While walking the red carpet and while onstage accepting his Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical, James Franco was spotted wearing a Time鈥檚 Up lapel pin in solidarity with the women-led movement aiming to end gender inequality inside Hollywood and beyond.

While some, like Alexander Sk氓rsgard, have been called out for refusing to discuss gender-based violence at the awards, and Justin Timberlake is under the microscope for publicly supporting the movement even though he recently worked with accused child abuser Woody Allen, Franco鈥檚 donning of the pin is bringing old allegations to light.

Immediately after his win, actress Ally Sheedy tweeted, and then deleted, a few posts cryptically calling Franco out. 鈥淛ames Franco just won,鈥 she said. 鈥淧lease never ever ask me why I left the business.鈥

Sheedy starred off-Broadway in a Franco-directed production in 2014. Although she has yet to elaborate on what she meant, that year, Franco was busted having a questionable Instagram exchange with an underage teen.

Screencaps show the then-35-year-old actor trying to set up a secret hotel rendezvous with a then-17-year-old Scottish tourist named Lucy Clode. After the screenshots of his conversation with the teen leaked, Franco joked on Instagram, saying, 鈥淚 HOPE PARENTS KEEP THEIR TEENS AWAY FROM ME. Thank you鈥 (the post has been deleted from both his Instagram and Twitter feeds).

After the screenshots were released, Franco appeared on聽Live! With Kelly and Michael, excusing his behavior, saying, 鈥淚鈥檓 embarrassed, and I guess I鈥檓 just a model of how social media is tricky. It鈥檚 a way people meet each other today, but what I鈥檝e learned is you don鈥檛 know who鈥檚 on the other end. I used bad judgement and I learned my lesson.鈥

Clode isn鈥檛 the only teen who has accused the star of misconduct. Actress Violet Paley tweeted after the Pineapple Express star鈥檚 win Sunday, 鈥淐ute #TIMESUP pin James Franco. Remember the time you pushed my head down in a car towards your exposed penis & that other time you told my friend to come to your hotel when she was 17? After you had already been caught doing that to a different 17 year old?鈥

Franco tried to brush off allegations, blaming the teens he meets in an interview with satellite radio host Howard Stern, telling former shock-jock, 鈥17 is legal in New York, but that being said, it鈥檚 still pretty damn young. They make it out like I鈥檓 pursuing young women. I鈥檓 not going to high schools looking for dates. I鈥檓 leaving my work and they鈥檙e coming there. So, I鈥檓 seeing attractive women.鈥

With a changing tide in Hollywood, past allegations will continue to get new light, but how each star responds to these accusations will be the real test. For now, Franco has not commented on these resurfaced allegations.

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