Actor James Franco has been accused of sexual harassment since his victory at the Golden Globes ceremony on Sunday night. A striking contradiction with his commitment to the Time’s up movement …
The 75th Golden Globes ceremony has been a great success this year for actor James Franco. Returning with the Best Actor trophy in a comedy for his role in the film The disaster artist, which he himself directed , he notably carried the voice of the Time’s Up movement, which campaigns against sexual harassment, by wearing a pin’s created especially for the occasion.
This year, actresses wore black and symbolic’s pin to show their disagreement with sexist and degrading practices in the world of cinema, which include high-profile actions of producer Harvey Weinstein . But the presence and the victory of James Francohave been strongly criticized, on Twitter, by former female colleagues of the former best enemy of Spiderman.
It all began when 55-year-old actress Aly Sheedy, who had worked on a play with James Franco in 2014, grabbed her keyboard to respond to her Golden Globe win. “Why is a man leading the ceremony? she said. Why is James Franco allowed to be there? “While his tweets have been deleted pretty quickly, many other similar messages chained themselves to the social network.
It’s … rich of James Franco to be wearing a Time’s Up pin ?
— Doree Shafrir (@doree) January 8, 2018
“It’s … strange to see James Franco wearing this pin in support of women,” wrote Doree Shafrir, an American author who works for the site BuzzFeed. “Nice pin’s time’s up! Do you remember the time you dropped my head in your car towards your penis, and the other time you asked my 17-year-old friend to join you at the hotel? “ , Recalled another. Although he has not yet reacted to these accusations, the actor of 39 years did not have to savor his victory very long …
Cute #TIMESUP pin James Franco. Remember the time you pushed my head down in a car towards your exposed penis & that other time you told my friend to come to your hotel when she was 17? After you had already been caught doing that to a different 17 year old?
— Violet Paley (@VioletPaley) January 8, 2018