It's been nearly 10 years since J.K. Rowling killed off one of the most divisive characters in Harry Potter and she's finally apologised for it.
"OK, here it is," the author tweeted.
"Please don't start flame wars over it, but this year I'd like to apologise for killing (whispers)... Snape. *runs for cover*".
OK, here it is. Please don't start flame wars over it, but this year I'd like to apologise for killing (whispers)... Snape. *runs for cover*— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) May 2, 2017
Snape isn't the only character that the author has apologised to fans for killing -- last year it was Professor Remus Lupin, the year before that it was Fred Weasley.
Fans however were not having a bar of it, claiming that there were other characters that the author needed to apologise for obliterating first.
@jk_rowling ok but WHAT ABOUT DOBBY— hana // هانا (@ohmygouldness) May 2, 2017
@jk_rowling Obsession isn't love. Snape was abusive and cruel. He got what he gave, in the end.— Rune Johansson (@Runesael) May 2, 2017
@jk_rowling you really didn't need to apologise for that one it's chill— emma✰ (@sscorbus) May 2, 2017
@jk_rowling I WANT AN APOLOGY FOR COLIN CREEVEY— Laura (@laurabonn2) May 2, 2017
@jk_rowling I'd like to apologize louder on your behalf for one Lily Evans Potter— emma lord (@dilemmalord) May 2, 2017
We wonder who she'll apologise for next year?
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