James Franco on Asking Out Teen Girl: 'I Used Bad Judgment'

The actor says he's "embarrassed" by reports he tried to pick up a 17-year-old on Instagram.
3:00 | 04/04/14

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Transcript for James Franco on Asking Out Teen Girl: 'I Used Bad Judgment'
Did he or didn't he apparently. James Franco did in fact try to pick up a seventeen year old girl. Sort of the 35 year old actor met the girl a -- tourist from Scotland. Outside the New York City theater where he's appearing in. Of mice and -- now the two started talking and mr. Graham and that is where Franco -- name age if she and boyfriend. -- today on live with Kelly and Michael Franco talked about it for the first time about the incident and apologized. -- -- -- -- -- I guess I'm just a model of you know how. Social media is tricky and so it's a way people. Meet each other today. But what I've learned I guess is 'cause I'm usually it's like you don't know who's on the other hand you need somebody person in new you know -- He get a feel from the you don't know who you're talking to -- now. You know so I -- bad judgment in it. I learned my lesson ironically. Franco has a new movie in which his character romances. An underage girl.

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