Los Angeles, January 18: According to latest reports, James Franco will attend Screen Actors Guild Awards this Sunday, amid sexual harassment allegations against him.
The award ceremonies of Hollywood is shadowed with sexual harassment allegations and widespread protests this year. The latest to join the list of sexual offenders of Hollywood are James Franco and Aziz Ansari- incidentally, they both are nominated in almost all the upcoming award events.
The actor has side-stepped from the Critics Choice Awards which was held recently in the wake of mounting allegations and protests against him. According to reports, James Franco will attend the event, in-spite of the controversies and hatred around him.
The 39-year-old actor will be seen at a public event after being accused by multiple women of sexual harassment, including former acting students he taught.
A source said, “James will still attend the SAG Awards because there is no reason not to. He will carry on supporting the cause and moving forward”.
Franco was last seen during a pre-recorded appearance on Seth Meyers’ late show which aired on January 10.
The star is nominated in the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor category for his new movie ‘The Disaster Artist’.
He won the Best Actor in a Comedy for the role at The Golden Globes as well as at Critics` Choice Awards.