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Has J. K. Rowlings Read Fifty Shades of Grey? | VIDEO

In a recent exclusive interview, J. K. Rowling tells UK Guardian’s Decca Aitkenhead that she’s never and will never read Fifty Shades of Grey. Surprised? Click HERE to watch the video and see the blonde billionaire novelist answer questions about everything from disguising herself to go wedding-gown shopping to meeting President Obama and being starstruck. J. K Rowling is extremely protective of her privacy. Read the excerpt below to see what Decca had to go through to interview the Harry Porter queen. Is J. K. Rowling just been protective of her privacy or is she a tad weird?

I am required to sign more legal documents than would typically be involved in buying a house before I am allowed to read The Casual Vacancy, under tight security in the London offices of Little, Brown. Even the publishers have been forbidden to read it, and they relinquish the manuscript gingerly, reverently, as though handling a priceless Ming vase. Afterwards, I am instructed never to disclose the address of Rowling’s Edinburgh office where the interview will take place. The mere fact of the interview is deemed so newsworthy that Le Monde dispatches a reporter to investigate how it was secured. Its prospect begins to assume the mystique of an audience with Her Majesty – except, of course, that Rowling is famously much, much richer than the Queen. — Decca Aitkenhead

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I hold a doctorate in English from Duke University and recently joined the Marquette University English faculty as an Assistant Professor. I love teaching African fiction and contemporary British novels. Brittle Paper is the virtual space/station where I play and experiment with ideas on how to reinvent African fiction and literary culture.

One Response to “Has J. K. Rowlings Read Fifty Shades of Grey? | VIDEO” Subscribe

  1. Demon Possessed 2012/10/01 at 22:48 #

    This is the first time i am seeing her picture. Can’t believe she is this hot. I can’t be too surprised, because she is probably a witch entertaining us muggles. As a point of instruction, anybody should be careful when a witch is involved in anything. The level of care that Lemonde shows in this instance is clearly no different from the level of care showed by committed MFM prayer warriors when dealing with witches.

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