‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Director’s Home Raided by Police After Machine Gun Spotted
August 29, 2014 - Fifty Shades of Grey
The London home of Fifty Shades of Grey executive Sam Taylor-Johnson and her husband, Kick-Ass and Godzilla star Aaron Taylor-Johnson, was raided by armed military Thursday after a appurtenance gun was speckled by a window by a passer-by.
According to a internal newspaper, residents in a upmarket Primrose Hill area were woken by military surrounding a skill late Thursday evening. The integrate were not benefaction during a time.
The gun was eventually reliable by a military to be a decommissioned M16 attack rifle.
“Police were called during 23:40 hours on Thursday by a member of a public, stating that they had seen from a street, what they suspicion was a firearm, sitting on a table by a window of a property,” pronounced a orator for a Metropolitan Police. “Local officers and officers from a Met’s Firearms Unit attended and were let into a skill to inspect a firearm. It was reliable that a firearm was a deactivated M16 rifle.”
A mouthpiece for a integrate after claimed that a gun was partial of an art project.
“The firearm was located in Sam Taylor-Johnson’s groundwork studio and has been reliable as a approved and entirely decommissioned M16 attack purloin that was supposing to Mrs. Taylor-Johnson by a general gift Peace One Day as partial of an art plan entitled ‘Peace One Day M16.’ ” the mouthpiece told a BBC.
“The project, curated by Jake Chapman, consists of new works by some of a many distinguished names in contemporary art, all of whom are transforming entirely decommissioned M16 attack rifles.”
Sam Taylor-Johnson’s repute has not nonetheless responded to THR‘s ask for comment.