Top (Funniest) Tweets on ’50 Shades of Grey’

Before you ask … NO, I haven’t read it. But that doesn’t mean it’s not blog-worthy.

50 Shades of GreyIf you haven’t heard about “50 Shades of Grey” yet, you might as well be living in a cave … an ice cave … at the top of Mount Everest. And even there, I can’t promise you’ll escape this hyped, erotic trilogy which sold 10 million copies in just six weeks, according to GalleyCat.

I’m not going to get into whether the book is really porn that deserves banishment from libraries, or a profound statement on society’s sexual repression of women.

What struck me as discussion-worthy, is the numerous tweets I’ve read among Twitterville, which has been buzzing about this book the past few weeks. And really, I think the variety of tweets reveals quite a lot about the conversation taking place on “50 Shades of Grey.”

So, without further ado …

Here are the top (funniest) tweets that I found, on “50 Shades of Grey:”

“Every time someone says 50 Shades of Grey is awesome, a kitten dies. You wanna kill a kitten? Do you?” —Lauren Hale, @unxpctdblessin

“I think 50 Shades of Grey is ruining my life. If you’re not a gorgeous billionaire that needs work on his ‘issues’ lose my number.” —Jessica Chenoweth, @jessicachenow

“NO I haven’t read 50 Shades of Grey – I’ve been close enough to Jay Leno in real life.” —Sarah Thyre, @SarahThyre

“Started reading Fifty Shades of Grey in the airport and am now 50 shades of red.” —Latrice Davis, @LatriceWhyDavis

“50 SHADES OF GREY IS ON THE COVER OF ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY???? I am going to quit my job and write porn.” —Carina MacKenzie, @cadlymack

“Contractor: ‘Oh, you’re reading 50 Shades of Grey. My wife is reading that.’ Plumber: ‘Everyone’s wife is reading that.'” —Sarah Watson, @SarahWatson42

“You want to hear something funny? When coming out of anesthesia, I made sure to ask hubs if ’50 Shades of Grey’ was still on his kindle.” —Whitney, @imatriplethreat

“That awkward moment when you text the wrong person a quote from 50 shades of grey.” —Leah, @leah_klacko

“What’s with all the women reading ’50 Shades of Grey’ on the subway?” —Apivat Hanvongse, @KhunPump

“Can you imagine Rick Santorums wife reading 50 Shades of Grey?” —Spencer Graves, @SpencerGraves

“I really need to refrain from taking out a pen to edit all of 50 Shades of Grey as I read it. #thiskillsme” —Alison, @alipierre16

“Since it’s so popular, I thought I’d lend my voice for the audio book of ’50 Shades of Grey.’ Not the best idea.”–Ellen DeGeneres, @TheEllenShow

WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE BOOK? Discussion worthy? Twitter worthy? Trash worthy? Why do you think it’s getting so much attention?

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14 thoughts on “Top (Funniest) Tweets on ’50 Shades of Grey’

  1. Considering reading this to review it. Where can I get it free/cheap? Preferably online.
    Don’t want to be seen buying or have to spend my money on the book as I have read a sample and hated it!

    If anyone wants to read it it’ll be at

    I apologise for the current lack of blogs. I’m restarting from scratch.


    1. Sorry it took me so long to reply! I was actually offline for a bit and working on a re-vamp/re-design for my blog. 🙂

      I never pruchased or read 50 Shades, but I believe it’s available via any online store, such as Amazon or Barnes and Noble. I also know it began as an e-book, so if you have a Nook or Kindle, you can probably purchase it for cheap and read it discreetly. Let me know what you think of it!


  2. 50 shades of grey has made me more passionate in the bedroom! i have asked my husband to dpank me! Thank God for 50 shades of grey xx


  3. Im reading a Jodi Picolt book and thats the one I take to work to read during lunch.BUT…….50 Shades of Grey is on my nightstand and thats what I am reading at home. Its definitely NOT literary perfection by any means, but its fun. Im only about 80 pages in so Im sure I am not at all the “talked about” parts yet. I wanted to read it to see what all the talk was about. Doubtful that I will read the other two of the trilogy. The writing is just not good enough.


    1. Yea, I read an excerpt that was published on (first chapter only, which apparently wasn’t that racy). The prose kinda drove me nuts, and immediately turned me off to reading it. LOL!


  4. Hilarius! I did not read it and I am not sure I want to. I am on “BossyPants” by Tina Fey now – I believe it’s much better read.


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