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Popular S&M E-Book Becoming 'Mommy Porn' Movie

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Fifty Shades of Grey is apparently the erotic e-book all of our horniest mothers are clandestinely reading under the camouflage of e-books not having covers that reveal what horny mothers are reading. Promisingly developed from Twilight fan-fiction (yup), the novel--largely dubbed "mommy porn"--has spent the last two weeks at the top of the New York Times Best Seller List despite dealing with taboo, highly-sexual subject matter lays out just the deviant power-play scenario your horny mom wishes she had instead of you. And now Fifty Shades of Grey is going to be a movie.

According to Deadline, Fox 2000 and Sony are fighting to pay seven figures for rights to the E. L. James' fiction, which deals with a 21-year-old college student's deeply-submissive, sadomasochistic relationship with a handsome, late-20s billionaire who obviously is named Christian GREY. Get it? It's like how Tyler Perry was Wesley Deeds in Good Deeds, except this eponymous rich guy makes a girl sign a submission contract and sometimes ties her up for sexy bondage time. Such an onerous, oppressive scenario may not sound appealing to those of us so lazy that sometimes masturbating is even too much of a hassle, but apparently it's really hit a nerve with a decent section of the female populace--a lot of moms, supposedly, thus the novel's "mommy porn" designation--that appreciates the Twilight-esque theme of illicit romance with an unattainable man. Women cannot resist a man who is aloof, so long as he is also rich and handsome or a vampire.

The novel is part of a trilogy, and the second book in the series already sits just below the first on the bestseller list; the competing studios are hoping their film adaptation will be the start of a full "Fifty Shades" franchise. If that works, I am hoping I do not find out what my mom is reading or watching for the next decade or so.

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