Joanna stated for a fact Albus Dumbledore is dead.
Why else would there be a portrait of the Headmaster in the Headmaster's office ?
you should have looked at the timing of this thread start.
JKR has killed the theory just recently so speculation last year was not out of place, was it?
I am sure I can still debate between the fine lines JKR throws at us. And it is not like she hasnt lied before, is it?