James Franco Birthday: Actor’s Best Selfies (PHOTOS)
James Franco turns 38 on Tuesday, and to celebrate his birthday, Gossip Cop takes a look back at the actor’s best selfies. Check out the photo gallery below!
Franco has accomplished a lot in his short 38 years, including acting, directing, writing, singing, becoming a college professor, and mastering the art of the selfie. Franco’s favorite selfies include shots of himself in bed, posing shirtless, and hanging out with fellow celebrity friends.
The actor spoke in the past to New York magazine about how he approaches Instagram. “In the film world, there’s the old saying, ‘One for you, one for them.’ That if you do something that’s commercially successful, it’ll afford you more space for your artistic endeavors,” he explained. “[On] Instagram, I know what people like. With me, they want to see my face. That’s what teenage girls want.”
In 2014, he scoffed at being labeled the “king” of selfies during a chat with Mashable. “I wouldn’t call myself a selfie king,” he said. “[Selfies] are what people respond to these days. It’s one thing I can put out that every paparazzi may want — if they could sneak up to my bedroom window and take a picture, they probably would — but this way, I can do it myself.” In honor of his 38th birthday, check out several of James Franco’s best selfies.