Ashley Judd Says James Franco's Response to Sexual Harassment Allegations was 'Terrific'

James Franco Skips Award Ceremony After Sexual Misconduct Accusations

Times Up is an organization that provides subsidized legal defense for women who are victims of sexual assault or harassment, as well as being a nation-wide movement aimed at holding those who commit such acts responsible.

However, Tither-Kaplan revealed she found it galling to see Franco support the campaign, as she has accused the 39-year-old actor of abusing his power as the head of Studio 4, the comedy and improv school that he abruptly closed in October last year.

Franco, asked about the tweets by Stephen Colbert on Tuesday, denied any wrongdoing, and said claims of misconduct "are not accurate". I have to do that to maintain my well-being. The things that I heard that were on Twitter are not accurate.

In response to criticism that he wore a Time's Up pin to the Golden Globes, where he also won an award for "The Disaster Artist", Franco told Meyers, "There are people - women and others - who have not been a part of this conversation, and I truly believe, and why I was wearing the pin, is that they need to be a part of this conversation, and so I support that". "I personally checked on all the actresses constantly to make sure they were ok and comfortable".

If I have done something wrong, I will fix it - I have to. The lawyer, Michael Plonsker, didn't immediately respond to HuffPost's request for comment. A longtime friend of "The Disaster Artist" actor told E!

"I was talking to him, all of a sudden his penis was out". I have no idea what I did to Ally Sheedy. To extricate herself from the situation, she told Franco she spotted someone near the vehicle. Together they detailed a picture of Franco attempting to coerce them into performing sexually explicit scenes.

She said: "I felt like I was selected for something based on my hard work and my merit, and when I realised it was because I have nice [breasts], it was pretty clear that was not the case".

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The women described feeling exploited and said they had been afraid to speak out because of Franco's influence in Hollywood.

"I was so excited to win, but being in the room that night was powerful".

On Wednesday, Franco was asked about the allegations during an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers. He added that he wouldn't "actively refute" the women's claims because "this is a conversation that obviously needs to be had".

He said if he has to "take a knock" then so be it.

In an email to HuffPost on Thursday, Paley said the LA Times article didn't include all of Franco's actions toward her.

Hilary Dusome - who attended one of Franco's classes in 2012 - was chosen alongside a number of other actresses who appeared in what she thought was one of Franco's "art films".

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