Violet Paley is an entertainment lady who has come forward in accusing actor, James Franco of inappropriate sexual behavior.
The accusation comes after Franco took home the Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical prize at the Golden Globes on Sunday. Paley took to twitter to call out Franco’s hypocrisy after his Golden Globes attire included wearing a ‘timeisup’ pin and she also revealed her experiences with the actor.
She wrote: ‘Cute #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?’
Paley’ tweet about Franco has been liked thousands of times and she is one of at least two women to accuse Franco Publicly. Sarah Tither-Kaplan, who was once a student of Franco’s at his acting school, claims that Franco exploited her by asking her to strip down on set for only $100 per day after she signed a “vague and general at best” contract.
Paley, an actress, writer and director living in Los Angeles –later clarified she was in a consensual relationship with the actor/filmmaker, however the incident she described was against her will.
Violet is also a contributor for Playboy.com, her most recent work is an article about Lil Peep’s death titled “Lil Peep’s Fentanyl-Laced Death Brings Light to the Lesser Known Factor of the Heroin Epidemic”
According to her IMDb page, Paley has been involved in a few projects including, the 2014 film Pink Zone, she also appeared on the TV show Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll –which aired from 2015 until September 1, 2016.
Most recently she appeared on ‘Chipped’ which was released last May. Chipped tells the story of a teenage girl, who goes out one night with some of the “cooler kids” and is exposed to the reality of drugs and partying while trying to fit in.
According to a profile, the green-eyed blonde studied at the Upright Citizen Brigade. She also studied acting with Adrian Neal in 2005 and stand-up with Linda Smith in 2014. She was also trained by Evelyn Rudie at the Santa Monica Playhouse.
You can check out Violet Paley on Instagram here.