DALLAS, Texas — Erotic super seller Fifty Shades of Grey is going from the bookshelf to the big box. Now, you can buy some spice from your neighborhood market... and we ain’t talking about Mrs. Dash. They are selling lubricant, massage candles, even a vibrating… um… object.
“I think it’s a good idea. They’re going to make a lot of money from it,” shopper Latoshia Harris-Brooks added. “If you’re going to have a candlelight dinner at home, you’ve got everything at one store!”
Hey, blindfolds across the aisle from the baked beans?! Talk about a one stop shop.
One teddy bear company is even pushing out a Christian Grey Bear with handcuffs and a blindfold, just in time for V-day.
“Nah, I don’t need all that,” one shopper said. "But I will buy somebody some for Valentine’s Day.”
“I think it’s fun. People find it interesting,” Harris-Brooks added.
One picture on social media shows the toys a little too close to the children’s toothbrushes.
“I think it’s going too mainstream. I read the books, and for me it was something that should be kept in your home,” shopper Brooke Parsons mentioned. “I don’t think the movie is a good idea either.”
When asked if she would like to receive one of the new items as a gift, she said, “No, I can purchase whatever I need on my own, not at Target.”
Some folks aren’t so bound to the idea of a store like Target selling titillating items like these.