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James Franco Posts Nude Selfie, Quickly Deletes It

BmmjFv7IcAAP_9aWe already know that James Franco never sleeps (except in the middle of a tedious university course), but now he’s trying to keep everyone up at night by posting incredibly revealing photos on Instagram. The actor, currently starring in the Broadway revival of Of Mice and Men, not to mention a gazillion other artsy projects, was apparently feeling randy and exhibition-y late tonight so he let everyone know he’s not a fan of waxing (hooray!) and snapped a selfie with his white beige boxer-briefs strategically lowered to the base of … his pubic region, with his right hand discreetly covering his unmentionables. Fortunately for everyone, the folks at Jezebel were on late night Franco patrol and made a screen grab of the Playgirl-friendly pic. The photo was quickly removed from the actor’s Instagram account and it’s unknown whether Franco had second thoughts about revealing so much or if Instagram deleted it. Whatever the reason, God bless Franco and Jezebel.

By:          EDITORS
On:           May 2, 2014
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    • redcarpet

      Should have just left it up, he should have known everything he posts is instantly seen and copied.

      I wonder why he looks so sweaty and/or greasy? Not that I wouldn’t still fuck him.

      May 2, 2014 at 2:16 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ingyaom

      Selfie Rule #1: Look at the camera (in the mirror).

      May 2, 2014 at 2:22 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

      Some people look better fully clothed

      May 2, 2014 at 2:29 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Maximilian

      Okay I love him for doing all this but he can look so much better.

      May 2, 2014 at 2:59 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • OrchidIslander

      I would have no problem hitting that. None whatsoever.

      May 2, 2014 at 3:28 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • toberlin


      May 2, 2014 at 5:36 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam

      Let’s see, late at night, looking a bit rough, sweaty, and doing some things a bit daring/foolish. Sounds like somebody was on something.

      May 2, 2014 at 6:47 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ap1981

      He posted it to Facebook as well. The caption was something about jump rope / post workout.

      May 2, 2014 at 8:00 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Billy Budd

      I love him, but I prefer when he shaves his beard.

      May 2, 2014 at 8:37 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Snapper59

      Yeah, he’s on Broadway and was snubbed for a Tony which is shocking because I thought those types just love “randy and exhibition-y”. Not.

      May 2, 2014 at 9:03 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Snapper59

      Tony nomination, that is.

      May 2, 2014 at 9:04 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • barkomatic

      He’s a hot man, but I wouldn’t classify this as a “nude” pic since he has a hand over his junk. This is pretty tame by today’s standards. At this point, James Franco could post a full frontal and it wouldn’t hurt his image one bit.

      May 2, 2014 at 10:53 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • toberlin

      barcomatic:smirk…this man really needs some “Instagram for Dummies”support

      May 2, 2014 at 2:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Aromaeus

      Please love yourself. He looks washed the eff up.

      May 2, 2014 at 3:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • toberlin

      I really like how he looks including his “hot pants”.Just have to smirk about the Instagramproblems he always seem to have…

      May 2, 2014 at 3:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • mz.sam

      Great actor but WAAY over-exposed for trying too hard(?)…NEXT!

      May 2, 2014 at 4:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • vive

      Good to know even a guy as hot as Franco can look like warmed-over crap in a selfie. Makes us all feel a bit better about ourselves.

      May 2, 2014 at 4:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • thejf

      I long for the days we just said “photo” or “picture” and not ‘selfie’.

      James isn’t attractive anymore (inside and out). About 7 years ago this would have been exciting.

      May 2, 2014 at 5:53 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DK

      Franco is a the biggest troll ever.

      May 2, 2014 at 5:58 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • lkeels

      Someone needs to learn the definition of “nude”….there is NOTHING nude about this photo.

      May 2, 2014 at 9:37 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Daveliam


      Exactly. The Queerty writing staff continues to use the word “nude” to generate page hits. Lame.

      May 2, 2014 at 11:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • pattygale

      Hate to say it cause I know he’s greatly admired and lusted after, but he’s looking a little haggard and unsexy. As always, just keepin’ it real, at least from my point of view.

      May 3, 2014 at 12:12 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • misterhollywood

      His brother Dave likely takes a nice selfie. Google his bro and you will be amazed:)

      May 3, 2014 at 3:01 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Tackle

      Judging by that picture there, if he were not a famous actor, with a past legacy of being a heartthrob, I don’t think too many people would pay attention to him.

      May 3, 2014 at 11:09 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Stache99

      @thejf: Well, allot us think the opposite. He’s hot.

      May 3, 2014 at 2:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JD13

      This is the dumbest headline ever. You can’t say someone is “nude” when they are still wearing clothes.

      May 3, 2014 at 10:05 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • WuzUpYall

      James Franco is gross.

      May 5, 2014 at 3:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Captain Obvious


      Is James Franco a carb?

      May 5, 2014 at 6:48 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • rcktetr

      I actually thought It was hott.

      Sep 26, 2014 at 12:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • rcktetr

      He looks sexi

      Oct 9, 2014 at 10:07 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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