, you'll be fine. But if you venture into the political side of Twitter, you just might stumble upon a bunch of…

JK Rowling Gives Major Hint For Next 'Fantastic Beasts' With Cryptic Tweet

By Robert Anthony
If anyone knows how to stir up the hype, it's JK Rowling. Remember when she broke the internet back in August after announcing the release of three new "Harry Potter" books through her digital publishing company Pottermore?! "Hype" might've been an…

JK Rowling Wins Piers Morgan Feud After His Son Posts 'Harry Potter' Tattoo

By Hope Schreiber
Sometimes dads are well-known for their hot tempers and ability to say things that would really embarrass their child... Not my dad, though. My dad is great. But some of those other dads also have Twitter accounts, are TV personalities and let the…

JK Rowling Totally Shuts Down Piers Morgan After He Bashes 'Harry Potter' Books

By Kelli Boyle
JK Rowling is at it again with the expert Twitter trolling. And this time, she's taking down British journalist and TV personality, Piers Morgan. It all started with a tweet. Early Saturday morning, Rowling tweeted in reaction to Morgan's appearance…

Daniel Radcliffe Won't See ‘Cursed Child’ Because Of 'Harry Potter' Fans

By Rayne Ellis
Daniel Radcliffe, best known for his role as Harry Potter (and that one time he rode a horse naked), has admitted he most likely won't be seeing JK Rowling's play, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child." Running at the Palace Theater in London, the…

Even JK Rowling Couldn't Handle This 'Harry Potter' Reunion With The Malfoys

By Anna Menta
The wizards of "Harry Potter" are coming together to fight for the rights of the Muggles — even the Death Eaters. That's right, with the Malfoys (aka actors Jason Isaacs and Tom Felton) in the lead, several "Potter" actors gathered at The Wizarding…

8 Elite Daily Editors Share The Book That Changed Their Lives

By Nikhita Mahtani
We all have a book that changed us forever, or shaped who we are. Maybe it was that textbook you read as a college student that finally pointed you toward the career of your dreams. Or maybe it was a childhood fantasy book that really cemented your…

Katy Perry's And Other Celebs' Inauguration Plans Include Sleeping And The DMV

By Taylor Ortega
While you were rage vomiting under your desks all day, catching glimpses of Trump's inauguration through the cracks between your fingers, celebrities were finding their own ways to cope with the changing political landscape. Don't worry, don't…

JK Rowling's Crushing 'Harry Potter' News Just Made Inauguration Day Even Worse

By Anna Menta
Apparently, JK Rowling feels witnessing Voldemort get sworn in wasn't enough suffering for today — she also had to crush dreams of a new "Harry Potter" movie. If you were all excited about those "Cursed Child" movie rumors, well, don't be. 'Cus,…

Guy Reads Fake Trump Books On Subway To Prank Riders And Gets Perfect Reactions

By Robert Anthony
If you're ever looking to get a good reaction out of someone, just go on an adventure through NYC's legendary subway system. Seriously, the honest opinions you'll gather solely by analyzing the facial expressions of total strangers aboard the subway…

8 2016 Book Releases To Remind You This Year Wasn't A Complete Disaster

By Danielle Valente
If there's one thing we can agree on this year, it's the fact that 2016 has run us through a gamut of emotions. To put it lightly, we had a lot going on. There was no better way to escape the chaos than to indulge in a fictional (or nonfictional)…

JK Rowling Finally Answers Fans’ ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Questions On New Site

By Taylor Ortega
JK Rowling's web presence is the final stitch holding together the fabric of life as we know it. We can imagine the dark, swirling chaos that awaits us, should she ever decide to leave us, and honestly, none of us are trying to mess with that. The…

Scientists Named A Spider After The Sorting Hat And JK Rowling Is So Stoked

By Alec MacDonald
New spiders that look like the Sorting Hat were just named after the "Harry Potter" character. Because scientists have fun, too. Like one Ronald Weasley, I do not like spiders. Or, well, that had been true until this very moment. I USED to not like…

JK Rowling Reveals Her Favorite Moment From 'Harry Potter'

By Tim McGovern
Did someone just cast Avada Kedavra? Because this news is killing me... you know, in a good way and not in the Voldemort sense. When two geniuses show their mutual love for each other, it's a beautiful moment. Speaking of beautiful moments,…

Why First-Born Children Are Destined To Make More Money Than Their Siblings

By Rosey Baker
Sibling rivalry is a very real thing. Anybody with siblings knows that regardless of how close you are, you probably spent your entire lives vying for the attention and approval of your parents, and in some cases for the approval of each other. When…

There's Proof Newt Scamander Was At Hogwarts With Harry Potter And No One Knew

By Anna Menta
Soooo, according to the Marauder's Map in "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," Newt Scamander was at Hogwarts in Harry's third year. Let me repeat that. Newt Scamander, who now has his own spinoff film franchise, "Fantastic Beasts and Where…

The 'Harry Potter' Play Is Coming To NYC And American Muggles Are Rejoicing

By Adam Silvers
Despite the fact I never miss a "Harry Potter" weekend on Freeform, I still haven't seen the movie "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." Trust me, I feel like a fraud. I better get on it ASAP, though, because the next "Harry Potter" production…

