J.K. Rowling to Receive French Legion of Honor Award Tomorrow
February 02, 2009, 02:50 PM
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling will be receiving one of the highest honors from France, it was announced today. The office of Nicolas Sarkozy, President of France, has announced they will be presenting JKR with "les insignes de Chevalier de l’ordre de la Légion d’honneur" (the Legion of Honor) tomorrow, February 3 at the Palace Elysee in Paris France. Congratulations Jo!
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Thanks much Alejandro!
That’s great !
About jessh324’s comment : you don’t have to be french to receive it . For instance, Walt Disney received it!
I feel that they give it pretty easily but (maybe being a harry potter fan) I think that Jo deserves it. ^^
And I’m with you on that one, ‘french soup’ ! XD
Amazing, but not a surprise…not for JKR! What a fantastic lady. And she’s getting the recognition she deserves, as a fantastic writer! Good on you, Jo!
Wasn’t she a French teacher before writting her book?
Anyway I totally agree with ‘french soup’, Sarko and JK in the same room…arg!
She’s so amazing and he is so…him!
To quote a really great Wrock Band (The Basilisk in Your Pasta)
‘Voldemort is ugly, just like Sarkozy’
And Sarko doesn’t have the excuse of having spend a decade as a spirit and having to grow himself a body from scratch
Buti’m really glad for Jo! She deserves all the awards she can get! and more!