A public dialog with James Franco has been canceled days after the Golden Globe winner was accused of sexual misconduct.
The TimesTalk occasion was set for Wednesday on the Kaufman Music Middle as a dialog with Franco, brother Dave and a New York Occasions reporter about “The Catastrophe Artist.”
The occasion was canceled Tuesday with no clarification, however the choice got here simply days after a number of ladies accused him of inappropriate habits.
Actress Violet Paley claimed the actor as soon as sexually assaulted her and tried to lure her 17-year-old pal to his lodge room.
“Cute #TimesUp pin James Franco. Keep in mind the time you pushed my head down in a automobile in the direction of your uncovered penis & that different time you informed my pal to come back to your lodge when she was 17? After you had already been caught doing that to a unique 17 12 months outdated?” she wrote on Twitter.
Stars accused of sexual harassment and assault
Sarah Tither-Kaplan, who was as soon as a pupil of Franco’s at his appearing college, claimed that the actor exploited her by asking her to strip down on set for less than $100 per day after she signed a “obscure and basic at finest” contract.
“Breakfast Membership” star Ally Sheedy additionally query why Franco was “allowed in” the Golden Globes, the place an emphasis was positioned on the #MeToo motion and Time’s Up, a brand new initiative launched by greater than 300 actress that goals to battle sexual harassment and assault within the office.
Reps for Franco haven’t responded to requests for remark.
A consultant for TimesTalk didn’t instantly return a request for remark.