Franco says sex claims 'not accurate'

Franco says sex claims 'not accurate'

Last week, James Franco was handed the Golden Globe for Best Actor for portraying The Room auteur Tommy Wiseau in The Disaster Artist. The pin, which said Time's Up, was a nod to the movement started in December by powerful women in Hollywood. The actor, who now stars on the drama series The Deuce (he also produces it and occasionally directs it), has recently been accused of inappropriate or sexually exploitative behavior by five women. In no time, four other of his former students also went public with accusations of harassment and sexual exploitation.

Paley said the two also had a "consensual relationship" and that recently Franco has offered her and others "an overdue, annoyed, convenient phone 'apology, ' " which she says she does not accept.

"One of the things I've learned is that this is a conversation that obviously needs to be had", he said.

Amid sexual misconduct allegations, actor and filmmaker James Franco chose to skip the 2018 Critics' Choice Awards where he won the Best Actor honour for his role in The Disaster Artist.

Sarah Tither-Kaplan, explained a time when a "bonus" scene with Franco.

He said anyone seeking Franco's comments on the matter should refer to his recent appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Gadot said she is sharing the award "with all the women and men who stand for what's right, standing for those who can't stand or speak for themselves".

Mark Wahlberg Refused to Approve Kevin Spacey's Replacement Unless He Got Paid
Formally vetoed the Oscar victor [Plummer] in a letter to financiers until his demand for additional payment was met". Neither star has commented on this latest development.

Republicans say effort to help 'Dreamer' immigrants advances
It was unclear why the four Republicans were there, and the session did not produce the results the two senators were hoping for. DACA protects hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants brought to the USA as children from deportation.

Lexus vehicles to feature Amazon Alexa
Drivers of some new Toyota vehicles will soon be able to have conversations with their cars, or at least ask them politely to do certain things.

Franco, on the other hand, is denying the allegations, which include claims that he took advantage of young women who attended the acting classes that he led in NY and Los Angeles, until recently.

Violet Paley also alledges that Franco forced her to perform a sex act on him when she was clearly uncomfortable.

At the time, she said she was struggling with substance abuse.

On Wednesday the actor denied engaging in sexual misconduct after several accusations surfaced on social media, while voicing his support for the many women coming forward with allegations of wrongdoing following the downfall of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

The actor then pointed out that most of the things he heard on Twitter were inaccurate.

In 2015, Franco asked Tither-Kaplan to play a prostitute in another of his projects, the feature film "The Long Home", with a cast that included him, Josh Hutcherson, Courtney Love and Timothy Hutton. "I think it's a good thing and I support it". Three women who studied at a film school Franco founded said he had acted inappropriately on set, including becoming angry when they did not want to take off their tops and removing plastic guards covering women's genitals in a sex scene.

Related News:

  • Matthews apologizes for Cosby comment

    Matthews apologizes for Cosby comment

    In 2008, he apologized for saying she only became a US senator and presidential candidate because " her husband messed around ". MSNBC recently admitted that Matthews had settled with a former producer who accused him of sexual harassment .
    Explosions Again Hampering Rescue Of Crew On Burning Iranian Tanker

    Explosions Again Hampering Rescue Of Crew On Burning Iranian Tanker

    The body of a mariner suspected to be from the ship was recovered on January 8 and sent to Shanghai for identification. Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone.
    Zidane: My Real Madrid contract means nothing

    Zidane: My Real Madrid contract means nothing

    Germain in the Champions League last-16, are fourth in the league and enduring a disappointing domestic campaign. It was ridiculous. [Toni] Kroos and [Luka] Modric , with Casemiro behind, they are what make Real Madrid tick.
  • Oprah Winfrey Delivers Fiery Speech at Golden Globe Awards

    Oprah Winfrey Delivers Fiery Speech at Golden Globe Awards

    In her speech on Sunday, Ms Winfrey paid tribute to women who have spoken out about the sexual abuse they have suffered. Again the political elites chortled - Oprah Winfrey! "I was up talking to her very late last night", King added.
    Russia Confirms Mass Drone Attack in Syria

    Russia Confirms Mass Drone Attack in Syria

    The Russians released pictures showing what they recovered - attack drones partly made of wood and held together with masking tape.
    Trump goes for 1st medical checkup since becoming president

    Trump goes for 1st medical checkup since becoming president

    With his physical set for next week, the president decided to make a prediction and give a warning [VIDEO]in the process. President Donald Trump underwent his first medical exam as president, and his doctor says he's " in excellent health ".
  • Tamil Nadu transport unions withdraw strike, to resume work from Friday

    Tamil Nadu transport unions withdraw strike, to resume work from Friday

    The Chief Minister stated that numerous demands made by the workers have been met and they should end their strike. Transport staff members have been on strike for the past 8 days, crippling bus services in the city and elsewhere.
    Premier League Preview: Matchday Twenty-two

