J.K. Rowling and Piers Morgan embody the extremes of online celebrity, in one fight

Two very famous British people are fighting online. One, Piers Morgan, has become one of the most reliable hate shares of Liberal Twitter. And J.K. Rowling, his foil, is one of its greatest “heroes.”

Why are they fighting? For starters, Rowling very much enjoyed this clip from “Real Time with Bill Maher” in which Morgan defends President Donald Trump, and Maher’s guests tell him to do something that is unprintable at The Washington Post, even on our website. The clip is below, but please: don’t play it unless you are okay with strong language. Thank you.

Both Rowling and Morgan regularly inspire headlines from their tweets. So when Rowling did this:

Screenshot, Twitter

And Morgan did…