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Advertisers Not Too Keen On James Franco’s Kinky Gay Image

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I’ve lost three kind of advertising campaigns now because the companies say they don’t like my image, but I know that it’s directly related to the films that I put out at Sundance. So you could say that there’s still this kind of homophobia or prejudice against certain kinds of material in mainstream cinema.”

Beleaguered heterosexual queer filmmaker James Franco discusses the lack of truth in advertising with Gay.net.