J.K. Rowling Goes After Rupert Murdoch On Twitter

J.K. Rowling Wins Twitter With Rupert Murdoch Blast

Author J.K. Rowling took to Twitter on Sunday to slam Rupert Murdoch for saying all Muslims "must be held responsible" for extremist violence such as last week's deadly attack on the headquarters of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.

On Friday, the News Corp boss said via Twitter that even peaceful Muslims are responsible for the "jihadist cancer."

On Sunday, the "Harry Potter" author linked to an article about Murdoch's comments and unleashed a verbal stinging jinx:

She didn't stop there. She also pointed out that the faith of her birth had a few flaws of its own and (sarcastically) took responsibility:

After the two zingers, she completed a Twitter hat trick by working some numbers into the argument:

If Murdoch has seen the tweets, he hasn't responded. However, on Sunday he tweeted in remembrance of a Muslim hero -- and victim -- in last week's attack:

(h/t WMUR)


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