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Stephenie Meyer

DISSES

'Fifty Shades of Grey' Author

8/10/2013 12:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Screw professional courtesy ... "Twilight" author Stephenie Meyer says she won't give E.L. James any casting advice for the upcoming "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie .. because she REFUSES TO READ THE BOOK!!!

Meyer was leaving Hemmingway's in Hollywood with some friends last night when she fired the shot ... and it ain't the first time she's taken aim at the S&M-heavy trilogy.

Earlier this year, Meyer told The Guardian "50 Shades" was "too smutty" for her taste -- explaining, "Erotica is not something I read. I don't even read traditional romance."

It's unclear how E.L. feels about the diss -- but we're guessing she'd probably give Stephenie a pair of those ben wa balls and tell her to go (well, you know) herself.

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JasonG    

Stephanie Meyer is an active member of the LDS Church so of course she is not going to publicly endorse the book.

50 Shades of Grey is a Twilight Fan Fiction that has been scrubbed to stand on it's own. Christian Grey is Edward and Anastasia is Bella. There is at least one other Twilight Fan Fiction that was published.

405 days ago
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tgrfan42069    

another sub par book is about to be made into a crappy movie.but will bank tons of money due to the title and hype

405 days ago
18.

DumbingDown    

Remember when Stephen King **** on HER writing skills?

405 days ago
19.

EasilyHard    

A rich late twenty something into bondage meets a frigid girl or millions of free x x x flix online Hmmmmmm what's more erotic ????

405 days ago
20.

Dak    

Good for her! I agree 100%. Now if only she could fix the mentality of all these kids on Yahoo Answers who are trying to figure out how to become vampires.

405 days ago
21.

Ali    

What's interesting is that both "shades" and "twilight" sucked. And they sucked badly. Only morons flocked to read that drivel.

405 days ago
22.

Tiggy    

Both book series were so poorly written and contrived that I'm surprised she dared to even open her mouth on the subject.

Pot, have you met kettle? lol

405 days ago
23.

FREEWILLY    

Her writing is terrible and she is not a film maker so she has zero qualification to offer advice. On a side note, it looks like she reads a lot of cook books.

405 days ago
24.

Youphemism    

Good people of TMZ: As I'm sure you know, your esteemed literary colleague Ernest spelled his last name with only one "m," as does the local establishment that is his namesake.

Amazing that this typo managed to navigate its way through your rabid, rarely breeched editorial gauntlet.

405 days ago
25.

lynn    

OMG...the Twilight crap is at a fourth grade reading level....check if you don't believe me!

405 days ago
26.

Comanchegurl    

I'm not very religious but I felt the same way. I personally wanna be w my husband, not read some old chicks fantasies.

405 days ago
27.

Livvie    

All those books Twilight and the glorified fan fiction called 50 Shades SUCK!!! They're all huge steaming piles of s.h.i.t.

405 days ago
28.

Carriejane    

I don't see how saying "I don't read those types of books" is a diss ? its not her cup of tea. big deal.

405 days ago
29.

Shayli    

All you guys with your negative comments about Twilight and Fifty Shades..,, guess who laughing at you all? The authors because of all the money that made off of those books. Jokes on you..., ha, ha, ha

404 days ago
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InTheKnow    

How is it a dis to say you won't read a book because you don't like a certain genre? Is she obligated?

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