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Stephen King, Twilight, 50 Shades of Grey, Hunger Games

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Stephen King is clearly not a Twihard.

While chatting with The Guardian to promote his new novel Doctor Sleep, the highly anticipated sequel to The Shining, the acclaimed author didn't hesitate to refer to the Twilight book series as "tweenager porn."

He added, "They're really not about vampires and werewolves. They're about how the love of a girl can turn a bad boy good...I read Twilight and didn't feel any urge to go on with her."

When the subject of The Hunger Games came up, King pointed out that it reminded him of one of his own works.

"It's not unlike The Running Man, which is about a game where people are actually killed and people are watching: a satire on reality TV," he said.

As for Fifty Shades of Grey?

King admitted to reading it, but much like Twilight and The Hunger Games, "felt no urge to go on" with the other books in the series.

"They call it mommy porn, but it's not really mommy porn," he said of Grey. "It is highly charged, sexually driven fiction for women who are, say, between 18 and 25."

Meanwhile, King's Doctor Sleep will be released on Tuesday.