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James Franco Skipped the 2018 Critics' Choice Awards

James Franco Skipped the 2018 Critics' Choice Awards

On The Deuce, a drama about the dawn of the porn industry in 1970s New York, Franco stars in a dual role as twins, playing Times Square bartender Vincent and his brother, Frankie.

Recalling an incident in which the two of them were in the auto, she says "I was talking to him, all of a sudden his penis was out". Vince Jolivette, Franco's production partner at Rabbit Bandini Productions, which ran Studio 4, said the school "was always run professionally" and that he was investigating the matter.

Natalie Chmiel, another selected student, and Dusome described what was a hostile set to the LA Times. I have total respect for her. "I don't want that".

Another former student said Franco would make people think they could get a role if they performed sexual favors or took off their shirts. She alleges that, during the shoot, Franco removed plastic guards from the women's genitals and then simulated sex acts.

"Now, if you Google me, you can see me naked", said Tither-Kaplan, 26. Actress Sarah Tither-Kaplan suggested Franco's practice of encouraging women to perform fully nude was "exploitative", and Ally Sheedy also appeared to suggest he had something to do with why she "left the film/tv business".

"I got it in my head pretty quickly that, okay, you don't say "no" to this guy", says Tither-Kaplan, who filmed a topless scene in one of Franco's classes that was later uploaded to Vimeo and ended up on pornography sites. Since the LA Times story broke, the Facebook account for The Room, the movie that Franco's Disaster Artist draws from, has publicly spoken out against Franco and the allegations.

Why is James Franco allowed in? She claims the actor contacted her to apologise when the Harvey Weinstein scandal erupted. She says the video was uploaded to Vimeo by the school and has since appeared on porn sites.

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"He's done a lot of damage on me", she said. As far as the bigger issue of how we do it, I really don't have the answers. She said they went on to have a consensual sexual relationship, but they later broke it off.

Violet Paley, 23, told The Times that when she met Franco in early 2016 she was eager to become a filmmaker and that he had been willing to give her notes on her script.

Paley said Franco's response is upsetting. Paley said she later spoke to Franco by phone and he tried to make amends, but insisted he had not done "anything illegal". I don't accept, but maybe some other people's lives would be made easier if he donated all of his earnings from "The Disaster Artist" to @RAINN01.

Several of Franco's collaborators defended him from some of the claims.

He added that Franco has been "entirely professional as an actor, director, and producer" on this particular project.

The news outlet said in a statement that "given the controversy surrounding recent allegations", it had canceled the discussion, according to The Associated Press.


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