By Oliver Gettell
October 14, 2016 at 12:00 PM EDT
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Did you hear the one about the world-famous author, the renowned astrophysicist, and the embattled presidential nominee?

On Friday Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling took a cue from Cosmos host Neil deGrasse Tyson and landed a zinger about Donald Trump and his much criticized treatment of women.

Tyson had mused on Twitter, “If a Space Alien landed in the USA & requested: ‘Take me to your leader’, I wonder how Pres Trump would react vs Pres Clinton.”

Minutes later, Rowling replied, “Afraid we need to know whether the alien has breasts before we can answer.”

Rowling has been a frequent critic of the Republican nominee, who has found himself at the center of a political firestorm since he was caught on tape making lewd remarks about women in the past and separately accused of sexual misconduct by several individuals. Trump has denied the allegations.