5 Reasons Why Harry Potter Fans Refuse to Accept Cursed Child as Canon

5 Reasons Why Harry Potter Fans Refuse to Accept Cursed Child as Canon
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In case you really needed them.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child remains a painful issue for Wizarding World fandom. Despite the fact that it's an official book that J.K. Rowling herself admits is canon, many fans simply pretend it doesn't exist. Well, if you have no idea why they do that, we are here to explain.

Voldemort and Bellatrix? Yeah, No

The fact that the entire story of Cursed Child revolves around the "love child" of Voldemort and Bellatrix is something that Harry Potter fans are just not ready to accept. To many, it sounds like a bad fanfic that accidentally came to life and was printed all over the world. But here we are — Cursed Child is actually a story about Voldemort's child named Delphi, for God's sake.

Time Travel Thing

Throughout the story, Albus and Scorpius (and yes, the friendship between a Gryffindor and a Slytherin is the most believable thing about this) travel through time a lot. Who cares if it's past, present, or future when you have convenient time-turners and no consequences at all...

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Potter's House

Speaking of time travel. The chaotic duo of Albus and Scorpius traveled back to 1981 and somehow managed to see the Potters' House while hiding it with the Fidelius Charm. That's just not how the spell works, but Harry Potter fans are already used to the Cursed Child's sloppiness with the rules of the wizarding world.

Harry as a Father

Harry Potter fans refuse to believe that their idol is a terrible father, but this is what his son Albus tries to foist on the fandom in Cursed Child. Does he succeed? Not really.

The Scar Hurts Again

In Cursed Child, Harry's scar hurts again, which basically ruins the magic of the last lines of the book series. With Harry having gotten rid of his "Horcrux" part and Voldemort being dead, there was virtually no reason for the scar to hurt again — unless the new book didn't care about canon, of course.