James Franco Went All Mapplethorpe In Latest Revealing Selfie, Then Immediately Deleted It

xjames-franco-shirtless-on-instagram.jpg.pagespeed.ic.2p2Y1EwJp-How does that old expression go — another day, another revealing James Franco selfie that was deleted immediately after it was posted? Something like that, right? Anyway, it’s happened again. Everyone’s favorite actor writer university student provocateur has gone and posed semi-nude again (not that we’re complaining, mind you). Earlier today the Broadway thespian snapped a photo of himself shirtless and unzipped to the brink of modesty in front of a self-portrait of the late, great —and super controversial —queer artist Robert Mapplethorpe, captioned “SelfieMadness The Adderall Diaries.” Franco deleted it moments later and replaced it with a cropped photo of his head captioned “Too many selfies. Even for me.”

For the past couple of years, the multi-hyphenated one has been attached to star in a film bio about the late photographer, which would be the latest in his series of cinematic portraits of LGBT icons such as Sal Mineo, James Dean and Hart Crane. Keep up the great work, Jimbo.

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  • hotboyvb81

    you can tell he’s holding his breath- keeping the gut sucked in….again- trying too hard!

  • MrKev

    @hotboyvb81: I agree – this guy wore out his welcome long ago. He tries so hard to get any attention he can get and it’s really worn thin. So tired of him.

  • Ridpathos

    @MrKev: Speak for yourself. That belly is EXACTLY the way I like it. I didn’t like James Franco before because I felt he was too manicured. He’s redefining himself in a way that I like.

  • MrKev

    @Ridpathos: Ahh, I knew the dumb Franco stans would jump in to defend him eventually. So tired of gays who worship straight men and get the vapors when a straight man takes his shirt off, no matter how average looking he might be.

  • Tackle

    His behavior is beyond strange now. Absolutely nothing sexy about him in my opinion.

  • Billy Budd

    @MrKev: He is NOT straight.

  • DarkZephyr

    @MrKev: What’s a Franco Stan?

  • Austrian

    @hotboyvb81: Youre right, Im sure he is super fat and not hot and ripped like you, anonymous troll

  • mgmchicago

    Franco is a definite 8.
    Since I am only a 6, I find him hot as hell.

  • sportyguy1983

    He keeps proving what a total attention seeking douchebag he is

  • DickieJohnson

    Tired of this one also, and the endless coverage on Queerty. Cute, but enough of this.

  • buybioniconitunes

    he has not aged well AT ALL. I cant believe I used to find him attractive.

  • jckfmsincty

    Clearly, he has a substance abuse problem and, most likely, he is gay.

  • stevens7676

    …Fantasy is such a HEALTHY good thing. It is fun, simple, and easy. If your tired of looking (DO SO, a few of us are still smiling)

  • Mezaien

    Give me one night in bed with him and I`ll tell you if he gay, or not.

  • hrdryd2000

    he is becoming the male version of Amanda Bynes…whatever ya gotta do to stay in the news.

  • Aromaeus

    He’s so gross and no he hasn’t aged well.

  • hudson

    @mgmchicago: dude- in the right eyes, you may well be an 8 as well, or a 9……. i agree tho, cleaned up, he’s pretty sexy

  • gwydion

    I wish he’d just show us his dick and then we can all be disappointed that he is a normal person with an average dick and not some super-hung icon to fantasize about. I applaud him for his support of the community though but to keep teasing us with those nude selfies is getting tired.

  • WuzUpYall

    He looks pregnant

  • crowebobby

    @gwydion: It can be seen in the “playing naked basketball” film he made (though I don’t know where you can find it now) and it is a very pretty uncut average sized piece. If anyone has a link, please share.

  • Black Pegasus

    Even if he’s holding his stomach in, he still has the V-line by his waistline. Which you cannot fake. I find him still very [email protected]

  • babybabybaby

    Keep them cumming James…

  • DK

    @mgmchicago: Here in West Hollywood, Franco’s a 6.5 on a good day. There’s hotter guys every ten feet, and not the plastic ones either.

  • mgmchicago

    hmmm… kinda makes me want to move to West Hollywood
    ‘course, if Franco is a 6.5 in WeHo, then I would be a 4.5
    guess I better stay in Chi if I want to keep f***ing my hot guys

  • Ridpathos

    @DK: Examples?

  • Hillers

    It’d be totally unremarkable if he wasn’t famous. But, like, in all honesty, I wouldn’t kick him out of bed.

  • jonjct

    Here we go. He DOES have the Mapplethorpe vibe. But that photo of Robert is sacred and I hate that he is kinda dissing it right now. He COULD play Robert. He is dirty enough. But it better be the NY version of Robert’s life not the Cali version otherwise we could have McCauley Culkin play Robert. Nobody here knows who Robert is/was. That is interesting. Robert was my friend. His memory is sacred to me. I don’t want anyone to fu*k with it just to make money. Make a film that loses money and make it real and make it great. I love Robert. I cry for him even now. I think franco could do it.

  • jonjct

    but, Robert was emaciated, so the weight has to go.

  • stanhope

    @MrKev: straight? what straight man?

  • stanhope

    @jonjct: Macauley Culkin would be brilliant

  • hotshot70

    Ok, the sucking the gut in is obviously, but I stil lthink he’s cute. I’d do him (he’d have to bottom)

  • Danny

    Can someone post an article or study on the absurd commentary of this community. Many of you are so inhumanly judgemental. You all have some soul searching to do.

  • sejjo

    @ James Franco -I’m still waiting for the answer to my marriage proposal. Did you lose my number or what?

  • Tackle

    @Danny: Dude you need to chill. I find your post to be absurd. Do you realize that Queerty is an on-line
    news/gossip/entertainment source? And on each post/story, they encourage readers to post a comment. Good-bad-or indifferent. And would you feel the same way if everyone had nothing but wounderful, glowing things to say about James? Well that’s never going to happen. People have different tastes,different likes, as to what they find attractive, to annoying. No one here is asking James to jump off a bridge, take a 100 sleepng pills, or shoot himself in the head. When that happens, then I agree that some soul searching needs to be done.

  • jonjct

    does anyone here know who Robert is?

  • The7thDoctor

    @DarkZephyr: Marshall Mathers AKA “Eminem” (Ugh…) made a rap song about a psychotically obsessed fan named “Stan”. So, now, anybody who ‘likes’ someone (or presumably something) that someone else believes is crap, is called “Stan” (“Stans” and or “A Stan”).

    Here’s #7 in the list of definitions of “Stan” from the “Urban Dictionary”

    7. Stan
    A crazed and or obsessed fan. The term comes from the song Stan by eminem. The term Stan is used to describe a fan who goes to great lengths to obsess over a celebrity.
    Person 1: Dude these kids have been waiting outside the concert since 8 A:M even though no one was lined up…

    Person 2: What a bunch of Stans
    by I Chink Im Cool January 09, 2012

  • FnameLname

    There is nothing “fat” about James Franco except maybe his ego. He could gain ten pounds and still walk around with a shirt off.

  • alphacentauri

    Does this mean that he shoved a bullwhip up his gaping asshole like the bisexual Robert Mapplethorpe did?

  • scotshot

    @MrKev: Yet here you are to look at his picture & comment about him. I’d imagine you’d have something better to do than comment on someone you dislike. But it appears you don’t. hahaha

  • scotty

    cmon jimmy get out the bullwhip. i’ll take the first 1000 pics for free.

  • jimpatrick

    I think James is hot and sexy!!

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