J.K. Rowling Responds Perfectly To A Fan Tattoo Request

One Potterhead got the experience of a lifetime when J.K. Rowling showered her with Twitter love early Wednesday.

Twitter user @AlwaysJLover, who identifies herself as Kate, posted a message to J.K. Rowling identifying herself as a survivor of sexual assault, suicide, and self-harm and requested that Rowling write “Expecto Patronum,” so that she could get a tattoo. She wanted to place the tattoo over the wrist on which she used to cut. It will join six other tattoos, including one Potter-themed piece.


J.K. Rowling got back to her in under 10 minutes. We sometimes don’t even respond to best friend texts in that time frame. That’s why she’s the best.

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Kate was quick to share the wealth with fellow Potterheads.


What a great interaction. Kate said this was her first happy moment in over a decade. Twitter can be a nice place sometimes. Who knew?

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