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More claim sexual inappropriateness against James Franco

NEW YORK (AP) - Several women have made further claims of inappropriate sexual behavior against James Franco in a Los Angeles Times article .

Posted: Jan. 11, 2018 11:35 AM

NEW YORK (AP) - Several women have made further claims of inappropriate sexual behavior against James Franco in a Los Angeles Times article .

Two former student actresses described negative on-set experiences with the actor-filmmaker while being directed by him in the report published Thursday. Sarah Tither-Kaplan said in a nude orgy scene three years ago, he removed plastic guards covering the actresses' groins while simulating sex.

Former students spoke of an unprofessional culture at Franco's now-closed acting school Studio 4, where he taught a sex scenes class. Two women say Franco became angry shooting a strip club scene when no actresses, who were masked, would go topless. She says one topless scene filmed during class with Tither-Kaplan was posted online.

A lawyer and publicist for Franco didn't respond to queries Thursday. Franco's attorney, Michael Plonsker, disputed the allegations to the Times.

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