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Times Of India Called Alan Rickman The Villain Of The "Harry Potter" Series In His Obituary

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Legendary actor Alan Rickman died from cancer on January 14, at the age of 69.

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On January 15, The Times of India published a report in which they referred to the star as the "villain" of the Harry Potter saga.

Not once, but twice. Once in the headline, once in the copy.
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Not once, but twice. Once in the headline, once in the copy.

Of course, as any of the millions upon millions of people who are familiar with the Harry Potter books or films will tell you, the character played by Rickman, Professor Snape, turns out to be anything but the villain of the series.

Somebody in TOI did not read or see the full series #villain #AlanRickman

The newspaper corrected its mistake in the online edition soon enough, changing the copy to say "anti-hero" instead of "sensual screen villain".

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But the print copies were out already, and the damage had been done.

Clearly a muggle wrote this. https://t.co/XcvpNFaGGj

When half-knowledge is worse than no knowledge. #TOI https://t.co/1WdbVumtBW

Come on, guys.

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