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J.K. Rowling And Piers Morgan Are Feuding Hard On Twitter

"Watching Piers Morgan being told to fuck off on live TV is *exactly* as satisfying as I'd always imagined."

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You might be aware of the small kerfuffle on Real Time with Bill Maher this week, wherein Jim Jefferies told Piers Morgan to "fuck off."

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It all stemmed from a discussion about Donald Trump's executive order, whether it amounted to a "Muslim ban," and whether Hillary Clinton would have been "just as bad" as Trump.

J.K. Rowling — who not only opposes the Trump EO but has also voiced opposition to Morgan in the past — seems to have enjoyed the moment.

Yes, watching Piers Morgan being told to fuck off on live TV is *exactly* as satisfying as I'd always imagined. https://t.co/4FII8sYmIt

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Rowling brought up an award win in which she beat Morgan:

And invoked Crabbe for a lesson:

.@piersmorgan If only you'd read Harry Potter, you'd know the downside of sucking up to the biggest bully in school is getting burned alive.

Rowling's fans quickly jumped on board as well, weighing in on the feud.

Man who claims to have never read a word of Harry Potter quotes liberally from Harry Potter book https://t.co/DhSD0bck9q

There were some well-placed CNN burns:

Hey girl, are you CNN? Because you just cancelled Piers Morgan. https://t.co/xE0Om8LPbs

While others just used Harry Potter GIFs to express their opinion.

Contact Andy Golder at andy.golder@buzzfeed.com.

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