Johnson, 25, starred as Anastasia Steele opposite Jamie Dornan, who plays Christian Grey, a mogul with a penchant for kinky sex.
While the film dominated the box office over the President’s Day weekend, it was trashed by critics, which Johnson seems to take in stride in the promo.
Dakota sniped at her mom, actress Melanie Griffith, on the Oscars red carpet Sunday (Feb. 22) because mom hadn’t seen the movie. It blew up into a tabloid news story, but Dakota is joking about it now.
In her opening promo with Taran Killam, they plead with mom to see the movie.
“So did your mom ever end up seeing ’50 Shades of Grey?” Taran asks.
“Noooo…” the actress replies. “She didn’t; I’m really upset with her.”
“That’s so not fair; she’s not supporting you!” said Killam.
“Mom please watch it,” Dakota pleaded.
There was further controversy after her co-star was reported to have said he was pulling out of the “50 Shades” sequel “50 Shades Darker.” But as IM reported, those reports were greatly exaggerated.
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