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JK Rowling just won her Twitter war with Piers Morgan

Ellie Walker-Arnott

We already knew JK Rowling was the queen of the cutting tweet – the Harry Potter author has been sharing her opinions and holding her own on social media for years – but recently things have stepped up a gear. 

Rowling is currently in a full-blown Twitter war with 'Good Morning Britain' host and general loud mouth Piers Morgan, which kicked off this weekend.

But yesterday, Rowling claimed a solid victory over her social media nemesis, by tricking Morgan into criticising his own words. 

In a sly/absolutely brilliant move, Rowling tweeted this: 

Presumably the plan was to provoke Morgan into another tirade, which it did. 

Only his reaction backfired somewhat when it transpired the author of the kind words about creative and inspirational Rowling was none other than Morgan himself...

The words came from his March 2010 list of 'the 100 British celebrities who really matter'. Oops.

Of course, Morgan insisted he knew all along, but we're not convinced. 

Even Piers Morgan's son seems to be backing the author, posting a picture on Twitter of his very own deathly hallows tattoo with the words: 'Well this is awkward.'

In other news, Secret Cinema's 'Moulin Rouge!' opened last night in London, the 'Bake Off' might have found a replacement for Mary Berry and Sadiq Khan is hosting a free screening of 'The Salesman' on Oscar night

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