Well, that didn’t go well, did it? “Fifty Shades of Grey” author E L James participated in a live Twitter Q&A on Monday afternoon and her critics came out in droves.
They overtook the #AskELJames hashtag, accusing the British author of all kinds of sins against humanity and literature.
Asked one person: What do you dislike more, independent strong women or the English language?
Go ahead and say it, because lots of people have: She should have had a safe word ready.
Here’s a sampling of the prevailing sentiment.