Monday was not a good day to be “Fifty Shades of Grey” author E.L. James, or her publicist. The British writer decided to conduct a Twitter Q&A session to promote her series' latest novel, "Grey," which is told from Christian's point of view. Normally Twitter Q&As are popular among social media users, but this one totally bombed. Instead of fans submitting authentic queries, most people took the opportunity to punish James.

The author did get a chance to answer questions about her favorite movie, the meaning behind her pen name and how often she writes.

She revealed her favorite Christian Grey line: “F--- the paperwork”; the one thing she would change about Christian and Ana’s relationship: “I would have liked to split them up for longer at the end of FSoG”; and her favorite thing about Christian: “I love his relationship with Elliot. That was unexpected when I started writing.”

For the most part, though, the session was a spanking. Some of the more tame responses netizens hurled at her have been posted below:

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