Rape suspect gives up vampire fiction for bond
It was a promise never before heard in the hallowed halls of the Knox County courts.
Dezayas Smith, 23, vowed Friday to give up his "Twilight" books and movies and to refrain from watching or reading about vampire-human trysts or sadomasochism ala the pop-culture phenomenon "50 Shades of Grey."
Smith was willing to give up those things in exchange for a bond reduction in a kidnapping and rape case that involved sadomasochism, bondage, neck-biting and blood-sucking, according to authorities.
"No watching ‘Twilight' movies, (no) reading the books, no ‘True Blood' (a popular HBO vampire show)," defense attorney Jamie Poston vowed on behalf of Smith.
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