Boy excluded from school event after dressing up as Christian Grey

The boy's costume
(Image credit: Twitter)

Eleven-year-old Liam Scholes didn't get to celebrate World Book Day with the rest of his class. The reason? His book character of choice was Christian Grey, of 50 Shades of Grey.

Sale High School in Greater Manchester asked students to dress up as literary characters for World Book Day. Scholes chose Grey, wearing a gray suit and carrying an eye mask and "cable ties" to complete the look, BBC News reports.

Subscribe to The Week

Escape your echo chamber. Get the facts behind the news, plus analysis from multiple perspectives.

SUBSCRIBE & SAVE
https://cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/flexiimages/jacafc5zvs1692883516.jpg

Sign up for The Week's Free Newsletters

From our morning news briefing to a weekly Good News Newsletter, get the best of The Week delivered directly to your inbox.

From our morning news briefing to a weekly Good News Newsletter, get the best of The Week delivered directly to your inbox.

Sign up
To continue reading this article...
Continue reading this article and get limited website access each month.
Get unlimited website access, exclusive newsletters plus much more.
Cancel or pause at any time.
Already a subscriber to The Week?
Not sure which email you used for your subscription? Contact us