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But she seems like such a nice old lady.2/2
But she seems like such a nice old lady.
France's premier dominatrix is less than impressed with the phenomenon of "Fifty Shades of Grey," to put it mildly — not that she's in the business of ever really putting things mildly. "It's a poorly written fairty take and much too soft. Real bondage is massively more fulfilling," 84-year-old Catherine Robbe-Grillet tells the Mail Online. "It's romantic literature — effectively the story of a powerful man, a Prince Charming, and his adventurous relationships. There are spicy bits, and the scenes certainly inspired an interest in bondage, discipline and dominance, but I don't believe it did much to increase the number of people taking part."
Certainly E.L. James wasn't expecting the pros to go easy on her work, was she?
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