That’s exactly what FouseyTUBE’s Yousef Erakat was banking on when he went out with a Dementor-dressed friend and approached members of the public before his mate approached him and ‘vanquished’ him by touching his head.

Reactions range from angry (‘Don’t touch me – I’ll fuck you up,’ says one man, after the Dementor approaches him) to the terrified, as many of the people that are fooled by the Dementor’s ‘powers’ run away fairly quickly. ‘Holy shit!’ shouts another, walking away with his hands up after Erakat has been touched by the Dementor.

The next time someone suggests that Harry Potter’s a book for kids, we suggest that you show them this…

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