After you had already been caught doing that to a different 17 year old? Plonsker said. Progress, at the level of the individual person and the level of a culture more broadly, often demands, very specifically, discomfort. In auditions and classes, the women said they were encouraged to push beyond their comfort zones while they were denied the protections of nudity riders and other film-industry guidelines that govern how actors can be portrayed and treated in nude scenes. Two women who were enrolled in James Franco's former film school have sued the movie star pictured above claiming he and his partners dangled film and TV jobs to them in exchange for 'explicit nudity, sex' and as Franco put it, 'the pushing of boundaries'. Splattered blood is left on Caroline Flack's front door after her arrest for assaulting boyfriend Lewis Paley also liked a number of tweets posted by others calling out Franco and his hypocrisy for wearing a Time's Up pin to the ceremony.
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Facebook Twitter Show more sharing options Share Close extra sharing options. Just survivin', Naked and Afraid. In response to a request from NPR, James Franco's attorney, Michael Plonsker, issued this statement denying the allegations: "This is not the first time that these claims have been made and they have already been debunked. He owned the school with partner Vince Jolivette, above , who is also named as a defendant in the lawsuit. They also suggest a kind of protection—a kind of comfort—for Franco and his partners. The women claim Franco, and other instructors, engaged in "inappropriate and sexually charged behavior toward female students.