’50 Shades of Grey’ copy contains traces of herpes

Taylor Bigler Entertainment Editor
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If you would like your BDSM fantasy novels with a side of sexually transmitted disease, look no further than Belgium.

Two toxicology experts from the Catholic University of Leuven tested 10 library books and comics for germs, bacteria and other substances that you run your little grubby hands all over, Time reports.

They discovered that all 10 books contained traces of cocaine, but even more disgustingly, a copy of “Fifty Shades of Grey” (and the Belgian detective novel “Tango”) had a hint of herpes to it.

Herpes, for your information, can causes sores in the mouth and other — um — areas after sexual contact.

The professors said that “concentrations of the virus found were so low that they do not pose a danger to our health.” On the contrary,  “Fifty Shades of Grey” poses a danger to your brain cells.

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