Well that explains a lot!
Okay, so it doesn't really explain why Charlie Hunnam said yes to the role in the first place, but it does explain why he so quickly dropped out of Fifty Shades of Grey.
We had heard he was a little worried about becoming a Showgirls kind of joke if he really got his freak on as Christian Grey, but considering he kept saying how totes cool he was with baring his bondage side we were a little confused.
Now, we think the pieces might be falling into place. Apparently, Charlie was never truly interested in tying anyone up and getting his spank on as an insider revealed: