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I confess. I read it. Or THEM I should say. All three. Yes, the smutty "mommy porn" sensation 50 Shades of Grey was all the talk, so what's a TALK radio gal to do? My editor Nikki and producer Brian were curious when and if I would be reading the first book, and SO... selflessly... and in the interest of show prep (ahem)... I did.
I started off HATING the lame writing, undertones of abuse, and feeling like I was watching an innocent lamb of a girl falling for a totally damaged control freak. All of that still holds true, but as the story of Christian and Anastasia progressed I found myself getting a kick out of the kinky tale. Obviously. I finished the trilogy.
Now I find myself amused at all the Twitter-picks and Facebook posts that people are throwing out to vote for who should be cast as Christian Grey in a 50-Shades movie. Gabriel (Mmmmm)Macht gets my vote, even though he's technically too old. But I digress.
Just this week, Dr. Faye Skelton, a psych professor at the University of Central Lancashire has released a forensic sketch of Christian Grey based on the descriptions of female readers. She reportedly used EVOFit, a computer program used by top crime fighting law dogs to generate the image. No wonder there are so many bad guys still on the lam.
She said in an interview, this is how readers picture Christian Grey. News flash... I was not seeing Val Kilmer. It's actually supposed to be a composite of Patrick Dempsey, Brad Pitt, and David Beckham. This doesn't leave me hot and bothered. Just bothered. Anyone else? I mean, he's kinda creepy, right?