April 27, 2012 at 12:36 PM ET
Fans of E.L. James' steamy bestseller "Fifty Shades of Grey" got a treat on Thursday's "Ellen DeGeneres Show" as the host delivered her very own book-on-tape reading gone wrong.
What it lacked in passion, it made up for in laughs.
Watch the clip below for all the intentionally not-so-hot action, including awkward sound effects and valuable asides.
"Well, I don't think you should use a spatula for that!" Ellen pointed out before warning readers, "If you go to Anastasia's house, don't eat the pancakes."
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