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Kim Kardashian Laughs At Herself Over Bound Video

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Kim Kardashian is laughing at herself — who knew this was possible? She thought James Franco and Seth Rogen‘s Bound2 video parody was funny. Now let’s see if Kanye laughs along. If he does, the world will explode. The original video, featuring a topless Kim K bouncing on Kanye’s lap as he’s riding a motorcycle was so bad, it begged for parody, and Mr. Franco and Mr. Rogen delivered like Dominos.

She tweeted,

You nailed it!!! Sooo funny! RT @Sethrogen: #Bound3 http://youtube.com/watch?v=Y3TTiHRrEBE ….  Enjoy!!!!!!

With a link to the video.

Smart move on her part. Very smart.

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Which video do you prefer?

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James Franco and Seth Rogen Remade Kanye’s ‘Bound 2′ Video and It’s Hilarious/Terrifying

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James Franco and Seth Rogen are currently working together again on The Interview, and while they were there, I guess they decided it would be pretty hilarious to recreate Kanye West‘s video for ‘Bound 2′, which we all know was a trifling ass expression of… whatever. They really went for it in their version – it’s a shot for shot remake with the guys taking on Kim Kardashian and Kanye’s weird motorcycle sex and everything. It’s hilarious, and I’d venture to say 300x better than the original… even if Seth Rogen and his hair back does make me want to vomit in my mouth a bit.

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Is Chris O’Dowd Joining James Franco in ‘Of Mice and Men’ on Broadway?

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This is a bit weird, I’ll admit: James Franco has already signed up to star in Of Mice and Men on Broadway, and now apparently Chris O’Dowd is going to star right along side him. What strange casting for what’s already a really strange story. James will be playing George Milton, which means Chris will most likely be playing Lennie, who is mentally handicapped with way too much strength and a penchant for soft things (which makes him squeeze a mouse to death by petting it too much).

From The New York Times:

The Oscar-nominated actor James Franco (“127 Hours”) is set to make his Broadway debut this spring as George in a revival of John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men,” possibly opposite Chris O’Dowd (“Bridesmaids,” “Girls”) as Lennie, a person directly involved with the production said on Thursday. The 1937 play, like the classic novella by Steinbeck, depicts the friendship of the big-dreaming George and the mentally limited Lennie, migrant field workers in California during the Great Depression.

Mr. Franco, who is known for juggling multiple projects as an actor, director, and writer, has starred in blockbusters (the “Spider-Man” movies opposite Tobey Maguire) and indie movies like “Milk” and “Spring Breakers.” While he has signed on to the “Mice and Men” revival, Mr. O’Dowd is still in negotiations to play Lennie, according to the person involved with the show, who disclosed information on condition of anonymity because the producer, David Binder, has not authorized an official announcement. The play would be Mr. O’Dowd’s Broadway debut as well.

Well, whatever. I dig Chris O’Dowd, but I don’t understand the choice to revive this show when they could bring back, like, West Side Story or something.

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James Franco Posts His Own Incriminating Paparazzi Photos

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James Franco is going through one of his “silly” artsy phases again. He’s been staging his own paparazzi photos, writing over them Perez style, and uploading them to instagram. They’re admittedly pretty funny, like his latest (above) that suggests he’s seeing a dude. The caption with it is,

#jamesfrancotv #page6 #newyorkpost #newyorkobserver #hungergames #liamhelmsworth #justjared #pereshilton #mileycyrus #newyorktimes IS THAT JAMES AND LIAM!!!!!!!!???????

So yeah, this is basically what James Franco has been up to. Some Warholian project that comes a lot closer than Gaga‘s Warholian exploration of fame that she’s been trying to do with Artpop. And it’s funnier than the jokes he made at his Roast!

What do you think? Funny or obnoxious?

Rest of the pics are below.

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James Franco Makes Controversial Rape Joke

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James Franco was roasted on Comedy Central by his famous comedian friends. I didn’t watch it because I value my time. Everyone got some good shots in at James Franco’s pretentiousness and failure as an Oscar host. Mr. Franco ended the evening with a rape joke directed at pal Seth Rogen that has some people steamed. Here’s what he said (via Salon):

Seth was really hilarious tonight. But the jokes suggesting that I was gay … coming from you, Seth, really hurts because it reminds of the time on the set of ‘Pineapple Express’ when Seth Rogen tried to rape me. [Rogen laughs, then shakes his head, gesturing discomfort] Forced his way into my dressing room, blew pot smoke into my mouth, [Franco laughs] pinned me beneath his sweaty, heaving, schlubby body. Luckily, he was distracted by the sound of an ice cream truck outside and I managed to break free. But Seth, the incident did inspire my latest painting, entitled, “Seth Rogen is a Gay Stoner Rapist.”

What do you think? Did he go too far?

Best And Worst Celebrity Looks Of The Week — End of August

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What a week it’s been. We came off of She Who Must Not Be Named and all other kinds of hot mess outfits at the VMAs and ended with Daniel Radcliffe doing this (above). A lot going on. Here are the best, worst, and WTF celebrity looks of the week — end of August.

Click to find out my best, worst, and WTF picks!

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The 25 Hottest Actors of 2013

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Never mind that it’s only August. Zimbio polled their readers and came up with the hottest 25 actors of 2013. Here’s who they are. Where do you stand? Do you agree or disagree? Number one was surprising to me, in the, “let pause and think, ‘…really?’” way. And can you guess who made the top 10 that also made the top 10 in the Ugliest Men list?

25. Alexander Skarsgard
24. Zac Efron
23. Chris Evans
22. Paul Walker
21. James Franco
20. Ben Affleck
19. Robert Downey Jr.
18. Leonardo DiCaprio
17. Jake Gyllenhaal
16. Liam Hemsworth
15. Ian Somerhalder
14. Orlando Bloom
13. George Clooney
12. Henry Cavill
11. Gerard Butler
10. Channing Tatum
9. Brad Pitt
8. Chris Hemsworth
7. Josh Duhamel
6. Johnny Depp
5. Bradley Cooper
4. Hugh Jackman
3. Ryan Reynolds
2. Ryan Gosling
1. Chris Pine