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Muggles Are Sharing Unpopular 'Harry Potter' Opinions That Are Scandalous Enough For The Quibbler

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Over on Reddit, Muggles and non-magic folks are sharing their unpopular opinions about the Harry Potter franchise, and honestly, it is scandalous enough to deserve a place on the front page of The Quibbler. Vote up the most outrageous opinions.

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  • Photo: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix / Warner Bros.

    From Redditor u/CarefreeWinning:

    Harry’s anger in Order of the Phoenix was completely justified and in part makes it my favorite book. Not only did he just watch his friend get murdered right in front of him, but the whole wizarding world doesn’t believe him and The Daily Prophet calls him an attention-seeking liar.

    I still can’t believe people chalk up his anger to “Ugh, he’s being a moody teenager.” Anyone would be constantly furious under those circumstances.

    As far as why it makes it my favorite book, I love how instead of everyone fawning over him as the Boy Who Lived, suddenly the world seems to have turned on him like he’s the bad guy. It makes for an interesting dynamic.

  • Photo: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban / Warner Bros.

    From Redditor u/DanArcXVIII:

    Hagrid was a better father figure than both Dumbledore and Sirius, but they treated him like a giant oaf.

  • Photo: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 / Warner Bros.

    From Redditor u/larkspurwitch:

    The way that Fleur was treated by Ginny, Hermione, and Mrs. Weasley always bothered me. It read very much as a "I'm not like other girls" kind of thing, and given that all three of them are sympathetic characters who we haven't had much reason to disagree with in story, it felt as if the readers were also supposed to think Fleur was awful and deserved it.

    Ginny calling Fleur "Phlegm" behind her back just seemed like an unnecessarily catty thing to do.

    Also, I thought it was a little weird that for Fleur and Bill's romance, they focused on Fleur being a French snob instead of Fleur being seven years his junior and recently graduated, and that they've barely known each other a year before getting engaged.

    Even after Bill was attacked, Molly's first thought was, "Oh, well maybe Fleur won't want to marry him since he's disfigured."

    It just seems bizarre how much they seemed to hate her while the narrative told us she was a sweet, if snobby, girl that cared about her family.

  • Photo: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix / Warner Bros.

    From Redditor u/banammockHana:

    Harry did Luna wrong.

    I know some people think that Harry is a great guy for occasionally including Luna in the gang's shenanigans, but I don't think he went far enough.

    Luna went with them to the Ministry in Book 5 risking her life for them. They come back and she reveals people have been stealing her things and he's just like,"Oh, well now I'm not feeling so upset about my personal problems, but I'm not going to do anything to help."

    Then they come back the next year and completely abandon her, despite knowing that she doesn't have any real friends. She asks them if they'd do another Dumbledore's Army meet-up (which they totally could have done on top of Defense Against the Dark Arts classes now that it's legal) and when they tell her no, she said it was almost like having friends.

    Instead of feeling sorry for her, Harry's like, "Wow, another awkward Luna moment."

    No, you [jerk], that was your moment to save her!

    Don't even get me started on how they abandoned her in Deathly Hallows.