J.K. Rowling was BANNED from reading the series! Rowling admits that her editor forbid her from ever reading the series. Her editor told Rowling that she wouldn’t want the series to ‘taint the goddess’ that is Britain’s most prized modern literary export. Advertisement Tweet Pin It Related Posts The film adaptation has made over $500 million dollars E.L. James has the most INCREDIBLE pen name! The film adaptation had trouble landing a leading man!