Fifty Shades of Cringeworthy? E.L. James Twitter Event Gets Overtaken by Critics

This might have been too rough for even Christian Grey.

Monday’s #AskELJames Twitter event was intended to promote author E.L. James’ new book, Grey, a retelling of Fifty Shades of Grey from the perspective of its male protagonist.

New Fifty Shades of Grey Book Stolen a Week Before Release

Fifty Shades of Grey Author E.L. James Is 'Just An Ordinary Mum'

She’s sold over 125 million copies of her Fifty Shades trilogy, but according to a few friends and locals who know her, E.L. James “is just an ordinary mum.”

James just announced a sequel to her erotic trilogy entitled Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian, to be published on June 18. Still, her incredible success hasn’t changed her (too much). Here are five fun facts about the 51-year-old British-born author.

E L James Announces New Fifty Shades of Grey Book Told from Christian's Perspective

Our inner goddesses are doing the samba: A new Fifty Shades of Grey book is on the way!

Well, sort of. Best-selling author
E L James announced on Monday that she will be releasing a new version of the erotic romance, this time told from Christian Grey’s point of view.

Dakota Johnson Goes on Romantic Stroll with Boyfriend Matthew Hitt

A stroll down lovers’ lane!

Dakota Johnson and beau Matthew Hitt hit the streets of New York City on Wednesday.

Johnson, 25, and her model/rocker boyfriend looked happy as they held hands strolling the city. The pair recently reunited after a brief split earlier this year.

50 Shades Update! The Latest on Dakota, Jamie and the Sequel

Fifty Shades mania is back in full swing with the release of the extended edition DVD on Friday and the recent teaser for the sequel, making this the perfect time to catch up with the latest on the franchise’s budding superstars.

We Watched the Unrated Fifty Shades of Grey: Every Single Change from the Original

It’s the Friday before Mother’s Day and you know what that means: Fifty Shades of Grey is out on DVD and Blu-ray!

Fifty Shades of Grey: How the Hardware Store Foreshadowed Christian's Red Room of Pain (VIDEO)

Christian Grey Is Masked and Dangerous in Fifty Shades Darker Teaser

The first tantalizing teaser for the Fifty Shades of Grey sequel is here.

Fifty Shades Darker: A First Look at Christian Grey in the Hotly Anticipated Sequel (PHOTO)

Mr. Grey will see you now.

After much speculation, not one, but two Fifty Shades sequels are officially a go, both of which will open on Valentine’s Day weekend in 2017 and 2018 respectively, Universal announced Thursday. (Sorry guys – it will be a wait.)