J.K. Rowling Resolves Her Absence from Harry Potter Get-together Special: 'I Didn't Want to Do It'

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During her look on Virgin Radio Saturday, the writer clarified why she had not been included in the Harry Potter 20th Anniversary:

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Go Back To Hogwarts, which debuted Jan. 1 on HBO Max.

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I was asked to be on that, as well as I chose I didn't desire to do it,

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she informed the host, Graham Norton, by means of a clip submitted to YouTube.

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I believed it had to do with the movies greater than the books,

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quite rightly. That was what the anniversary had to do with."

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No person said don't [do it] ... I was asked to do it as well as I made a decision not to," she added.

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Somewhere else in the discussion, Rowling, 57, also discussed her relationship with social media

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Previously this month, she received a fatality risk after revealing her worry regarding Salman

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