Seth Rogen a dit he “does not intend” to work again with James Franco, following Sexual misconduct allegations made against her former co-star and collaborator, explaining that the “dynamics” of their relationship have “changed”.
Rogen and Franco have already worked together on projects, including Pineapple Express, This is the end and The disaster artist.
After actors Sarah Tither-Kaplan and Toni Gaal filed a complaint in 2019, claiming Franco bullied theater school students exploiter sexual situations, an agreement was reached in February this year – under which Tither-Kaplan and Gaal agreed to drop their claims.
Following the deal, Rogen came out and said he didn’t plan to work with Franco anytime soon.
Talk to Sunday Times Cultural Magazine, he said: “What I can say is that I despise abuse and harassment and would never cover up or hide the actions of someone who does, nor knowingly put someone in a position where they are. found with someone like that.«
Rogen said the allegations against Franco affected their friendship, adding: “I think back to that interview in 2018 where I said I would continue to work with James, and the truth is I didn’t and don’t plan on doing it right now. “
He explained that the decision not to work with Franco was “no coincidence,” saying: “I can say it, uh, you know, it changed a lot of things in our relationship and our dynamic. “
Rogen spoke to the outlet while promoting his new memoir, Phone book, published May 11.
He said one of the first people to read a first draft of the book was his own mother – who wasn’t too thrilled with her long passages about how much he loved to take drugs.
Rogen continued, “And that was really, really helpful, because when I sat down and thought about it, I realized there was a good reason I felt compelled to talk about it. . “
In an interview with The New York Times, which was published on 4/20, Seth and his father Mark Rogen discussed the usefulness of the drug.
Mark said: “We put him on a strict diet which helped him keep his balance, but it wasn’t 100 percent. The marijuana finally allowed his cells to relax. “