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James Franco: Rihanna Wanted Me To Star In Her Music Video

Apr 26, 2012 01:35 PM

franco042412_02_X17crop230.jpgJames Franco almost starred opposite Rihanna in her 2011 "We Found Love" music video, according to Mr. Franco himself.

In a recent interview with MTV News, Franco admitted:

    “She actually asked me to be in that video, the one with the relationship that gets crazy. I couldn’t do it. But, I guess, I hope that that means there’s mutual love between us.”

RiRi definitely has good taste! Recently, Franco made headlines when he posted a clip of himself lip synching Rihanna's "You Da One." Adorbs!

Although we would have loved to have seen James in the "We Found Love" video, the part of Rihanna's troubled leading man went to male model Dudley O'Shaughnessy.

Click thru to watch the sexy video.

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James Franco Covers Selena Gomez's "Love You Like A Love Song"

Apr 10, 2012 08:35 AM

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James Franco loves his Spring Breakers co-star Selena Gomez so much that he's covering her hit song "Love You Like A Love Song."

Wearing his Kevin Federline get-up while filming for the flick, the corn rowed cutie smiles at the camera while mouthing the lyrics in the passenger seat.

In our eyes, the oh-so-hot Mr. Franco can do no wrong!

James Franco Goes Gangsta For His Latest Role

Mar 29, 2012 11:35 AM

selena-gomez-instagram-460.jpg Is that you K-Fed?!

James Franco strikes an uncanny resemblance to Britney Spears' ex-husband in his latest film role for Spring Breakers. The film also stars Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, and Ashley Benson, and The Biebs' gal pal recently posted this picture to her Instagram account... looks like the cast is having tons of fun shooting!

The 33-year-old actor always immerses himself in his character, so we can't wait to watch him play a drug and arms dealer in the film.

Given the fact that all three girls spend the majority of their screen time in bikinis, we would guess this movie is going to be a hit at the box office!

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Former Heartthrob James Franco Looks A Bit Frumpy

Jan 16, 2012 01:20 PM

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Sigh, what happened to the hottie in those Gucci ads?!

James Franco and a pal were spotted in Hollywood over the weekend, and it looks like he was having a bit of an off day. Of course, he's still a working actor, so that's gotta count for something! It was just announced that Franco is set to play controversial photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in an upcoming biopic, so it looks like he's snagged yet another meaty role.

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NYU Professor Claims He Was Fired From University For Passing James Franco

Dec 19, 2011 11:25 AM

franco102209_01_X17230WM.jpgJose Angel Santana, a former New York University professor, claims he lost his job after teaching James Franco in his "Directing the Actor" class. The teacher has filed a lawsuit claiming he was "wrongfully terminated."

Santana tells the NY Post he has suffered "public humiliation" since giving Franco a "D." The professor gave the actor a "D" for skipping out on 12 of the 14 classes.

In the legal papers, it states, "In my opinion, they've turned the NYU graduate film degree into swag for James Franco's purposes, a possession, something you can buy."

Santana also claims this would never have happened if he were a caucasian professor.

NYU has denied any wrongdoing ... calling Santana's claims "ridiculous."

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James Franco's Father Passes Away Suddenly

Oct 5, 2011 10:35 AM

JamesFrancoFatherDies230.jpgJames Franco's father Doug Franco died suddenly last week at age 63.

Franco's mother, Betsy -- a writer and actress -- confirmed on Twitter:

    "It is true that my sweet, generous husband passed away. He gave so much to his three sons and me, and to many other people, too."

A cause of death is not yet known.

Doug, a businessman, attended the Oscars this year to watch James' hosting gig.

He is also survived by James' brothers, Dave, an actor, and Tom, an artist.

James Franco Ditches Broadway, Shoots Soap Opera

Aug 31, 2011 11:15 AM


James Franco seems to be having a bloody good time on the set of General Hospital.

The esteemed actor, posing alongside GH regular Steve Burton, seems to have been the victim of a violent shooting.

Franco, who will be playing a psychotic artist on soap, will make his return to daytime television on September 20.

Not sure about you, but even with Franco looking a bit bloody in this photo, we think he still manages to look oh-so-sexy!

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James Franco Admits To Making A Sex Tape

Aug 10, 2011 10:35 AM

James Franco appeared on Conan last night to promote surprise hit Planet of the Apes, and he revealed that he once made a sex tape!

How refreshing -- a celeb who's not ashamed! Funnily enough, Franco is so weird when it comes to everything else, that the way he talks about making the tape seems normal! Said Franco:

    "My girlfriend and I decided to film ourselves. Watched it back and said, 'Yeah, well -- let's never watch that again.'"

Refreshingly humble! We bet you looked good, James!

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