'Fifty Shades of Grey' banned in Malaysia for unnatural sexual content

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Residents of Malaysia will not be seeing inside Christian Grey's red room this winter.

The Malaysian Film Censorship Board (LPF) denied a certificate to screen Fifty Shades of Grey in their country, Variety reports, thus canceling the movie's Feb. 12 expected released date in Malaysia.

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LPF chairman Abdul Halim referred to the erotic book-turned-movie as being "more pornography than a movie," adding that the film contains scenes that "are not of natural sexual content."

"The content is more sadistic, featuring scenes of a woman being tied to a bed and whipped," Halim said, further explaining the board's decision.

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Fifty Shades of Grey, which hits U.S. theaters on Feb. 13, 2015, is about a literature student Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) whose life changes forever when she meets the handsome billionaire Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) who just do happens to be an S&M enthusiast.

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The sexual film wouldn't be the first thing Malaysia has censored from their country. Multiple pop stars have faced threats of censorship and/or cancellations after their performances were deemed inappropriate. Beyonce, Kesha, Lady Gaga and Rihanna have all been come under fire by the country's conservative culture, and many times have either canceled or postponed their performances.

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