Fifty Shades Darker dethroned Star Wars: The Force Awakens to become the most watched trailer in the first 24 hours of release. 114 million of us were very excited to see what’s in store.
After the books’ release in Pennsylvania, sales of duct tape, cable ties and rope at a local hardware store sky-rocketed.
Sales of love beads have increased by 400 per cent after Anastasia enjoyed their effects in the book.
According to one poll, 44% of women prefer reading Fifty Shades Of Grey to having sex.
The series has been translated into 50 languages worldwide.
Lucy Hale, star of Pretty Little Liars auditioned for the role of Ana, but found the process ‘embarrassing’. No surprise really, as to gauge whether or not the actresses could cope with the hardcore subject matter, the audition involved reading a monologue from Ingmar Bergman’s 1966 film, Persona, known for its very steamy content.