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Police Investigating 'Online Threat' Made to JK Rowling Following Rushdie Tweet

J.K Rowling

J.K Rowling

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Police said they are investigating a report of an "online threat" made to JK Rowling after she tweeted her reaction to the stabbing of Sir Salman Rushdie.

The Harry Potter author, 57, shared screenshots of a message from a user who had written "don't worry you are next" in response to her tweet about Sir Salman.