Italian businessman Alessandro Proto claims he is the inspiration behind Christian Grey, the male lead in E.L. James' trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey.

Proto met the British author in 2010 when James was touring Italy writing about international celebrities snapping up properties in the country.

JK Rowling believes that she made a mistake by not having Hermione Granger and Harry Potter end up together forever in her best-selling books.

The author disclosed that she brought Hermione and Ron Weasley together for “very personal reasons,” not because they were a “credible” couple.

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Ned Vizzini, who scored a big hit with It’s Kind of a Funny Story, a young adult novel about depression, has died in an apparent suicide at the age of 32.

He jumped off the roof of his parents’ Brooklyn home on Thursday, the AP reports.

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