Daniel Radcliffe Breaks Silence After JK Rowling Says She'll 'Never Forgive' Him Or Emma Watson

Daniel Radcliffe has broken his silence on the matter.

Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe has shared his opinions about the dispute that exists between J.K. Rowling and the other Harry Potter actors regarding the author's controversial views towards the transgender population.

Millions of people all around the world owe their childhood to J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books and accompanying films.

On social media, meanwhile, her remarks on the trans community in 2020 sparked accusations of transphobia after the author tweeted a link to an article with the phrase "people who menstruate."

Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe both harshly denounced her remarks.

Together with other cast members, the two expressed their steadfast support for the trans community, with Radcliffe stating, "Transgender women are women," in an essay for the LGBTQ+ group The Trevor Project. "Any statement to the contrary erases the identity and dignity of transgender people and goes against all advice given by professional health care associations who have far more expertise on this subject matter than either Jo or I."

In addition, he expressed regret for the "pain" her remarks had brought the trans community.

Emma Watson, meantime, assured her transgender fans that she and "so many other people around the world see you, respect you and love you for who you are."

Additionally, earlier this month, on April 10, Rowling discussed the Cass Review, which looks at gender services for youth in the UK, namely the use of puberty blockers, in a post published on X.

Then, someone on social media questioned if Rowling was waiting for Radcliffe and Watson, two members of the Harry Potter ensemble, to issue a public apology.

However, the writer made it apparent that she had no intention of burying the hatchet.

"I'm afraid it's not safe," she wrote. "Celebs who cosied up to a movement intent on eroding women's hard-won rights and who used their platforms to cheer on the transitioning of minors can save their apologies for traumatised detransitioners and vulnerable women reliant on single sex spaces."

Radcliffe addressed their argument in a recent interview, saying that even though she brought him success, he shouldn't automatically agree with her opinions.

In addition, he disclosed that the two had not spoken in years.

In an interview with The Atlantic, he stated: "In the end, it makes me really sad."

“Because I do look at the person that I met, the times that we met, and the books that she wrote, and the world that she created, and all of that is to me so deeply empathic.”

He added: “Jo, obviously Harry Potter would not have happened without her, so nothing in my life would have probably happened the way it is without that person,”

“But that doesn’t mean that you owe the things you truly believe to someone else for your entire life.”