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J.K. Rowling just schooled Piers Morgan on Twitter — and the internet is loving it

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 04: TV host Piers Morgan arrives to BritWeek 2012's "Evening with Piers Morgan" on May 4, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling and Piers Morgan got into a Twitter spat on Saturday — and it appears Rowling got the win after a decisive blow to Morgan's pride.

It all began when Rowling tweeted about a tense exchange Morgan had with comedian Jim Jefferies on "Real Time with Bill Maher" on Friday when Jefferies told Morgan to "f**k off."

"Yes, watching Piers Morgan being told to f**k off on live TV is *exactly* as satisfying as I'd always imagined," Rowling tweeted, linking to a video of the exchange.

Morgan responded with some heat:

Rowling shot back with some of her own:

The two went on to trade jabs at one another. Rowling labeled Morgan a "fact-free, amoral, bigotry-apologism of celebrity" while Morgan said Rowling is an "arrogant rabid Remain/Clinton supporter."

Then Morgan hit Rowling over her hypocrisy:

Rowling responded with something Morgan — admittedly — wouldn't understand.

And that's when she delivered the decisive winning blow, reminding Morgan that she once beat him for an award at the British Book Awards.

The internet was clearly on Rowling's side. Needless to say, Twitter users were excited over Rowling taking Morgan to school:

One last thing…
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