J.K. Rowling tears apart sexist, anti-semitic column about gender pay gap


J.K. Rowling has hit back at the Sunday Times Ireland after it published a sexist and anti-semitic column about the BBC’s gender pay gap.

In a column entitled “Sorry, ladies — equal pay has to be earned,” columnist Kevin Myers suggested it was no coincidence two of the BBC’s best-paid female presenters, Claudia Winkleman and Vanessa Feltz, were Jewish. Myers also stated the reason behind the gender pay gap is because men “work harder,” “are more driven,” and “seldom get pregnant.” 

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“Women and Jews quite literally deserve what they get,” tweeted Rowling alongside an image of the print version of the article.  Read more…

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