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James Franco on Hitting On an Underage Girl Over Instagram

James Franco Addresses His "Embarrassing" Flirtation With an Underage Girl

James Franco finally addressed those rumors about him hitting on a 17-year-old girl over Instagram when he made an appearance on Live With Kelly and Michael on Friday. "I'm embarrassed and I guess I'm just a model of how social media is tricky," James said when asked about the incident that went viral this week. "You just don't know who is on the other end," he continued. "I used bad judgment and I learned my lesson." Earlier this week, James hinted at the incident when a fan sent him a meme of himself, reading, "Why are you so thirsty for underage ones?" James responded, "I'm not! I hope parents keep their teens away from me. Thank you." However, he later deleted his response off his Instagram account.

In case you are just catching up, James was accused of hitting on a 17-year-old girl over Instagram when someone uploaded screenshots of their conversations onto Imgur, a popular photo-sharing site. The two met after the Scottish teen snapped photos with James outside of his Broadway play, Of Mice and Men, and tagged him in the pictures when she uploaded them to Instagram. James then contacted her and asked her where she was staying and if he should "get a hotel room." The two never met up, but many felt that James's interaction with the girl was inappropriate, given her age.

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James Franco Addresses His "Embarrassing" Flirtation With an Underage Girl  originally posted on POPSUGAR Celebrity News
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sfrances0237 sfrances0237 3 years

17 is not underage in NY. I really don't think it is anyone's business but his, the girl's and her parents. Too bad so many people have to get into others business.

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