Fifty Shades of Grey's ''R'' Rating Criticized, Anti-Pornography Group Says Film ''Glamorizes Violence Against Women''

January 13, 2015 8:17 PM

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After the highly anticipated flick managed to dodge an NC-17 rating from the Motion Picture Association of America last week, Morality in Media, an American anti-pornography organization, is criticizing Fifty Shades' "R" rating and specifically calling out the MPAA's wording around the movie's "unusual behavior" in terms of the sex scenes.

"What the term ‘unusual' does not account for is the coercion, sexual violence, female inequality, and BDSM themes from which the entire Fifty Shades plot is based," Morality in Media said in a statement. "Such a vague evaluation puts viewers at risk, sending the message that humiliation is pleasura...

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