Harry Potter author JK Rowling has confirmed that fan favourite character Albus Dumbledore had a “sexual relationship” with dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald.
The author made the revelation after recent prequel film Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald teased a long-rumoured gay romance between the pair.
Speaking in a bonus feature on the on the film’s Blu-ray release, Rowling confirmed “there is a sexual dimension to this relationship.”
“It was passionate, and it was a love relationship. But as happens in any relationship, gay or straight or whatever label we want to put on it, one never knows really what the other person is feeling. You can’t know, you can believe you know.”