He continued: “Every single country I have ever been to, everyone knows about Potter, so I am quick to remind myself and others she was the reason so many people came together and continues to bring so many people together – which is a wonderful thing.”
Co-host Jon pressed him on his feelings towards JK Rowling after the actor defended her views in a previous interview ahead of his book’s release. “Does this make you wary or anxious?”, he asked.
Tom replied: “I am a very pro-discussion, pro-love type of chap really, anything that doesn’t fit into those categories I don’t have too much time for.”
The actor did not back down on his praise for the writer, in the wake of her much-publicised article she wrote on trans issues.