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‘Idiot!’ J.K. Rowling takes down Twitter troll who says Serena Williams is built like a man

Wimbledon Champions Novak Djokovic of Serbia, right, and Serena Williams of the US, dance on stage at the Wimbledon Champion dinner, at the Guildhall, London, Sunday, July 12, 2015.
Wimbledon Champions Novak Djokovic of Serbia, right, and Serena Williams of the US, dance on stage at the Wimbledon Champion dinner, at the Guildhall, London, Sunday, July 12, 2015. Associated Press

Harry Potter author and tennis fan J.K. Rowling took to Twitter on Saturday to congratulate Serena Williams on her sixth Wimbledon win.

But things got ugly really fast.

Here’s the tweet that Rowling sent out first.

And then some Twitter body-shamer named Rob tweeted that Serena is built like a man, which provoked Rowling to tweet this:

Which just unleashed an avalanche of more head-shaking troll activity like this:

Then Williams showed up at Sunday’s Wimbledon Champion’s Dinner in a glamorous form-fitting gown, which she showed off on Instagram.

Take that, trolls.

 

Swerve

A photo posted by Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) on

Then Williams and Wimbledon men’s champion Novak Djokovic won the crowd with a charmingly awkward turn on the stage to “Night Fever.”

Yeah, winning.

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