“Fantastic Beasts” star Ezra Miller makes a beautiful Harry Potter statement following this election

It’s been a rough week following the election, to say the least. Positivity is what we need right now to get through the craziness. That’s why Fantastic Beasts star Ezra Miller turned to Harry Potter to cope with election results.

During a live Facebook chat with BuzzFeed, Miller explained how he’s dealing with Donald Trump’s victory.

“Me and my friends watched [Harry Potter and] the Deathly Hallows last night . . . Because some of my friends genuinely needed that,” Miller said. “The fear that a lot of people are feeling right now is so palpable and so real.”

Miller then described exactly why J.K. Rowling’s series brings an incredible amount of comfort during times of fear.

He beautifully stated,

“The world of J.K. Rowling is this beautiful mythology that comforts us, and if we knew it as children, it brings us to a very basic place of feeling like we’re not alone in the world. [She] reminds us of the tools that we have in times of darkness, like the one we are barreling into right now: our love, our support of each other, friendship, community.”

Here’s the live chat in full:

Rowling posted her own thoughts about the election results on Twitter.

“We stand together,” she wrote. “We stick up for the vulnerable. We challenge bigots. We don’t let hate speech become normalised. We hold the line.”

Miller beautifully echoed her words by saying, “I think we’re going to need the Order of the Phoenix.”

The Order of the Phoenix being a secret society founded by Albus Dumbledore to oppose Lord Voldemort and his Death Eaters.

Stay strong, friends. As hard as it is to remember this right now, positivity always prevails.

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