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This article is about J.K. Rowling the real-life author and guest star. For the character, please see J.K. Rowling (character).
- “I love The Simpsons because of the detail -- there are so many layers and it works for kids and for adults.”
- ―J.K. Rowling
Joanne Rowling, better known by her pen name, J.K. Rowling, is the author of the Harry Potter book series.
In real life, Rowling is a longtime fan of the show, and was especially pleased with the Harry Potter spoof in the "Wiz Kids" segment of Treehouse of Horror XII, which showed Bart and Lisa going to wizard school.
- Rowling's surname is pronounced with a long "o" sound, so that it rhymes with "bowling" (the sport). Though some people pronounce the W.
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