Dakota Johnson’s mother, Melanie Griffith, may never see her daughter’s performance in the Fifty Shades films, but that doesn’t mean the acclaimed actress doesn’t inspire some of the moments. When speaking with Today show co-anchor Hoda Kotb on Wednesday, Johnson revealed that there’s a part in Fifty Shades Darker that serves as a tribute to Griffith, though Johnson doubts her mom will ever see the film. “There is a moment, a little surprise moment especially for my mom in this movie,” the 27-year-old actress shared. “She won’t ever see it!”
Still hopeful, Johnson added, “Maybe she’ll see this one specific little clip.” When asked if she thinks fans will notice the homage to Griffith, 59, Johnson insisted, “I hope so. I think so.”
One main reason Griffith hasn’t seen the Fifty Shades films is due to the seriously sexual moments shared between Johnson and her co-star, Jamie Dornan, onscreen.
One scene in particular that was recently released from the upcoming sequel shows Anastasia Steele (Johnson) being instructed by Christian Grey (Dornan) to take off a piece of clothing while having dinner at a restaurant. Let’s just say it’s not suitable for parents.
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