Originally Posted by ApK
I'm reading this through the eyes of a PR machine. There are very few acceptable ways to spin:
JK: "I'm insecure and wanted more validation."
Her empire's minions: "Too bad. We have yacht payments to make."
I can see that as having happened, or someone saying "you got lucky with Harry Potter so now you can sell anything", and her trying to prove them wrong.
Not that I think she is insecure, I would have no idea about that, and have a hard time imagining it. Still the minion part seems fairly likely