Actor James Franco, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women on Twitter, has denied the allegations. Popular host Stephen Colbert grilled the actor over the allegations that emerged after Francos win at the Golden Globes. Franco said allegations against him are untrue but he supports women for speaking out, reported Variety. "There were some things on Twitter, I havent read them.
Ive heard about them," Franco said when asked about his response to the claims on Colberts chat show. "The things that I heard were on Twitter are not accurate, but I completely support people coming out and being able to have a voice because they didnt have a voice for so long. So I dont want to shut them down in any way, and I think its a good thing and I support it," he told the Late Night show host.
Actress Violet Paley accused Franco of attempting to force her to perform oral sex on him and telling a friend of hers to "come to (his) hotel when she was 17". Another woman, Sarah Tither-Kaplan, accused "The Disaster Artist" actor of exploiting her in a film she made for him. Franco also addressed a vague and now-deleted tweet from Ally Sheedy, who he directed in a 2014 Broadway play.
"I have no idea what I did to Ally Sheedy... I had nothing but a great time with her. I have total respect for her. I have no idea why she was upset. She took the tweet down... I cant speak for her,...