10:45 pm EST, February 1, 2014

Twitter reacts vehemently to J.K. Rowling’s Ron/Hermione revelation: A recap

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J.K. Rowling’s surprising revelation about Ron and Hermione’s relationship has sparked an outcry on Twitter.

Read more: Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling regrets putting Ron and Hermione together

It is not surprising to learn that many of our favourite authors are also Harry Potter fans. And just like the rest of us, authors including John Green and Rainbow Rowell took to Twitter to share their thoughts and their frustrations. We share some of our favourite author reactions here, and be sure to check out page 2 to see how fans responded to J.K. Rowling’s bombshell.

Shipping has always been a sensitive subject when it comes to Harry Potter. Historically the fandom has seen a huge divide between those fans who hoped for Harry and Hermione to end up together, and those who wanted Hermione to be with Ron.

‘The Darkest Minds’ author Alexandra Bracken:

‘Fangirl’ author Rainbow Rowell:

‘The Fault in Our Stars’ author John Green:

‘Open Road Summer’ author Emery Lord:

‘The Demon’s Lexicon’ author Sarah Rees Brennan:

‘The First Third’ author Will Kostakis:

‘Hex Hall’ author Rachel Hawkins:

‘Falling Kingdoms’ author Morgan Rhodes:

‘Populazzi’ author Elise Allen:

‘Cracked Up To Be’ author Courtney Summers:

On page 2: The best fan reactions to J.K. Rowling’s ‘Harry Potter’ bombshell

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