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Dave Franco: I Wrote Pretentious Poetry in High School

Dave Franco: I Wrote Pretentious Poetry in High School

Dave Franco suits up for GQ‘s “Style Bible” issue, which he, Drake, and John Slattery cover.

Here’s what the 26-year-old star of 21 Jump Street had to share:

On his knack for d-baggery: “Oh man, I’ve stopped trying to analyze it, because it makes me upset. Once I was complaining about it to someone, and they said, ‘It’s because you have an a–hole face.’ I was like, ‘Um, thank you. Thank you very much.’”

On his first theater class: [There were] “all these people screaming and crying and hitting each other. I remember thinking ‘F— this,’ but I stuck it out, and in a cheesy way I think it was good for me. It opened me up a bit.”

On dabbling in poetry during high school: “My God, it was really pretentious s—. I would write a poem out in the most simple terms, and then I would go through the thesaurus and find these elite replacements for them.”

For more from Dave, visit GQ.com!

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16 Comments

# 1
[~Fug Face Man!ston~] @ 03/16/2012 at 12:25 pm

.LMAO `i’m starting to like him now.

# 2

I think he’s hotter than his brother.

# 3

Hot just like his brother

# 4
cococabana @ 03/16/2012 at 1:05 pm

Dave…James…what I would do to them uughh yes <3

# 5

He’s too short and why is he on cover of GQ?

# 6

Theres no lie, he very good looking.

# 7

Cute but he ain’t no Matt Bomer or Ryan Gossling!

# 8

I prefer his brother he’s way hotter and a good actor

# 9

The good looking Franco

Sooo hot!! <3

Him & his brother are so yummy!!

He’s hotter than his brother.

Too bad they’re so short.

@Sayer: How tall are they?

WAY hotter than his pale, tired looking brother.

BOTH Franco’s are gorgeous.

hot!! just like his bro

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