Universal Hollywood’s new Harry Potter ride is making people barf

I never really got into the Harry Potter thing – who needs wizards and Hogwarts when there are already enough bizarre real-life stories from the Brits.

harry-potter_jv8mqhBut, if it gets kids to read, and mother and daughter have recently been watching the movies, then it’s all good.

Until someone barfs.

The new The Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey ride at Universal Studios Hollywood, part of the long-awaited Wizarding World of Harry Potter park, was designed to simply be the Hollywood version of the Orlando location’s ride of the same name, TMZ reports. 

However, something about a hella realistic journey through fantastical lands atop a broom isn’t getting along with the dark lords of nausea. According to unnamed Universal employees who reportedly gave the ride a pre-launch try, the 3D-assisted jaunt just might induce a quick hurl. Others with the distinct pleasure of hitting the new Hollywood park during its soft opening period, as quoted by BuzzFeed News, have also endured similar experiences in the name of wizardry.

“I just went on the Harry Potter ride and I’m 99.9 percent sure I’m going to be sick,” one Twitter user revealed. Though some reports cite the problem as exclusive to the new Hollywood version of the ride, BuzzFeed notes that the Orlando edition has also been hit with its own accusations of vomit-inducing tendencies.