@Midnight‘s #NewHarryPotterBooks hashtag game has severely confused Harry Potter fans on Twitter.
— ⚡P.K⚡ (@Acciothatmagic) July 30, 2015
Yesterday, we brought you some of the fantastic #HarryPotterAMovie entries, from Twitter users who turned existing movie titles into Harry Potter movies, with hilarious results.
…Except Twitter users all over the world are now freaking out about what they believe to be an announcement about new Harry Potter books. Chris Hardwick, we see what you did there.
So here comes a very important public service announcement:
J.K. Rowling has NOT announced any new Harry Potter books.
But clearly, not everyone watches @Midnight, because the hashtag page is full of people freaking out!
Here are some of the many, many responses to the #NewHarryPotterBooks hashtag, ranging from excited to outraged to heartbroken:
— Bonnie Michelle (@adreamofponine) July 30, 2015
#NewHarryPotterBooks OMG WHAT!!? WHERE?!!!!!
— labyrinth trap (@itsonlyhara) July 30, 2015
#NewHarryPotterBooks Mini heart attack. False alarm
— Angelica Acedera (@angelicaxxrng) July 30, 2015
#NewHarryPotterBooks is one cruel joke some people have no heart man
— Mozes (@mozesislam09) July 30, 2015
— Harry Potter Logic™ (@HPotterLogic) July 30, 2015
#NewHarryPotterBooks This hashtag is PURE EVIL ‼
— Christian Grey (@willgreysonwill) July 30, 2015
i'm gonna go after whoever started this trend. broke my heart. #NewHarryPotterBooks
— Christelle (@dabieberlaugh) July 30, 2015
— Miss Granger™ (@Otter_Patronus) July 30, 2015
Sorry guys! At least we’ve got Fantastic Beasts to look forward to, right?
The hashtag is actually all about pairing Harry Potter up with other franchises for sequel titles. Let’s take a look at some of the great stuff people have been coming up with:
— Momaw Nadon (@swhammerhead) July 30, 2015
Harry Potter & The Sorcerers Selfie Stick #NewHarryPotterBooks
— El Lame-O (@NerdNextDoorOVO) July 30, 2015
— David Reynolds (@dvdryno) July 30, 2015
— Pirita Pykäläinen (@piritapy) July 30, 2015
— Chile Limon (@chilelimon616) July 30, 2015