J.K. Rowling "Can't Stop Crying" Over Wizarding World Employee Killed in Orlando Shooting

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The author posts an emotional tweet about Luis Vielma, the 22-year-old nightclub shooting victim who worked at Universal's Harry Potter ride.

In his somber Tony Awards introduction, James Cordon said that the "whole world" was trying to come to terms with the mass shooting in Orlando on Sunday morning. His fellow Brit J.K. Rowling soon proved exactly what he meant. 

In a tweet sent Monday, the author remembered one of the victims, 22-year-old Luis Vielma, an employee at Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park in Florida, saying she "couldn't stop crying."

In a statement from Universal Orlando, retweeted by Rowling alongside many messages from those who had met Vielma at the resort, the company said it was "deeply saddened" by his loss and was working to support his friends and colleagues. 

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