JK Rowling slams Trump over misleading video

Donald Trump can hardly go a day without offending someone, but his latest alleged faux pas isn't what it seems.

In a video that's gone viral, the controversial US President appears to snub a young child in a wheelchair who just wants to shake his hand.

The clip caught the attention of Harry Potter author JK Rowling, who went on a Trumpian tweetstorm to slam the divisive leader as "horrible" and "corrosive".

"This monster of narcissism values only himself and his pale reflections. The disabled, minorities, transgender people, the poor, women," she said in one of her seven tweets.

But the full clip shows Mr Trump not only did shake the boy's hand, he was the first one the President greeted when he entered the room, prior to his speech.

The viral clip was shot as he was leaving afterwards. It's not clear why Mr Trump didn't shake the boy's hand this time, but it's simply not true that he ignored him altogether, as has been reported.