facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

'Fifty Shades of Grey' director's home raided by police

Police raid London home of director Sam Taylor-Johnson after passerby reports seeing machine gun inside.
By Danielle Haynes   |   Aug. 30, 2014 at 3:26 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
LONDON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- London police raided the home of Fifty Shades of Grey director Sam Taylor-Johnson on Thursday after a passerby spotted a machine gun inside.

The deactivated M16 assault rifle was given to Taylor-Johnson as part of an art project called Peace One Day M16 for the international charity Peace One Day.

She wasn't at home at the time the Metropolitan Police's firearms unit made entry into her house.

"The project, curated by Jake Chapman, consists of new works by some of the most celebrated names in contemporary art all of whom are transforming fully decommissioned M16 assault rifles," said a spokeswoman for the director.

No arrests were made.

Follow @DanielleHaynes1 and @UPI on Twitter.
Contact the Author
© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Kris Jenner worried Khloe and Lamar will reconcile Kris Jenner worried Khloe and Lamar will reconcile
2
Heidi Montag reaches out to Lauren Conrad on Twitter Heidi Montag reaches out to Lauren Conrad on Twitter
3
Khloe Kardashian blames Kourtney Kardashian for weight gain Khloe Kardashian blames Kourtney Kardashian for weight gain
4
Dax Shepard debuts new Kristen Bell-inspired tattoo at film premiere Dax Shepard debuts new Kristen Bell-inspired tattoo at film premiere
5
Jenny McCarthy reveals she's already lost her wedding band Jenny McCarthy reveals she's already lost her wedding band
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback