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J.K. Rowling—beloved writer, human woman, actual advocate for social justice—made an enemy of a British politician yesterday for an incredibly odd reason: the politician thought that Rowling tweeted words of support at an Internet troll for his misogynistic comments. In fact, she didn't. The Internet: it's a weird place.

Apparently, Natalie McGarry—a member of British parliament who, by the way, is also currently experiencing a potentially career-ending scandal that doesn't have anything to do with insulting the creator of Harry Potter—thought that Rowling was BFFs with some random non-famous dude on the Internet named Brian Spanner, a man who apparently once said something sexist. "Huh, that doesn't make a lot of sense," you're thinking right now, correctly.

Sources: BuzzFeed