Dave Franco: “Zac Efron Broke His Hand On My Balls”

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Dave Franco offered his own theory about a Zac Efron injury, and talked about his brother James’ odd behavior in an interview with The Daily Beast.

Even though, by all accounts, Efron broke his hand on a mantel on the set of Neighbors, Franco has some other ideas.

“Well… he can claim it was on a mantel, but I’m 98 percent sure it was upon impact of my balls,” joked Franco.

He explained, “It was a typical stand-off where we’re holding on to each other’s balls and we were wearing cups over our junk, and I really do think that he came in hard and literally fractured his hand. So, regardless of what happens in my career from here on out, I can always fall back on the fact that Zac Efron broke his hand on my balls.”

Franco also mentioned that he didn’t realize Efron was struggling with addiction during filming.

“I don’t think anyone was completely aware of what was going on. It was such a fun group of guys that everyone was hanging out and partying to a certain extent off-set, but there was nothing overtly weird that anyone saw that gave us any indication that there was anything extra going on,” he said.

As for his brother’s recent odd Internet behavior, Franco says, “I know better than to tell him what to do with regard to anything at this point.”

He added, “I’m not the one to tell him to stop posting naked pictures of himself on Instagram — not that I’m necessarily rushing to check these pictures out — but he can do what he wants.”

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