Fifty Shades Of Grey Author E.L. James’ Twitter Q&A Backfired Spectacularly

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Last night, Fifty Shades of Grey author E.L. James hosted a Twitter Q&A using the hashtag #AskELJames and it was glorious, although probably not for the reasons she was expecting.

The intention was surely so her fans could ask her what inspired her to write, ask for advice, whether there might be any more books in the series. You know, that sort of thing.

However, apparently James and her team have never seen how these things go down because, of course, many Twitter users took the opportunity to throw 50 shades in the author’s direction.

Witty tweets ranged from questions about James’ alleged glorification of domestic abuse, taking shots at her writing style, discussing her relationship with Twilight author Stephanie Meyer or just having a bloody good laugh at James’ expense.

Here’s just a small selection of the best “questions”:

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Well played internet. Well played.


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