J.K. Rowling, the well-known author of the "Harry Potter" series is also one who is infamous for her tweets. She is known for her witty comebacks and tongue-in-cheek observations of the world around her. And yet, despite all her brains and wit, she was also taken in by the world of fake news and it's sensational stories. Rowling criticized Donald Trump last week on Twitter following a widely circulated video of Trump in the presence of a young boy in a wheelchair.

The video

Another video featuring President Donald Trump has caused widespread uproar on social media.

This video, taken when Trump made his statement on healthcare, shows Trump meeting a young boy with spina bifida. The boy is in a wheelchair and the original video shows how Trump bends down to greet the boy and pat his shoulder.

Later, the video was manipulated and used as a fake news sensation. Fake news sites claimed that Trump had ignored the boy and refused to shake his hand. And while the world went crazy about this, the boy's mother, Marjorie Kelly Weer, took to Facebook over the weekend to tell the truth about Trump. She stated that Trump had by no means ignored her son and that the only reason he didn't shake young Monty's hand was that Monty generally didn't even like shaking hands.

Furthermore, she asked that someone inform Rowling of the true story.

Rowling apologizes

J.K. Rowling has made no secret of her dislike for Trump. Even before he was the President, Rowling tweeted that Trump is worse "than Lord Voldemort". But this time, she was clearly in the wrong. So she apologized to the boy and his mother.

Not to Trump though. She simply tweeted the following on Monday, "Multiple sources have informed me that that was not a full or accurate representation of their interaction. I very clearly projected my own sensitivities around the issue of disabled people being overlooked or ignored onto the images I saw and if that caused any distress to that boy or his family, I apologize unreservedly."

She has also since removed all the tweets and comments relating to the issue.

She has not, however, made any sort of attempt to apologize to Trump and her spokesperson has since said that Rowling will have nothing more to say about the issue.Rowling has also responded to the critics on Twitter with a "Harry Potter" spell. One thing is for certain, it is unlikely that this will be the last time we see Rowling mocking Trump on Twitter.