Franco: Yep, I Tried to Pick Up on Teen Using Instagram
Says he's 'embarrassed' about it
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 4, 2014 12:40 PM CDT
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(Newser) – James Franco went on LIVE with Kelly and Michael today and admitted it: Yes, he did indeed try to pick up on a 17-year-old tourist using Instagram. "I'm embarrassed," he admitted. "I guess I'm just a model of how social media is tricky. It's a way people meet each other today, but what I've learned, I guess just because I'm new to it, it's like, you don't know who's on the other end. You meet somebody in person and you get a feel for 'em, but you don't know who you're talking to, and so ... I used bad judgment and I learned my lesson." Click for more on the awkward incident.

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Apr 5, 2014 6:55 PM CDT
He figured out he could not deny it so he had to admit it. The fact he thought it wasn't wrong means he should face the consequences. Too bad he has money or he'd be in jail.
Apr 5, 2014 1:29 AM CDT
Shall we shag now, or shag later?
Apr 4, 2014 10:08 PM CDT
I love it. He admits it and blatantly and everyone's like, "awww it happens to the best of us." ha ha ha Either this guy is a diabolical scoundrel or an idiot savant the likes of Peter Griffin. He should be in congress by 2016.