Y'all smell that? That’s the smell of Twitter lighting up and straight up burning EL James. The 50 Shades author naively agreed to do a Twitter Q&A and was completely torn apart by users who called her out for her best-selling book’s glorification of abuse.
We gathered some of the saltiest, snarkiest, and funniest questions and accusations under the #AskELJames tag. The only question we have now is, when will celebrities learn to not open up questions to Twitter unless they want to be skewered by the masses?
#AskELJames Is there a safe word which will stop you from writing anymore of this bollocks?— TittyBiscuits. (@dawneywawney) June 29, 2015
#AskELJames Is it true that you're actually just a burlap sack full of bad ideas and spiders?— Reverend Chapman (@Wadatahmydamie) June 29, 2015
Would you say no to another Twitter Q&A? And if so, does that mean yes? #AskELJames— James Martin (@Pundamentalism) June 29, 2015
#AskELJames what do you hate more? a) good literature b) consent c) women d) healthy relationships e) all of the above— emma (@PRESERUMPINING) June 29, 2015
#AskELJames are you falling in love with all of the people that are abusing you over twitter tonight? isn't that how love goes???— rachol (@imawanchor) June 29, 2015
Sweet mecy, there's so much I want to #AskELJames Most start with "why" and end with the implacable howling of the damned.— Dan Olson (@FoldableHuman) June 29, 2015
#AskELJames Can you confirm that you will be writing the story of Ramsay Bolton from his perspective, showing he is just misunderstood?— Ros (@GameOverRos) June 29, 2015
Sometimes Ana says no and Grey says BUT YES. That's rape. Sorry, that wasn't a question. #AskELJames— Mark England (@SussexMark) June 29, 2015
#AskELJames I need advice on making a BIG romantic gesture. Should I put a GPS tracker in her phone and make threats if she tries to leave?— Liam Dryden (@LiamDrydenEtc) June 29, 2015
I've been biting my lip to attract an abusive billionaire - but it's my top lip & I look like a piranha - will this still work? #AskELJames— Kate Lister (@literaturepeep) June 29, 2015