Learn how and when to remove this template message Appearance Albus Dumbledore is tall and thin, with silver hair and beard auburn in his youth so long that they can be tucked into his belt. He has a very long and crooked nose that looks as if it has been broken at least twice. It is speculated that his brother's punch during their sister's funeral may have played a role in shaping his nose. He is also said to have long and skillful fingers. His eyes are described as being a brilliant, soul-piercing shade of blue, and usually twinkled with kindness and mischief. Dumbledore wears half-moon spectacles and a colourful array of robes, ranging from purple to bright orange.
J.K. Rowling responds to gay Dumbledore controversy
J.K. Rowling responds to gay Dumbledore controversy - CNN
Harry Pottermania JK Rowling has outed one of the main characters from the best-selling boy wizard adventures. The author told an audience in New York that the wizard Albus Dumbledore, head of Hogwarts school, is gay. Speaking at Carnegie Hall on Friday night, Rowling confirmed what some fans had always suspected - that she "always thought Dumbledore was gay". Responding to a question from the audience, she said Dumbledore fell in love with the charming wizard Gellert Grindelwald but when Grindelwald turned out to be more interested in the dark arts than good, Dumbledore was "terribly let down" and went on to destroy his rival. That love, she said, was Dumbledore's "great tragedy". The audience reportedly fell silent after the revelation before erupting into applause.
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