"Maybe because gay people just look like... people?" Rowling responded.
The message was well received among Dumbledore's fans and to be fair, the fan who sent the original tweet as well, who has since deleted the tweets, but responded, "Amazing answer... Yes you are absolutely right. Such an inspiration!!!"
This is not the first time Rowling has responded to critics of Dumbledore's sexuality, and in fact has revealed that Dumbledore was not alone at Hogwarts. In response to a fan who tweeted "It's safe to assume that Hogwarts had a variety of people and I like to think it's a safe place for LGBT students" with this amazing photo: