J.K. Rowling Explains to Harry Potter Fans Why Remus Lupin "Had to Die"
Another year, another apology from J.K. Rowling. In honour of the anniversary of the fictional Battle of Hogwarts, the author of the popular Harry Potter series took to Twitter on Monday to explain the real reason she decided to kill off the beloved character Remus Lupin. "Once again, it's the anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts so, as promised, I shall apologise for a death. This year: Remus Lupin," she told fans. Not only did she reveal the exact moment she decided to give him the boot, but she also admitted that his death even made her shed a tear. It goes without saying that fans were pretty heartbroken too. See her Twitter explanation in full below, and then check out some of her best quotes over the years.