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JK Rowling believes that she made a mistake by not having Hermione Granger and Harry Potter end up together forever in her best-selling books.

The author disclosed that she brought Hermione and Ron Weasley together for “very personal reasons,” not because they were a “credible” couple.

Harry Potter and Hermione

She said this weekend in an interview: "I wrote the Hermione/Ron relationship as a form of wish fulfillment. That's how it was conceived, really."

“For reasons that have very little to do with literature and far more to do with me clinging to the plot as I first imagined it, Hermione ended up with Ron."

Rowling revealed in an epilogue to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the series' seventh and final installment, that Ron and Hermione were endgame.

They were to marry and have two children, while Harry would wed Ron’s younger sister, Ginny. That's all she wrote ... until she changed her mind?

The novelist has now said that she believes Ron and Hermione would have ended up needing relationship counseling, The Sunday Times reported.

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The Fifty Shades of Grey movie has the potential to be one of the most graphic, mainstream movies in decades ... but will the final product reflect that?

While Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan have been hard at work filming steamy scenes, it appears that audiences might not get to see much of them.

Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson Photo

Reports are surfacing from the Canadian set that Universal wants desperately to lure a younger audience into the theaters to boost its box office profits.

Dornan has expressed his willingness - even hopes - that a Fifty Shades of Grey NC-17 edition be filmed and released. Execs may not agree, however.

Even if it was scaled back to an R rating, that would severely restrict the audience that could be allowed into see the film adaption of E.L. James' novel.

When you consider that ... speculation is that it may be all or nothing.

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The countdown is on, THGers. It is so very on.

It's late in the year, which means we are revealing the finalists for, and eventually the winner of, our site's prestigious, arbitrary, 7th Annual Celebrity of the Year honor.

Kate Upton heated everything up at #10, Walter White cooked his way into our hearts at #9 and Jennifer Lawrence stole them at #8. Now, our seventh finalist ...

Christian Grey!

Jamie Dornan: Christian Grey

We thought about giving this slot to Jamie Dornan, who will bring Christian Grey to life in the Fifty Shades of Grey movie adaptation of EL James' books.

It was Christian who left more of a mark on 2013 than Dornan, however. In fact, the actor who will actually play him on screen was only recently revealed.

He wasn't even the first person announced as the lead character. That was Charlie Hunnam, who went on to bail on the sexy project for unspecified reasons.

Prior to the casting of Hunnam and the re-casting of the role with Dornan, never has there been more speculation, debate and opinion over a movie character.

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Ned Vizzini, who scored a big hit with It’s Kind of a Funny Story, a young adult novel about depression, has died in an apparent suicide at the age of 32.

He jumped off the roof of his parents’ Brooklyn home on Thursday, the AP reports.

Vizzini had struggled with mental illness all his life, his brother Daniel Vizzini said.

It’s Kind of a Funny Story is based on his time in a Brooklyn psychiatric ward as a teen. It was later made into a film starring Zach Galifianakis and Keir Gilchrist.

Ned Vizzini traveled the country talking about mental health issues.

“At his signings, countless kids would approach him to say that he changed their lives - he gave them hope,” his longtime publisher, Alessandra Balzer, said.

The troubled Vizzini’s other books include Be More Chill and The Other Normals, both of which also told of young people who feel like outsiders.

He is survived by his wife and their two-year-old son. R.I.P.

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Lindsay Lohan has reportedly met with a literary agency as part of negotiations to pen a tell-all book about, well, anything you could possibly imagine.

Heck, that could be an anthology.

Where would she even begin with such an endeavor? We have no idea, but we recommend the use of this animated GIF for the cover. So cutting-edge!

Lindsay Lohan Through the Years

Between her arrests, drug abuse, acting career, romances and dysfunctional family, her memoir could be epic if she told an unabridged, unfiltered version.

The book began, according to insiders, as a series of journal entries, which the actress wrote during her latest (seventh or eighth, by our count) trip to rehab.

It was a therapeutic exercise for a troubled celebrity more than anything, and as a result, the book is in its early stages and doesn't have a clear focus.

Lindsay Lohan "wants to open up every part of her life," however.

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Fifty Shades Of Grey may be a guilty pleasure for most, but for one creator of fan fiction based on the hit novel, things are getting a whole lot heavier.

Fifty Shades of Sin is based on the volatile, abusive relationship between Rihanna and Chris Brown, which continues to make headlines to this day.

J. Lola penned her thinly veiled version of the two music superstars' story, and you can find it on Amazon, where it is being sold for the Kindle.

Lola describes Fifty Shades Of Sin as "the strange story of Robyn and Chris, and how they find love in," wait for it ... wait ... "a HOPELESS PLACE."

"From the moment they meet, their attraction is explosive. They fall hard for each other," she writes. "They crave each other every minute of the day.

"However, [Robyn and Chris] just can’t be together. This is a story about love, but it explores the difficulties, sacrifices, and pain that love brings as well."

Deep.

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If ever there were a case for buying books brand new instead of borrowing them from the library, this might be it. 

Herpes was found on copies of Fifty Shades of Grey when two Belgian scientists decided to test the top 10 borrowed books from the Antwerp Library to see what sort of disgusting things they might find. 

You guys. 

They found HERPES. And cocaine. But...herpes!! ALL THE HAND SANITIZER!

While the scientists did say that they didn't find enough herpes on the books for a person to contract the virus, they did find enough cocaine for a person to fail a drug test.

What are people DOING with their library books?! Do we even want to know?

No, no we do don't. 

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Tori Spelling says that the sex tape she writes about in her new book Spelling It Like It Is is legit. However, she never thought this would become a story.

Sure thing, T.

Tori Spelling Book Cover

"I told the story in the book and I never in a million years thought that people would pull out, 'Oh my gosh, Tori Spelling made a sex tape!'" she told E!

"'Cause I don't even think of me that way. I don't think anyone would ever be like, 'Wanna see that!' I'm a mom of four! At night we're in bed by 9:00, watching TV."

Shockingly, the fact that a Tori Spelling sex tape exists was easily the biggest revelation from the book, whether people want to watch the thing or not.

But Spelling clarified that, while it made for great book fodder, she and husband Dean McDermott never wanted anyone to actually watch them bone.

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Farrah Abraham has had an eventful week, between getting OWNED on Bethenny and her previously secret relationship with Brian Dawe going public.

Not surprisingly, she's trying to re-focus the media attention ... by talking about how she wants a new cover for her memoir, My Teenage Dream Ended.

Yes ... incredibly, Farrah had a book out long before she did porn.

Farrah Abraham Book

Farrah says she wants to update the cover because "Sofia is cute" now. Then again, she says Sofia should get a life, so take that with a boulder of salt.

Also, does that mean Sofia was not cute then? Just look at her?

Other theories for why she wants a new book cover include ...

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Tori Spelling unloads on former friend Katie Holmes in her new memoir Spelling It Like It Is. It's not really clear why she chose to detail all this, but she has.

"Dawson's Creek Katie was exactly what you'd expect," Spelling wrote of meeting Holmes. "She was wearing jeans and a tank top. Her hair was down."

"She was shy but engaging, and altogether pretty adorable."

But a few years later, the Beverly Hills 90210 actress said she got the cold shoulder when they ran into each other at vocal coach Eric Vetro's studio.

"As I sat waiting outside, I heard his prior appointment working with him in the other room. It was some actress singing horribly off-key," Spelling explained.

"That made me feel better. I heard him say goodbye and then the actress walked out of the room," she recalls, and it was none other than Katie Holmes."

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