ByKristin Lai, writer at
MP Staff Writer, cinephile and resident Slytherclaw // UCLA Alumna // Follow me on Twitter: kristin_lai
Kristin Lai

The world is well aware that Fifty Shades of Grey is opening this weekend, and while it may be inspiring the public to make this Valentine's Day a bit more erotic than usual, firefighters in London are promoting a "safety first" policy on their Twitter account.

The London Fire Brigade Twitter account has been using the hashtag as a platform for their campaign to call out embarrassing sexcapades to raise awareness towards sexual safety. Not only are these tongue-in-cheek tips helpful, but they're also pretty hilarious.

The campaign opened with the Steele-y faced (get it?) Fire Officer Mark Hazelton giving a special message for Fifty Shades fans.

The station's suggested bedroom rules are pretty much the opposite of the cat's "if it fits, I sits" rule of thumb and instead goes more along the lines of "even if kinda fits at first, don't sits" or I guess, "don't put your d*ck in it."

All Incidents Involving the Removal of Objects From People or People From Objects

For example, since Fifty Shades was released in the UK, the number of penis ring removals has gone up.

How Much Removals are Costing Tax Payers

Quite a hefty sum for a "simple" removal.

Don't Forget Your Keys

Luckily the numbers have decreased since 2011, but will the release of [Fifty Shades of Grey](movie:391697) bring them back up?

Seriously Though.

Do you want to spend Valentine's Day locked in a titanium chastity belt? I'm going to say probably not.

Rate of Penis Ring Removal

As we can see from this handy graph, the rate of penis ring removals have gone up exponentially following the UK release of Fifty Shades.

Ring Removal Tools

Do you want these tools anywhere near your tool? I think not.

Incidents Involving Henry Vacuum Cleaners

That's 1,762 incidents where the fire department was called due to Henry Hoovers. I'm sure you can piece together what happened here.

Water Bottle Mishaps

This kind of kink doesn't really have to do with Fifty Shades, but you have to wonder why?


I have so many questions but not nearly enough patience to hear the answers.

Let's be honest for a second, this looks pretty hot...

But having to call the fire department because you got stuck, whether it be in handcuffs or a toaster, is far from ideal. Just to clear things up, whatever you do in the bedroom is completely cool and totally up to you! But please, use good judgement and don't forget the cuff keys.

So for all you Shade-o-Masochists, have fun but be safe out there this weekend.


Are you going to go see 'Fifty Shades of Grey' this weekend?


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