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    James Franco Accused of Inappropriate Sexual Behavior

    Time’s up. Franco, fresh off winning a Golden Globe for The Disaster Artist, has been accused by five women of coercive or sexually exploitative behavior, including pushing female actors to perform nude scenes. One former student at Franco’s now-closed Studio 4 acting school said seeing him wear a Time’s Up pin on TV was “like a slap in my face.” Franco said the accusations, made via Twitter following the ceremony Sunday night, were not accurate. He didn’t attend the Critics’ Choice Awards last night, despite winning a best actor trophy.

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