Top Stories

James Franco Admits to Trying to Pick Up 17-Year-Old Girl on Instagram: 'I'm Embarrassed'

James Franco Admits to Trying to Pick Up 17-Year-Old Girl on Instagram: 'I'm Embarrassed'

James Franco appeared on Live! with Kelly & Michael early Friday morning (April 4), where he admitted he did in fact try and pick up a young teen girl on Instagram.

“I’m embarrassed and I guess I’m just a model of how social media is tricky. You just don’t know who is on the other end,” the 35-year-old actor, who is currently on Broadway in Of Mice & Men, said on the show. “I used bad judgment and I learned my lesson.”

“I was feeling awkward — I didn’t want to come on the show and just feel awkward,” James added. “I’m embarrassed.”

News broke yesterday that James had tried to pick up the Scottish teen named Lucy Clode via the social media site. James responded to the whole incident on his Twitter, saying “I HOPE PARENTS KEEP THEIR TEENS AWAY FROM ME. Thank you”

Like Just Jared on Facebook
james franco admits to trying to pick up teen girl 01

JJ Links Around The Web

Getty
  • Tamera Mowry gives birth to her second child - US Weekly
  • Chris Brown files paternity papers against his daughter's mother - TMZ
  • Jennifer Garner did not catch Ben Affleck cheating with Jennifer Lopez - Gossip Cop
  • Melissa Benoist and Blake Jenner are still going strong - Just Jared Jr
  • Is NeNe Leakes getting a new TV show? - Radar
  • Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton never talked about their sex tapes - Huffington Post
  • Mariah Carey continues to pack on the PDA with her new boyfriend - Lainey Gossip
  • Magic Mike XXL is set to make a big debut at the box office - The Hollywood Reporter
A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here