The Author of 50 Shades of Grey Responded to That Dumb Trump Meme
Shortly after the tape of Donald saying it was chill to just grab women by the pussy when you’re famous leaked, former congressman Joe Walsh came to Trump’s defense on Twitter, telling all the outraged women out there to “grow up.”
If women are so outraged by Trump’s dirty talk, then who the hell bought the 80 million copies of “Fifty Shades Of Grey?”
— Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) October 8, 2016
Chances are if you’re on Facebook, then you’ve seen this dumb Donald Trump meme this quote turned into which alleges that if “women are so outraged by naughty words, who in the hell bought 80 million copies of 50 Shades of Grey?”
Understandably then, it didn’t take E.L. James, the author of the incredibly popular series, to defend herself saying, “The word ‘pussy‘ does not appear in fifty Shades of Grey. And it’s fiction. You know. FICTION. #LearnTheDifference and #GrowUp @WalshFreedom.”
While I’m assuming that all of this information is 100% accurate, I’m saving the series for the day I get a lobotomy, her argument completely misses the point as to why this meme is so dumb in the first place.
It’s not the word “pussy” that’s the problem, it’s the fact that Donald was talking about grabbing pussies without getting consent first, because since he was famous he didn’t need to.
You’d think this would be a no brainer, right?
I’ve said it before, but never quite with this level of irony: what a time to be alive.