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A bookstore is trolling Piers Morgan by tweeting all of ‘Harry Potter’ at him

It's never a good idea to get on the bad side of 'Harry Potter' fans.


Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

Internet Culture

Posted on Feb 13, 2017   Updated on May 25, 2021, 12:26 am CDT

After J.K. Rowling devastatingly owned Piers Morgan on Twitter this weekend, an independent bookstore is continuing the battle.

Rowling clashed with Morgan over (what else?) politics, at which point he felt the need to say he’d never read any Harry Potter. Helpfully, the bookstore Big Green Bookshop decided to correct his mistake by tweeting the entire Harry Potter saga at him in 140-character bursts.

The Big Green Bookshop Twitter account is run by Simon Key, who told The Independent, “I’m doing it because Piers clearly spends all day on Twitter staring at his timeline.” He explained that Morgan would hopefully find tweet-sized segments less “daunting” than reading a whole book himself.

Characteristically, Piers Morgan did not react with good humor. But when does he ever?

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*First Published: Feb 13, 2017, 8:35 am CST