Sexy Actor Thinks '50 Shades of Grey' Is 'Mommy Porn' So He Refuses to Play Christian

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Armie HammerYou might want to go get your winter parka out of storage, because it's quite possible that hell just froze over. Landing a role in the Fifty Shades of Grey movie is something everyone in Hollywood is hoping for, or at least most celebrities are ready and willing to show off their BDSM skills on screen.

And that's why it seems a bit shocking that actor Armie Hammer is passing up Christian Grey's role. He thinks Fifty Shades is nothing more than "mommy porn" -- which is obviously something he believes he's well above.

Oh come on, you know him -- Armie Hammer? The dude who's starring in The Lone Ranger?

In an interview with Playboy, he talked about how his agent brought up the possibility of him going for the role -- and based on his response, it sounds like he was kind of offended.

He said:

Nope. I mean, come on -- it's just mommy porn. I'm not going to sit on top of the laundry machine in spin cycle reading about putting a ball gag in someone's mouth. That doesn’t do it for me.

Well, excuuuuuuse me!

Duh. Of course Fifty Shades is mommy porn. That's really no big secret, but in case this guy hasn't noticed -- mommy porn is kind of a hot thing right now. (Everyone digs it.)

And here's where his opposition to playing Christian gets even more bizarre -- he's into kinky sex, or at least he used to be before he got married.

In his own words:

I used to like to be a dominant lover. I liked the grabbing of the neck and the hair and all that. But then you get married and your sexual appetites change. And I mean that for the better -- it’s not like I’m suffering in any way. But you can’t really pull your wife’s hair. It gets to a point where you say, "I respect you too much to do these things that I kind of want to do."

Um, what the heck? Is anyone else confused? This dude is the perfect Christian Grey. He's good looking, digs rough sex, and he's cocky as hell and thinks he's too good for the most highly coveted role in Hollywood. (And now you know the casting directors are gonna be all over him.)

Seriously -- is he out of his mind? If somehow he does wind up in the running to play Christian, he'd better have a change of heart; otherwise, he'll wind up making the biggest mistake of his career. The last thing any actor wants to be known as is "the guy who passed up being Christian Grey."

Do you think Armie would make a good Christian?


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Chana... Chanandler.Bong

No actor that has already been established as a movie actor will touch this movie.  I don't understand how this site doesn't get it. It's one thing to like the books, but you should also understand that it's generally viewed as a guilty pleasure.  This guys already made a name for himself. He doesn't need this movie.  That Vampire Diaries guy this site salivates about?  He does.  I am not trying to knock those who really do like this series, but you need to call a spade a spade.  Big names and up and comers who have had success in a few movies already like this guy will steer clear of anything like this.

jalaz77 jalaz77

Funny he says that in an interview with Playboy...isn't that magazine 'daddy' porn???

onefo... onefootcutiepie

good for him. Not every one is into shades of grey. It's trashy

redK8... redK8blueSt8

I was thinking along those lines Chanandler.Bong. The actors who do 50 Shades of Gray are going to have careers much like the actors who did Showgirls.


nonmember avatar Sunflower

I agree, redK8blueSt8. In fact, the first thought I had when I heard of this movie being made was of showgirls. I am kinda weirded out about how this movie is talked about on this site like its going to be the greatest movie ever. I have a feeling it will either be completely cheesy or completely bad. Or both.

1Step 1Step

I have to agree with a lot of commentators here. Sure, it's a fun book to read but that's IT.  I am blown away by all the movie hype. This will make an AWFUL movie.  It's not written well to begin with, the plot is cliche and pretty juvenile, and the story just doesn't have anything (other than sex) to hold it together.  I don't think any actor worth their salt would come anywhere near this train wreck.  Hopefull, this awful idea will die and Showgirls 2 will never get filmed.  Hollywood is scraping the bottom of the barrel with this - and I didn't think they could get much lower...

Kate Cooley

Put me down in the "Agreed" column with the other posters. This movie will be career poison to whoever gets cast in it. Also, by the time they get all this hammered out, all the hoopla over 50 Shades of Twilight will be over and the movie will be old hat.

Eiza Gonzalez Reyna

No one wanted or wants as CG anyway so I don't know why this is important LOL

Kisha Riley Bird



nonmember avatar Tiffany

It may just be my opinion but when I look at Armie he doesn't look like a Christian Grey. Ian and a few others whose names have been thrown around for the role do. I don't know how to explain it really but I don't think he really fits the why a lot of women expect Christian to look like. That is my opinion on the the matter though.

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