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James Franco Says Sexual Harassment Allegations ‘Not Accurate’

Magazine article Screen International

James Franco Says Sexual Harassment Allegations ‘Not Accurate’

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Golden Globe winner tells Late Show: ’In my life I pride myself on taking responsibility for things I’ve done.’

James Franco

Golden Globe winner James Franco told late night talk show host Stephen Colbert on Tuesday (January 9) that sexual harassment allegations against him on Twitter were “not accurate”.

Franco, who won the prize for best actor in a comedy or musical for The Disaster Artist at Sunday’s 75th Golden Globe Awards ceremony, was pressed on the matter by talk show host Stephen Colbert on Late Show.

“There were some things on Twitter… I haven’t read then. I’ve heard about them. First of all I have no idea what I did to Ally Sheedy,” Franco said in reference to three tweets by the actress.

“I directed her in a play off Broadway. I had nothing but a great time with her. Total respect for her. I have no idea why she was upset. She took the tweet down. I can’t speak for her, I don’t know.”

During the Globes telecast Sheedy tweeted: “Why is a man hosting? Why is James Franco allowed in? Said too much. Nite love ya. …

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