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Author dismisses rumors of trouble on ‘Fifty Shades’ set

Author dismisses rumors of trouble on ‘Fifty Shades’ set

'FIFTY SHADES:' Author E.L. James signs her book "Fifty Shades of Grey" at a book signing during the first day of Comic-Con convention held at the San Diego Convention Center on Thursday July 12, 2012, in San Diego. Photo: Associated Press/ Denis Poroy/Invision

The author behind erotic novel “Fifty Shades of Grey” has dismissed rumors she has fallen out with director Sam Taylor-Johnson over the upcoming movie version of her popular book.

Reports this week suggested British writer E.L. James had been arguing with Taylor-Johnson over changes made to the story as she shoots the new movie adaptation with Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson.

The feud rumors surfaced just weeks after the movie’s release date was pushed back from this summer to next year, prompting speculation the project is in trouble.

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However, James has now moved to dismiss rumors of tensions on set by posting a humorous picture of herself posing with the director.

The gloves are off...

The pair is seen grinning and raising their fists to the camera in the snap, which was posted on James’ Instagram.com page along with the caption, “The gloves are off…”

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