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Abuse Is Not Romance: Ads for ‘50 Shades’ With Actual Insane Quotes from the Book

by Adam Albright-Hanna

February 10, 2015

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Ahead the highly anticipated film’s release, there’s a growing outrage aimed at 50 Shades of Grey. Last week, GOOD wrote about a campaign called 50 Dollars Not 50 Shades, in which domestic abuse activists are urging people to donate $50 to women’s shelters in lieu of purchasing a movie ticket. They feel that the book’s lead romantic interest Christian Grey is often “extremely controlling, possessive, and forceful.” 

Tumblr user The 6th Sirens of Pandora agrees, and to further illustrate her point she’s taken to reimagining the film’s movie poster to feature some of the most attrocious quotes from the book. Check out the images to read for yourself how insanely violent the book really is.

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Abuse Is Not Romance: Ads for ‘50 Shades’ With Actual Insane Quotes from the Book