What has James Franco been accused of?
Actor James Franco has admitted having sex with students from his acting school, almost four years after sexual misconduct allegations were made. He agreed to pay $2.2m (£1.6m) in July after being sued for engaging in sexually-charged behaviour towards female students.
How old is James Franco?
James Edward Franco (born April 19, 1978) is an American actor and filmmaker. His first prominent acting role was the lead character Daniel Desario on the short-lived cult hit television program Freaks and Geeks.
Why did James Franco sleep with acting school students?
James Franco spoke on The Jess Cagle Podcast. Photograph: Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP James Franco has acknowledged sleeping with students of an acting school he previously ran, saying he struggled with a sex addiction and has been working to improve his behavior in recent years.
Is James Franco back in the mainstream?
Despite being widely disowned by Hollywood in addition to many of his former co-stars, Franco remains defiant, however, with the actor due to return to the mainstream in the near future with his directorial effort The Long Home, where he also stars.
Did James Franco sleep with students at Film School?
US actor James Franco said he regretted sleeping with students at his film school, breaking his silence on allegations of sexual misconduct in an interview aired Thursday. Oscar nominee Franco was publicly accused by five women in 2018 of exploitative behavior including during nude scenes at his Studio 4 school in North Hollywood.
What did James Franco say about sexual misconduct?
James Franco admits to sleeping with film school students US actor James Franco said he regretted sleeping with students at his film school, breaking his silence on allegations of sexual misconduct in an interview aired Thursday.
Could Franco have been unaware of power dynamics between teacher and student?
Asked how he could have been unaware of the potential for power dynamics between a teacher and student to skew the concept of consent, Franco responded: At the time, I was not clear-headed.
Why did the actor remain quiet for such a long period?
The actor said he had remained quiet for such a long period because there were people that were upset with me and I needed to listen.