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Daily Mail

'Some people are just bad!' Ronan Farrow sparks fury after urging people to reconsider views on literary villains ...
Daily Mail
The 30-year-old Pulitzer Prize-winning writer took to Twitter on Sunday to share his thoughts on the driving forces behind Miss Trunchbull's actions in Matilda, as well as his belief that Harry Potter's cruel Dolores Umbridge was just trying to break ...




Mashable

Ronan Farrow had a terrifying Harry Potter take
Mashable
... some hot takes for Twitter on Sunday – specifically that we reexamine some highly hated figures in children's literature and see if they don't deserve a new assessment. His examples included Miss Trunchbull in Matilda and Harry Potter's Dolores ...



Yahoo Entertainment

Imelda Staunton knows her 'Harry Potter' character Dolores Umbridge parallels Donald Trump
Yahoo Entertainment
Dolores Umbridge is just part of a wonderful franchise, and I'm just one of the many characters who can hopefully frighten a couple of children on the street,” Staunton said in an interview with IndieWire. “It was wonderful to be part of that, but I ...



Bustle

What I Learned Reading Harry Potter For The First Time As An Adult In The Era Of Donald Trump
Bustle
The way the novels address power dynamics — from the unassuming and resilient power of Dumbledore, to the bookish power of Hermione Granger, to the small but dehumanizing power of Dolores Umbridge, to the overwhelming but self-destructive power ...

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Bustle

This Harry Potter Theory Suggests Dolores Umbridge Was So Freakin' Evil Because She Wore A Horcrux
Bustle
The holiday season all about love and forgiveness, and for Harry Potter fans, it might be the right time to give the gift of mercy to one particular book villain: Professor Umbridge. According to a fan theory online, it is possible that Dolores ...



The Federalist

CFPB Employees, You're Not Dumbledore's Army. You're Dolores Umbridge
The Federalist
In the fifth novel of the series, “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” an increasingly paranoid Ministry of Magic sends a mid-level bureaucrat, Dolores Umbridge, to exert control over Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, the setting for ...

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Carroll Daily Times Herald

A MAGICAL NIGHT
Carroll Daily Times Herald
The pink Dolores Umbridge tea set sold for $180, a gift card to Photography by Fiscus brought in $210 — but the biggest seller was the signed “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” book that went for $500. Local sponsors and silent auction donors ...



The Mary Sue

Things We Saw Today: The Disney Princesses Are Ready to Rumble in the Wreck-It Ralph 2 Trailer
The Mary Sue
(via Because Science); Three national civil rights organizations are suing real-life Dolores Umbridge Betsy DeVos for dismissing several discrimination complaints. (via The New York Times); Speaking of Harry Potter villains, Helena Bonham Carter is ...
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Harry Potter theory: is Umbridge only horrible because she wears the horcrux?
Cosmopolitan.com
Harry Potter fans are always discovering things about the world of witchcraft and wizardry. From the realisation that James and Lily Potter were only 20-years-old when Harry was born to the exact reason why Rik Mayall wasn't in the films, it's a ...


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