British charity calls for '50 Shades of Grey' book burning

A British charity has called for a burning of the book "50 Shades of Grey" by E.L. James. Wearside Women in Need, which focuses on domestic violence, has asked readers to drop off books for a planned bonfire on Nov. 5.

"I do not think I can put into words how vile I think this book is," Wearside Women's Clare Phillipson told the BBC, "and how dangerous I think the idea is that you get a sophisticated but naive, young women and a much richer, abusive older man who beats her up and does some dreadful things to her sexually."


I am 100% against domestic violence. But this storyline is not uncommon in books and/or people's lives.

Your kink might not be my kink, but your kink is okay too.

Book-burning just makes people even more curious about the book being burned. Congratulations Ms. Phillipson, you've just ensured that even more people are going to go out and buy copies of this poorly-written smut.

Someones not read the books

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