John loaned it to Sherlock so he’d have a clue what Irene Adler was talking about (and doing in those photos).
When caught with a copy, Benedict Cumberbatch was quoted by an unreliable source as saying, “It’s research, really. Just research. For Scandal in Belgravia. No, really.” [You do realize I m just making this up for a laugh, right?]
Please don’t buy the book. Really. It’s just porn and promotes that women have no value outside of bartering their bodies as play things to rich, old men. Seriously.
But Ellen Degeneres makes me feel better by putting it into perspective and letting me laugh about it. Go Ellen!