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James Franco defends Shia LaBeouf

James Franco defends Shia LaBeouf

Feb 20 2014, 9:42am CST | by

James Franco hopes Shia LaBeouf doesn't ruin his career in his quest to show he is an "artist". The 'Spring Breakers' star believes the 27-year-old actor's recent antics - which have included a...

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James Franco defends Shia LaBeouf

Feb 20 2014, 9:42am CST | by

James Franco hopes Shia LaBeouf doesn't ruin his career in his quest to show he is an "artist".

The 'Spring Breakers' star believes the 27-year-old actor's recent antics - which have included a silent art installation called #IAMSORRY, donning a paper bag on his head for the German premiere of 'Nymphomaniac' and repeatedly insisting on twitter that he is no longer famous - are part of a bid for him to "reclaim his public persona".

He wrote in an essay for the New York Times newspaper: "This behavior could be a sign of many things, from a nervous breakdown to mere youthful recklessness.

"For Mr. LaBeouf's sake I hope it is nothing serious. Indeed I hope - and, yes, I know that this idea has pretentious or just plain ridiculous overtones - that his actions are intended as a piece of performance art, one in which a young man in a very public profession tries to reclaim his public persona...

"I think Mr. LaBeouf's project, if it is a project, is a worthy one. I just hope that he is careful not to use up all the good will he has gained as an actor in order to show us that he is an artist."

Franco - who also compared Shia's actions with those of Marlon Brando and Joaquin Phoenix - said he understood what the 'Transformers' star was trying to do because he himself has done his best to change ideas of what people expect from Hollywood stars.

He wrote: "At times I have felt the need to dissociate myself from my work and public image. In 2009, when I joined the soap opera 'General Hospital' at the same time as I was working on films that would receive Oscar nominations and other critical acclaim, my decision was in part an effort to jar expectations of what a film actor does and to undermine the tacit -- or not so tacit -- hierarchy of entertainment."

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Leighton Meester attends fragrance launch in Tokyo

Sep 25 2014 6:20pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

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James Franco Just Crossed the Line From Jackassery Into Cruelty

Sep 23 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: FishWrapper

At this point in time, we're all sadly familiar with James Franco's special brand of pretentiousness and obnoxiousness, so theoretically, it shouldn't hurt us too much that he's releasing a brand new book this week called "Hollywood Dreaming:… ...
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James Franco Shares Poem About NOT Having Sex With Lindsay Lohan

Sep 23 2014 8:23am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

James Franco was one of the many names named on the Lindsay Lohan sex list that leaked back in March. No one was surprised by the confirmation that Linds had banged a lot of dudes, but James was apparently very surprised to find his name on the list for the simple reason that Franco never slept with Lohan. At least that's what he claims, and we're inclined to believe him based on the fact that Lohan's had plenty o ...
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Liam Payne Responds to Fake Nude Photo Leak: I’m 100% Not Gay… Or Homophobic!

Sep 22 2014 8:24am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Good news, ladies: Liam Payne is not gay! In fact, according to the One Direction singer himself, Liam Payne is "100% not gay." The handsome artist took to Twitter over the weekend in response to a photo that surfaced of himself (naked!) in bed with another man, shooting down talk of its legitimacy with the following message: "Wow as if people think that weird photo going around is actual ...
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Jimmy Fallon Surprised By Shirtless Seth Rogen, James Franco For 40th Birthday on The Tonight Show (Stephanie Webber/Us Weekly)

Sep 20 2014 3:05pm CDT | Source: WeSmirch.com

Stephanie Webber / Us Weekly: Jimmy Fallon Surprised By Shirtless Seth Rogen, James Franco For 40th Birthday on The Tonight Show  —  They brought their birthday suits!  Jimmy Fallon was joined by pals Seth Rogen and James Franco to help celebrate his 40th birthday on The Tonight Show ...
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1 week ago

Shirtless Seth Rogen and James Franco Surprise Jimmy Fallon on His B'Day!

Sep 20 2014 2:39pm CDT | Source: Pop Sugar

The Tonight Show staff pulled out all the stops to give Jimmy Fallon a 40th birthday to remember on Friday. The hilarious celebration started right after Jimmy told the audience he was expecting a "special guest." He was admittedly confused when a giant birthday cake was revealed, only for a shirtless Seth Rogen to pop out with a sea of balloons. And that was just the warm up! It wasn't long until ...
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1 week ago

Jimmy Fallon Gets Surprise Birthday Visit From Seth Rogen, James Franco, and Stevie Wonder On Tonight Show (VIDEO)

Sep 19 2014 11:04pm CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

  (NBC) Jimmy Fallon celebrated his 40th birthday on “The Tonight Show” on Friday, and got a very special surprise Seth Rogen, James Franco, and Stevie Wonder. The talk show host knew he was in for a surprise, but had no idea what it was. Then Fallon began to laugh hysterically when a giant cake was brought on stage, and out of it popped out a shirtless (perhaps even nude) Rogen. That was not all. Then a shirtless (and perhap ...
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