Amazon.com is currently under fire for their decision to sell a self-published book titled “The Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure” for their Kindle device. The instructional guide, by Phillip R. Greaves, was published on Oct. 28 and it didn’t take long before it caused alarm. Unsurprisingly, it sparked outrage from many – including celebrities.
“I CANNOT BELIEVE Amazon is selling this disgusting filth … please email & voice your displeasure (NOT for children),” tweets “The View” co-host Sherri Shepherd. “I purchase a LOT of stuff from Amazon.com & will NOT purchase anything else until that book is taken off. Please put the pressure on Amazon.”
“One Tree Hill” star Sophia Bush also took notice. “This is disgusting. Choosing to sell a pedophiles guide so you’re not ‘censoring’ is irresponsible & gross,” she writes.
]]>the book’s Amazon page. Early on Nov. 10, there were over 100 comments. At press time, there are only 30.
[Update: As of 11:15 p.m. EST, the link to the book’s page leads to an error message reading “We’re sorry. The Web address you entered is not a functioning page on our site.”]
[Update: It’s back up, with over 2,000 comments.]
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