‘Fifty Shades’ Mommy Porn Leads To Divorce

Somehow one suspected there would be unforeseen consequences of making porn for housewives mainstream: the ubiquitous Fifty Shades of Grey has been cited in an English divorce action.  Via the Daily Mail:

It’s had a major impact on the publishing world – and in quite a few bedrooms. But now Fifty Shades Of Grey is at the centre of an unusual court case.

A man is being divorced by his wife after he refused to spice up their love life by reliving scenes from the erotic bestseller.

The wife, a 41-year-old banker earning more than £400,000 a year, claims her husband’s ‘boring attitude’ to sex is evidence of ‘unreasonable behaviour’.

In her grounds for divorce, filed at the High Court, she refers to the novel, which tells of the sadomasochistic affair between billionaire Christian Grey and naive student Anastasia Steele. The woman in the court case bought the raunchy book almost as soon as it was published last year and hoped it would encourage her husband to be more adventurous in bed.
She bought some sexy underwear but her husband failed to respond to her advances and he even blamed her behaviour on ‘that bloody book’.

Now she has petitioned for divorce citing his alleged low libido as evidence of ‘unreasonable behaviour’, one of the five grounds for divorce under English law. The wife’s solicitor, Amanda McAlister, a family law expert, believes the case is the first where the new phenomenon of ‘mummy porn’ has triggered a divorce…

[continues in the Daily Mail]

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  • Rex Vestri

    Send her my way. I’ll make her sex life as ‘spicy’ as she can handle.

    Crank up the kink, baby!

  • Liam_McGonagle

    I thought the article said she worked in banking. Doesn’t she get enough guys urinating all over her at work?

  • W

    I think he should take a cut of that ca$h of hers. Alimony bitches, it works both ways!

  • “Big” Richard Johnson

    This is why women shouldn’t be taught to read.

  • http://strictlyapathy.comoj.com/ SoulArbiter

    This is one of the strangest reason for a divorce I’ve heard of. “Fifty Shades Of Grey”, you’ve got some answering to do!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Brent-Andrew-DeBoard/661165331 Brent Andrew DeBoard

    Mummy porn? Sounds hot. And ancient.

  • Nirvanasteve

    I imagined this entire nonevent as a Monty Python sketch. It makes sense now.

  • happy dude

    low libido “evidence for unreasonable behavior” are they serious .. I thought that would be a recognizable medical problem

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