Entertainment News Roundup: James Franco admits sleeping with college students, says he was sexually addicted; Pixar’s Jim Morris on Navigating the Intrigue of a Pandemic and More


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James Franco admits sleeping with college students, says he was sexually addicted

Oscar-nominated actor James Franco admitted to sleeping with students at a drama school he previously ran, saying he struggled with a sex addiction and worked hard to improve his performance. behavior in recent years. In clips from Jess Cagle’s podcast released on Wednesday, Franco, 43, said that while teaching he “slept with students, and it was wrong.” He said he didn’t start school to attract women for sex.

Pixar’s Jim Morris on navigating the pandemic plot

The final two years of the pandemic reflect a classic cinematic plot with elements of triumph over adversity as well as loss, grief, endurance, and hope. As the head of the Disney-owned studio that created cultural moments from “Toy Story” to “Monsters Inc.” among others, Pixar Animation Studios president Jim Morris spoke to Reuters about how the organization has adjusted to this time and kept its team together in times of fear and isolation.

K-pop star Suga tests positive for COVID-19 after BTS returns from US

Suga, songwriter and rapper for K-pop sensation BTS, tested positive for the coronavirus after returning from live concerts in the United States, the group’s management announced on Friday. Suga, 28, real name Min Yoon-gi, was confirmed to have contracted the virus on Friday during his self-quarantine when he returned home Thursday, according to Bit Hit Music.

Mahershala Ali gets noticed in “Swan Song”

Two-time Oscar winner Mahershala Ali has finally found the right project to debut as a lead actor in a feature film.

Ali, who won Academy Awards for his supporting roles in “Green Book” and “Moonlight,” stars in the new drama “Swan Song,” which began airing on Apple TV + on December 17.

Woman accuses “Sex and the City” actor Chris Noth of fumbling around

A New York musician on Thursday accused “Sex and the City” actor Chris Noth of groping her almost 20 years ago and threatening to ruin her career if she told anyone about their meeting. a. Singer-songwriter Lisa Gentile made the accusation following a December 16 Hollywood Reporter article that said two women, whose real names they did not disclose, accused Noth of sexual assault in 2004 and 2015.

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