5 women reportedly accuse James Franco of sexual misconduct

'This Is the Backlash to the #MeToo Movement'

Five women have come forward to accuse actor James Franco of being sexually abusive and exhibiting sexually inappropriate behavior.

Sarah Tither-Kaplan claimed the actor removed protective plastic guards that covered their vagina and proceeded to stimulate oral sex on her and other women during an on-set nude orgy scene.

Paley, who was not one of Franco's former students, told the Times she began a romantic relationship with Franco in early 2016 after he said he would help her with a script she had written.

Franco had launched the Studio 4 acting schools in Los Angeles and NY in 2014, but both schools were closed suddenly past year, the Times reported.

Ashley Judd has praised actor James Franco for the way he handled allegations of sexual harassment against him after he won a Golden Globe on Sunday, 7 January.

Actor/director James Franco attended the Golden Globes this week and has since come under fire for his behaviour in the past. "Please never ever ask me why I left the film/tv business", actress Ally Sheedy allegedly said in a series of tweets that were later deleted.

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On Wednesday, Franco comes for an interview on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Franco maintained that the tweeted accusations were not accurate, but said that he would not try to actively refute them. Tither-Kaplan also said that actresses were approached to do an unexpected, improvisational topless scene in the midst of shooting, for which they were asked to "dance around Franco while wearing animal skulls atop their heads". "The things that I heard that were on Twitter are not accurate", Franco told Colbert. I completely support people coming out and being able to have a voice because they haven't had a voice for so long.

"First, I want to say that I do support it. Look, I was so excited to win but being in that room that night was incredible". "I was talking to him, all of a sudden his penis was out", Paley told L.A. Times.

David Simon said in a statement to Variety that Franco, who also served as an executive producer on the series, was "entirely professional" during their work together and that the network received no complaints.

She wrote: "Why is James Franco allowed in?"

"I want to give him credit for at least being open to communicating with me", she said. "She took the tweet down".

"The way I live my life, I can't live if there's restitution to be made". During the interview, he said, "I'm guess I'm, you know, embarrassed, and I guess I'm just a model of how social media is tricky". Franco's lawyer, Michael Plonsker, disputed the allegations to the Times.

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