    Premier League Preview: Matchday Twenty-two

    Jürgen Klopp's side have been bang in-form in the recent weeks and months and remain unbeaten since October. Jurgen Klopp will then look to hit City on the break and attack with the likes of Sadio Mane and Mo Salah .
    The Versace Family is Pretty Mad About FX's 'American Crime Story'

    The Versace Family is Pretty Mad About FX's 'American Crime Story'

    Versace's family, who lived and worked closely with him and were in the best position to know the facts of his life". On Tuesday, Murphy told EW, "The Versace family has said it's a work of fiction - it is not a work of fiction".
  • American shale oil set to flood the market

    American shale oil set to flood the market

    A rally that began in June accelerated in December, with crude prices surging about 15 percent over the last month. WTI light sweet crude oil rose 60 cents to $63.64 a barrel this morning, the highest in more than three years.
    There'll be bloodshed in Zimbabwe if 'illegal regime' stays - Mugabe ally

    There'll be bloodshed in Zimbabwe if 'illegal regime' stays - Mugabe ally

    Told that Mnangagwa has promised to hold free and fair elections this year, Moyo insisted that the new Harare regime would not dare hold a credible ballot.
    Trump Lashes Out at Feinstein for Releasing Transcript

    Trump Lashes Out at Feinstein for Releasing Transcript

    Fusion GPS was the firm paid by Democrats to compile the dossier alleging ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation . Feinstein's unilateral action seems to reflect Democrat partisanship in the ongoing civil war against the Trump presidency.


Most liked

Sole Mega Millions jackpot victor from Port Richey steps forward
A believer in the power of a positive mindset, Shane wasn't really surprised that he had won, according to the Florida Lottery. Missler - not even old enough to celebrate his winnings with a drink - opted to take the lump sum payment of $281,874,999.

Supreme Court to hear SD online tax dispute
Hanging over the Texas case is the possibility that the state will be placed back under federal oversight of its elections laws. Since it doesn't have a state income tax, sales taxes are that much more important to the state budget.

Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar's convoy attacked in Nandar, Buxar
While Kumar escaped the attack, at least of two securitymen sustained injuries in stone pelting by some of the villagers. The chief minister was at Nandan and Ahinaura as part of his state-wide Vikas Sameeksha Yatra .

HBO Films Shares Trailer For FARENHEIT 451
Readers Digest, quick short soundbites, destroying the concept of reading, thinking and knowledge, he said. The story is told through the eyes of firefighter Guy Montag, played in this new HBO movie by Michael B.

Trump Expands Offshore Drilling in "Assault" on Biodiversity and Coastal & Indigenous Communities
The phone call came days after Zinke agreed to exempt Florida from a new Trump administration proposal to expand oil and gas drilling off most of the USA coastline.

Desperate search for survivors in California mudslides
In Montecito, a 14-year-old girl was rescued after several hours from the rubble of a home destroyed by the heavy rains. The TV icon's estate was caught up in flooding and mudslides that have killed at least 13 in California.

How Analysts Rated Antofagasta plc (LON:ANTO) Last Week?
The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 1,442 ($19.56) per share, with a total value of £288,400 ($391,103.88). The average 1 year target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,462.50 ($19.83).

Which 7-Elevens in Pa. were raided by ICE this week?
Last year, ICE released data showing that undocumented arrests in Florida spiked 75 percent after Trump took office. An ICE spokesman said the move sent a "strong message" to businesses that chose to employ undocumented staff.

US diplomats briefed on how to handle 'shithole' storm
Jeffress also said he was "grateful" to have Trump as president and thanked him for the "courage" to protect the U.S. Everyone in the room heard him repeatedly use that word to describe black and Hispanic countries.

USA officials raid 7-Eleven stores amid crackdown on illegal
In 2008, agents arrived by helicopter at the Agriprocessors meatpacking plant in Postville, Iowa, and detained almost 400 workers. ICE says immigration agents served I-9 audit notices to owners to make sure employees have the proper work authorization.

Donald Trump Denies Making 'Shithole Countries' Comment In Immigration Meeting
President Donald Trump describing immigrants from Africa and Haiti as coming from "shithole" countries . By 7:45 a.m., the president took to his favorite platform, Twitter , to address his reported comment.

Trump got the message that he's not welcomed: London Mayor
But a full-blown state visit replete with golden carriages and pomp has been deferred amid the threat of huge anti-Trump protests. The US embassy move was confirmed in October 2008, when President George W Bush was still in the White House.

Liberum Capital Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Big Yellow Group plc (BYG)
Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Mettler-Toledo, 1 give it "Buy", 0 "Sell" rating, while 1 recommend "Hold". Little purchased 2,997 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 7th.

Arizona GOP Rep. Martha McSally announces Senate bid
So the announcement video includes a clip of Trump praising McSally with "my friend", "the real deal" and "she's tough". Martha McSally's competitive district even without an incumbent.

Manager: Khabib Nurmagomedov Won't be Fighting For Any "Fake Belt"
Nurmagomedov is coming off a dominating unanimous decision victory over Edson Barboza. We appreciate everything the UFC has done for us, but it's time for a real belt.