Ever since news of Harry Potter and The Cursed Child’s cast broke earlier this morning there’s been a bit of a debate brewing online about one character.
And no, it’s not about the fact that Ron isn’t VERY ginger. It’s all about Hermione Weasley.
Some have taken issue with the fact that Olivier Award winner Noma Dumezweni’s been cast as the adult incarnation of the beloved witch and JK Rowling’s got the perfect response for them.
Canon: brown eyes, frizzy hair and very clever. White skin was never specified. Rowling loves black Hermione ? https://t.co/5fKX4InjTH
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) December 21, 2015
And we all know that when it comes to Harry Potter, what JK Rowling says goes.
Harry Potter and The Cursed Child opens on London’s West End in 2016