’50 Shades of Grey’ Was the Bestselling Book of the Decade (And 10 Other Sad Attempts That Performed Too Well)

At the end of each decade, we’re forced as a collective to review pop culture at large to see where we went wrong. God, did we go wrong. Some of the most successful phenomena of the 2010s were complete dumpster fires. Don’t believe us? Then check this out: the bestselling book of the decade is 50 Shades of Grey. What seemed like something fresh and cool is now a tragedy of epic proportions, but it doesn’t end with 50 Shades. Keep reading to see our list of the most overrated success stories of the decade.

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Which insanely successful piece of pop culture in the 2010s do you think was total garbage? Let us know in the comments!

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