AEW has been in the headlines ever since it emerged on the pro wrestling map in 2019. The Jacksonville-based promotion has a stacked roster of people from different backgrounds.

The @AEWonTV Twitter account recently posted a graphic in celebration of the International Harry Potter Day, The graphic in question shows AEW factions as Harry Potter houses.

Imagine hearing “10 points for The Dark Order!” though

Happy #InternationalHarryPotterDay to all wizards, muggles and everything in between


Fans on social media did not react kindly to the tweet. Many took to Twitter to express their disappointment that AEW would post the graphic of a franchise whose author has been repeatedly called out for her past remarks about the trans community.

J.K. Rowling, the author of the original series of Harry Potter novels, has come under fire in recent years for her comments regarding the trans community. Check out AEW’s tweet below.

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab is a news writer at Ringside News. He has been an avid fan of professional wrestling since 2000. His earliest memories of pro wrestling involved The Rock taking on The McMahon-Helmsley faction in 2000. Outside of his writing responsibilities, Manik is a fan of fiction, thrillers, comics, manga and anime. He’s an occasional journalist and likes to spend his free time watching movies and reading stuff about politics, science, medicine, etc. Manik also enjoys jogs in the park and workouts in the gym.  Manik is also a big of rock bands including Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Metallica, Drowning Pool, Breaking Point, and Skillet. His current favorite wrestler is Kazuchika Okada and his favorite wrestler of all time is The Rock.

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