Australia's Olympic swim team has admitted to reading the sexy novel, "Fifty Shades of Grey" to relax during down time at the London games.
Alicia Coutts, Cate Campbell, Britanny Elmslie and Melanie Schlange are all apparently reading the book.
Coutts, 24, said that she has been hooked on the book after buying it at a service station when the team was traveling from the training camp in Manchester to the Olympic Village in East London.
The swimmer told Australia's Herald Sun, "Most of the swimming girls are reading 'Fifty Shades of Grey.' We're all talking about it." She also added that, "'everyone has been talking about it. My manager said just forget about the sex bits and it's actually a really good story. I've found it really interesting. I can't put it down."
Coutts recently won gold in the 4x100m freestyle relay, silvers for the 4x200 freestyle relay and 200m IM as well as a bronze for the 100m butterfly.
Coutts told the Herald Sun that she is now on her second book in the series and that she is reading it during every moment of downtime she has at the games. She said, "Normally when I race I watch a series on my laptop, but I've just been so into this book, that I haven't even got my DVDs out."
Her teammate Stephanie Rice, 24, has also admitted to being a fan of the book and recently tweeted a photo of herself reading the book and this:
The trilogy by British author E.L. James, trilogy "Fifty Shades of Grey," "Fifty Shades Darker," and "Fifty Shades Freed" has sold 20 million copies in the last four months and she has quickly become the best selling author of all time, trumping all of J.K. Rowling's seven "Harry Potter" books.