James Franco Skips Critics' Choice Awards Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations


Franco won a similar award at the Golden Globes earlier in the week, where most women dressed in black to protest sexual harassment.

The Shape of Water earned top honors at the Critics' Choice Awards on Thursday.

The Isreali actor was presented with the prestigious award, which recognises women who push the boundaries in entertainment, for her performance in Wonder Woman. "My promise to you is: I will never be silenced".

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When James Franco's name was read out as the victor of Best Actor in a Comedy for "The Disaster Artist" at last night's Critics' Choice Awards, he wasn't there to accept.

Presenter Chris Hemsworth noted that women have had a stellar year at the box office.

At the Critics' Choice, best picture went to.The Shape of Water.

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Shortly after that win Ally Sheed, who is best known for her role as Allison Reynolds in "The Breakfast Club", wondered why the actor was even allowed at the Golden Globes this year considering the show seemed to be shutting out men who misused their power.

"I love being an actor", said the 50-year-old Oscar victor.

On TV, Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale picked up Best Drama and Best Actress for star Elizabeth Moss, while Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel won Best Comedy and Best Actress for its star Rachel Brosnahan. "In the past weeks and months we've been witnessing a movement in our industry and society", she said, "and I want to share this award with all the women and men who stand for what's right".

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"So if I have to take a knock because I'm not going to try and actively refute things, then I will, because I believe in it that much", he added. "She takes action when everyone around her is idle", she said.

"James Franco just won".

"What he said was, 'I will not approve Christopher Plummer unless you pay me.' And that's how he (expletive) them", a source told USA Today. "They helped us get the word out so quickly".

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