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James Franco faces sexual allegations from five women

13 January 2018, 08:01 | Israel Caldwell

James Franco 'letting it be'

Here are all the allegations against James Franco

James Franco has addressed the allegations of sexual misconduct made against him after he was criticized for wearing the Time's Up pin at the 75th Golden Globe Awards.

After James won a Golden Globe for his role in The Disaster Artist at the ceremony on Sunday night, Ally, who James directed in a play off Broadway, tweeted: "James Franco just won".

Tither-Kaplan, a 26-year-old student actress, told The Times that during filming a nude orgy scene with Franco and several other women three years ago he removed protective plastic guards covering other actresses' vaginas and simulated oral sex on them. Franco chose to stay away from the spotlight after being accused of sexually inappropriate behavior. The women say some believed that working with Franco could lead them to career advancement in Hollywood.

Following five allegations of sexual misconduct against James Franco, the actor chose not to attend the Critics' Choice Awards on Thursday, January 11.

Sarah Tither-Kaplan, explained a time when a "bonus" scene with Franco.

Four of the actor-director's former students and an actress who said Franco was her mentor told the LA Times they were victims of "an abuse of power".

"The things that I heard that were on Twitter are not accurate", Franco said Tuesday on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert".

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Paley, 23, met Franco in 2016 and began a romantic relationship with him - but she says the power dynamic was always off. So I don't want to, you know, shut them down in any way. One of the accusers, a woman named Violet Paley, is taking heavy criticism for a tweet she wrote in September, in which she claimed to plot ways to ruin people's lives. Franco denied the allegations through his attorney.

Franco has denied the earlier accusations in talk show appearances this week. I have total respect for her.

Franco eventually admitted to trying to meet up with the teenager, during an interview on Live with Kelly and Michael.

She wrote the line back in September of 2017 and is now defending herself against Twitter trolls, who are questioning her intentions in sharing her story about Franco. Hilary Dusome, who took one of his classes in 2012, recalled a similar story, adding, "I don't think he started teaching with bad intentions, but he went down a bad path and damaged a lot of people in the process".

"I, Tonya" brought acting accolades for star Margot Robbie and supporting actress Allison Janney.

More than a dozen former students told The Times in interviews that they had a positive experience at Studio 4 [. and] were shocked by the school's sudden closure last fall, and did not know why it had shuttered.

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