Syrian Girl Who Live-Tweets Bombings Posts Tragic Pic After Home's Destroyed

By John Haltiwanger
For about two months, 7-year-old Bana Alabed and her mother Fatemah have offered the world a devastating glimpse into the horrors of war-torn Aleppo via Twitter. Tragically, Bana and her family are now homeless because of the ongoing war in their…

JK Rowling Drops Major Info Connecting 'Fantastic Beasts' And 'Harry Potter'

By Anna Menta
Warning: This post contains spoilers for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." I mean, you had all weekend to see it. C'mon. If you saw "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" all the way through the reveal of Johnny Depp's gross face, you…

Eddie Redmayne Said He Had 'Complete Stage Fright' Filming 'Fantastic Beasts'

By Robert Anthony
Hollywood actor and actresses -- they're just like us. You might think your favorite actor or actress is perfect enough to never get stage fright, but that isn't necessarily true. It certainly wasn't true for English actor Eddie Redmayne. As you…

New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Creature Could Answer A Huge Question About Dumbledore

By Stephanie Ironson
*This post contains spoilers for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." Oh. My. Grindelwald. Last night, the premiere screenings of JK Rowling's latest installment, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," enchanted audiences around the…

Here's How Our Lives Have Changed Since The Last 'Harry Potter' Premiere

By Anna Menta
Hey "Harry Potter" fans, it's been a while since we've been here. By that I mean it's been a while since we've been here, on the day a new "Harry Potter" film was released to the world. Tonight is the opening night of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to…

5 Books To Read Over The Holidays When You Need A Break From Everything

By Angela Mujukian
The holidays are almost here! It's better to stick your nose in a book this holiday season than to stick it in other people's business. Reading over break will not only be beneficial to improving reading comprehension and increasing your vocabulary,…

JK Rowling Says Johnny Depp Is 'Incredible,' Despite His Domestic Abuse Case

By Anna Menta
JK Rowling does not see a problem with putting Johnny Depp in her "Potter" franchise. Last week, when Warner Bros. announced Johnny Depp would star in the sequel to the upcoming "Fantastic Beasts" film, "Harry Potter" fans were angry. Less than six…

People Are Turning To 'Harry Potter' To Find Hope After Presidential Election

By Eitan Levine
If it's any consolation, you do still have the ability to join the DA (Dumbledore's Army for all you unaware Muggles). Tuesday night was rough, Wednesday was probably even rougher. We all woke up to a different world. One possibly not as safe for…

'Harry Potter' Fans Rejoice: Dumbledore Will Appear In 'Fantastic Beasts'

By Anna Menta
If the world needs anyone right now, it's Albus Dumbledore. And, as luck would have it, Dumbledore is coming back to our lives in a new way. According to "Harry Potter" director David Yates, we will definitely be seeing Dumbledore in the "Fantastic…

JK Rowling's 'Cormoran Strike' Books Are Being Turned Into An HBO Series

By Tim McGovern
I think we can all agree that 2016 has been a shitty year, unless you happen to be a Chicago Cubs fan, or JK Rowling. Are you repeatedly casting "Avada Kedavra," JK? Because you are killing it. Not only will "Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find…

'Harry Potter' Fans Deserve Way More Than Johnny Depp In 'Fantastic Beasts 2'

By Anna Menta
Last summer, Amber Heard filed a restraining order against Johnny Depp for domestic abuse. There were pictures of a giant bruise on her face, where, she said, her husband hit her. And despite rampant sexist claims she was lying to get rich, after…

Johnny Depp Enters 'Harry Potter' Universe, Will Star In 'Fantastic Beasts 2'

By Hope Schreiber
When you think of "Harry Potter" and the upcoming spinoff "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," do you ever ponder to yourself, "Hmm, yeah, sounds good, but it needs more... How do I put this? Johnny Depp?" I haven't thought that personally,…

A First Look At New 'Fantastic Beasts' Book Has Arrived, And It's So Magical

By Hope Schreiber
Hey, what's up, hello. Your friendly Hufflepuff friend is here to tell you that our dorms are next to the kitchen, should you ever want a snack, and guess what... JK Rowling just shared the first picture of the first copy of the "Fantastic Beasts…

New 'Fantastic Beasts' Mobile Game Is Pokémon Go For 'Harry Potter' Fans

By Anna Menta
A "Harry Potter" mobile game that is essentially Pokémon Go for magical creatures? OK, fine, you have my interest. And my data. And my storage space. It's true: Warner Bros. announced a new "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" app game to…

JK Rowling Announced There Will Be Five 'Fantastic Beasts' Films

By Anna Menta
Settle in, "Harry Potter" fans, because the magic's not going to end for a long, long time. At the "Fantastic Beasts" live-streamed fan event in London on Thursday, JK Rowling announced that she is planning not one, not two, not three, but four more…

These 'Harry Potter' Makeup Brushes WiIl Make Your Beauty Routine Magical

By Emily Arata
It's been nine long years since the last "Harry Potter" book landed in our waiting hands, and five since we saw the final movie. Although author JK Rowling might have moved on to other projects (just kidding, she's still writing Potter spin-offs),…