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Emma Watson’s Baftas ‘shade’ of JK Rowling inspires merch including ‘I’m here for all the witches’ T-shirt by trans charity Mermaids

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Baftas speech has inspired a charity T-shirt to be made to support trans children, following her apparent shade towards JK Rowling and her comments about transgender women.The actress, 31, who is known for playing Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series, appeared to throw shade at the franchise’s creator, JK, 56, when she took to the stage to present an award.Host Rebel Wilson, 42, introduced Emma to the stage, telling the crowd: ‘Here to present the next award is Emma Watson.

She calls herself a feminist, but we all know she’s a witch.’Emma then addressed the audience with a cheeky smile, adding: ‘I’m here for all of the witches by the way.’Her comment is thought to be in response to JK’s repeated problematic comments about transgender women, including hitting back at Labour leader Sir Kier Starmer for saying that ‘trans women are women’.Emma’s veiled dig at JK’s past comments was one of the biggest talking points of the night, with hundreds of fans taking to Twitter to praise her for being a vocal ally for the trans community.To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 videoAmong them was the charity Mermaids, which supports transgender, nonbinary and gender-diverse children, young people and their families, which has released a fundraising T-shirt with her quote on it ahead of Trans Visibility Day 2022 on March 31.Mermaids told Metro.co.uk: ‘Emma Watson has long been a supportive ally of the trans community, using her platform for good to show solidarity and love at a time when others are seeking to do the opposite.Man gives birth to son after surprise pregnancyJK Rowling slams Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer for saying 'trans women are.

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