Pottermore Sorts Tom Felton Into Gryffindor, J.K. Rowling Shows Support

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Well, our questions and skepticism have finally been answered: Draco Malfoy is a Gryffindor.

Kidding, but Tom Felton is. According to a recent tweet, Felton decided to finally join Pottermore.com, a website just for Harry Potter fans (forever in your debt, J.K. Rowling). The site also features exclusive new writing from Rowling and interactive scenes following Harry's journey throughout the series.

The ironic twist of Felton joining Pottermore is that he wasn't sorted into the Slytherin House like his character in the films. He was sorted into Gryffindor. *insert dramatic music here*

Felton's tweet reads:

"Today was the day. I finally did it. I joined Pottermore and was sorted into.......Gryffindor. Heart broken x #slytherinforlife."

We see that Felton is unhappy with his sorting, and would rather be a serpent than a lion at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. In reality, he must have answered the sorting hat questions with nobility.

Here are examples of questions Pottermore asks to decide which house a user is placed in:

"When you die what would you most like people to do when they hear your name?:
-Miss you and smile.
-Ask for more stories about your adventures.
-Think in admiration of your achievements.
-I don't care what people think of me when I'm dead, it's when I'm alive that matters."

"If you could create a new potion that would give you one thing what would you choose?:
- Love

"Four goblets are placed in front of you, which would you choose to drink?:
-Foaming, silvery liquid that sparkles as though containing ground diamonds
-Smooth, thick purple drink that smells of chocolate and plums
-Golden liquid, which makes sun spots dance around the room
-Mysterious inky black liquid, which gives the drinker strange visions"

After support from fans that he is indeed a #slytherinforlife, J.K. Rowling decided to have some fun of her own. The author of the Harry Potter novels and spearhead of Pottermore tweeted back:

"I could have told you that years ago. I just didn't want to spoil your motivation ;)."

What could this mean? Is there a chance that Rowling had other plans for the character of Draco Malfoy? Or is this just two amazing people having fun on Twitter? The questions are endless here.

If it is the latter, this exchange is just a heart warming reminder that the world of Harry Potter will never fade away.