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J.K. Rowling And Jessica Williams Are Secret BFFs And You're About To Be Obsessed

"She told me I was Gryffindor."

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Jessica Williams stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night, and revealed a secret she's been hiding for quite some time: She and J.K. Rowling have started hanging out IRL after meeting on Twitter:

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Their friendship goes back as far as 2013 — Williams says it started in her second year at The Daily Show — when completely out of the blue, J.K. Rowling slid into her DMs.

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It turns out that not only do the two women share a birthday, but J.K. is a huge fan of Jessica's work.

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Jessica says the message left her sobbing, and it took an entire week for her to be able to draft a reply.

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After that, the two would occasionally keep in touch, and wish each other well on their shared birthday.

Bad Wifi where I am, but also want to say many happy returns to @msjwilly, my birthday sister.

@jk_rowling haha this was awesome to wake up to! Thank you! Happy Birthday and Enjoy our day!!!!!!!

So about a month and a half ago, Jessica finally mustered the courage to ask J.K. an important question she'd been wondering for awhile.

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She was pretty nervous to ask, though.

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J.K. replied, saying that she was a Gryffindor (which, duh) and then asked if Jessica wanted to ~hang~ next time she came to London.

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And they actually got to do it!

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According to Williams' caption, the two have hung out at least a couple times now.

Oh, and Jessica also learned that the two have a pretty surprising hobby in common.

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The whole video is a must-watch, because Jessica Williams is lit'rally perfection — and it's also just very thrilling to hear her call her new BFF "JoJo."

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Also, their shared birthday is next week! So happy birthday, Jessica and JoJo.

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