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James Franco: Why I Am Co-Hosting The Oscars

James Franco: Why I Am Co-Hosting The Oscars

James Franco arrives at LAX airport wearing a festive hat on Thursday (November 2) in Los Angeles.

The 32-year-old actor talked to Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday about how he had to weigh the pros and cons to co-hosting the 2011 Academy Awards.

“It makes you insane,” James said about the Oscar buzz surrounding the movie 127 Hours. When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ executive director Bruce Davis told James that no one has hosted the Oscars and won an award on the same night, he felt that co-hosting would take the “pressure off.”

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  • Thai

    Question indeed: why is he hosting the Oscars?

  • ==

    LMAO at the hat!

  • Someone

    So cute!

  • Gillian Fisher

    He looks pale and ashen. Dark circles under his eyes.

    Dude: Get some sleep!

  • Sarah

    so what if he’s tired he’s still the hottest man ever!

  • Francofile

    Does anyone know where I can get one of those hats? I love it!

  • lina

    love him <3

  • Gretchen

    He is so hot!! looks adorable with the hat :)

  • Dasha

    He’s hot and i love the hat actually

  • izzyyy

    november 2?

  • jensenLUVER tanya

    gosh i luv this guy!!! so cute wit da hat!! im really surprised he took da co-host job…..gues i hav 2 watch da oscars now!!!

  • Cameltoe

    Please, he’s a douchebag with a bigger ego than he should have.

  • Cameltoe

    Please, he’s a douchebag with a bigger ego than he should have.

  • http://twitter.com/inisarah_ Sarah.nl

    He looks tired. Completely understandable though.. dude is so busy. By the way, what’s that on his thumb? =P

  • http://www.facebook.com Candy Sheen

    i love his hat!