Honestly, I think the biggest criticism of me, it seemed like I was high or low energy. I think celebrities handling social media themselves can be particularly revealing (and get complicated quickly). This will be weird.’ Part of me was so uncomfortable with the attention of being nominated [for 127 Hours], but also fear of losing, because everybody was talking about Colin Firth [who won for The King’s Speech].”. California residents can opt out of "sales" of personal data. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.

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“There was some photo I did. If General Hospital has taught us ANYTHING, it's that Franco is an evil genius with a grandiose master plan!!! 2) Is this kind of anti-promotional activity creatively respectable / something other artists should consider (via behaviors other than ... Instagram sexting)? Given Franco’s well-documented love of performance art, perhaps this picture should be taken as a comment on other celebrities’ obsession with presenting themselves impeccably, even in supposedly ‘candid’ social media posts? The dude hits those extremes, so this kind of a stunt doesn't seem too far out of the question. Today is National Voter Registration Day! Er, OK??? FEELS SO GOOD", 2. It is your right and your responsibility. So, that leaves us with two questions: 1) Do we think this was "real" or simply staged?

It's just a really negative idea to reinforce, even as "performance art" or however he's perceiving his actions this week. ", riding around in a hot air balloon after "Oz the Great and Powerful. (However James, if you're reading this: We're listening.). But I do think it can be done in a way that is more tasteful. And I think it can approach sensitive subjects like (online) predatory behavior because those conversations need to opened from all angles to really help capture the reality of it. Which actor would you like as your quiz show partner? And what might be a good example? Is there a shirt under that plate?

Nationwide News Pty Limited Copyright © 2020. 9,359 Followers, 143 Following, 652 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from James Franco (@jfrancolicious78) I think Franco made a great point in social media being "tricky."

It just looked gross. Visit the state elections site. We made it easy for you to exercise your right to vote! Something for everyone interested in hair, makeup, style, and body positivity. Search, watch, and cook every single Tasty recipe and video ever - all in one place! ", 8. A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. November 15, 2017 10:41am Leave it to James Franco to get peoples tongues wagging!

He's definitely made some mistakes on the service (OK, a bunch) but his method is working: He has garnered 1.8 million Instagram followers since he joined. Lauren: Right, he's still responsible for his "fake" behavior and in this case that involves a major disparity in regard to both age and power.

Franco's title: "WTF HAPPENED? Each state has its own rules for mail-in absentee voting. Franco's title: "BED SELFIE WITH KEEGAN ALLEN!!!!! We hold major institutions accountable and expose wrongdoing. I wasn’t naked. ©2020 Verizon Media. Why not use that power -- in both celebrity and the free machine that is social media -- when you have it.

Again, not an excuse, but I think an observation that is important to take in before making a judgement on one's character. It’s sort of the way I see people like the Kardashians. ‘James Franco posts revealing underwear selfie’ sounds kind of amazing in theory, doesn’t it? My hand was in my boxers. “I was testing the bounds. Today the Hollywood star posted a rather disturbing selfie online: hair dishevelled, skin glistening with sweat, old-man-underpants yanked halfway down his bum crack and right hand shoved down the front for a lazy fumble of the Franco fragiles. It's filled with the normal amount of selfies that a famous person takes, James Franco / instagram.com. You don't need an excuse to vote early. ", 5. Thursday he uploaded the following to Instagram at 11:28 p.m., which has since been removed: Here are eight other Instagram photos from Franco's account that show cause for intervention. Lauren: Oh, definitely! Jump rope with... your penis? news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site.

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Although, I'm not sure that disingenuousness makes it less creepy and terrible. Who.

And you get reactions,” he said.

A coincidence just doesn't seem to fit. All times AEDT (GMT +11). Why did he have to make it so ... upsetting in practice? 1.

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Ryan: Let's start with the first question.

At first it seemed fairly innocent. The guy from Pretty Little Liars, also recently in a Broadway show.

Ryan: Especially because it went so viral, this isn't something we can just dismiss, just because it was a stunt. I’m sure Rihanna has posted a bunch more risqué photos. Oh, good! JAMES Franco’s Instagram account, always one of the more bizarre facets of his public persona, just got a hell of a lot weirder. Do you think it can be? And if so, can it still be considered really creepy? Maybe it's just time to spend a little quality time *away* from your iPhone... Just over one year ago, this list was everything you would have missed if you weren't following the account. For your voice to be heard, in most states you must register before you can vote. I'm going to argue this was a stunt.

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Ryan: In most cases, I would agree with that, but for a moment, let's say this isn't a stunt. 2,146 Followers, 0 Following, 85 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from James Franco (@jamesfrancooofficial) jamesfrancooofficial Follow 85 posts 2,146 followers 0 following James Franco They say I'm a pretty boy. It was ... weird. It was just the attitude of the photo. In the same interview, Franco addressed the backlash over his poorly-received stint co-hosting the 2011 Oscars with Anne Hathaway, the same year he was nominated for Best Actor for 127 Hours.

If this is a stunt, I hope it comes out that Lucy Clode and her family knew about it. Unfortunately, on the internet, nothing really goes away - especially when you have 1.9 million Instagram followers. Can this kind of thing -- using public behavior to promote a film -- be effective in non-creepy-and-terrible ways?

The timing of the "Palo Alto" trailer dropping and Franco's responses like a tweet saying "I HOPE PARENTS KEEP THEIR KIDS AWAY FROM ME," just make me feel like this all some absurd promotion.

On Thursday, April 3, it appeared as though 35-year-old James Franco had been trying to hook up with a 17-year-old girl via Instagram.