Jamie Dornan Admits Dealing With Fifty Shades Critics Was “F–king Difficult”

15. And we knew that was going to happen so you're watching that play out and at times that's f—–g difficult."photosJamie Dornan's Sexiest PicsSons of Anarchy actor Charlie Hunnam was originally cast for the role but dropped out. "Real critics hated the books." 
He continued, "You know that you're going to have these movies that are for the fans, that the fans are going to love, that are gonna make a ton of money. But you know that the critics will be just you know licking their lips and that's exactly what happened. Find out how the Irish actor really felt about the Fifty Shades of Grey critics. Really loved, obsessively loved and despised by every critic," the Belfast actor told British GQ during a live chat on Monday, Nov. These books were loved by fandom. "There's nothing like Fifty Shades in terms of, it was based on books and we were staying very close to these books. Absolutely not. Does he regret his time as Christian Grey? When Jamie stepped into Christian's shoes, he "felt the wrath of hatred."Leon Bennett/WireImageDespite the haters, the film grossed over a billion dollars and made the Irish actor a household name. The 39-year-old actor—who played Christian Grey opposite Dakota Johnson's Anastasia Steele in the film franchise—expected the backlash, but all that negativity was still hard to wrap his head around. class=”article-detail__title article-detail__title–speakable”>Jamie Dornan Admits Dealing With Fifty Shades Critics Was "F–king Difficult"Jamie Dornan's blockbuster success as Christian Grey came with a price. By Tionah Lee Nov 15, 2021 8:15 PMTagsFifty Shades Of GreyCelebritiesCharlie HunnamDakota JohnsonJamie DornanWatch: Jamie Dornan Jokingly Calls Taron Egerton "Annoying"Jamie Dornan did not have the easiest time dealing with the Fifty Shades of Grey critics—even though he knew they'd be coming for him.