According to a new report, Busy Philipps claims James Franco bullied her back in 1999 while on the set of ‘Freaks and Geeks.’ The report also says the woman will be revealing a lot more details about what she went through in her upcoming autobiography.
Radar Online reports that James Franco pushed Busy to the ground at the time and the information seems to be from her upcoming memoir titled This Will Only Hurt a Little.
Not only that, but the book reveals there were multiple men who mistreated her during her two decades long career in Hollywood.
The outlet reports that Busy Philipps says James Franco was a ‘f**king bully’ on set and in a fit of anger, he went as far as to push her to the ground once.
Apparently, it happened as they were shooting a particular scene that required her to gently hit him in the chest while saying her line.
That is when Franco allegedly lost it and attacked her for real.
‘He grabbed both of my arms and then screamed in my face, ‘DON’T EVER TOUCH ME EVER AGAIN!’ And he threw me to the ground. Flat on my back. Wind knocked out of me,’ Busy writes in her tell all.
To make matters more convincing, it has to be noted that Radar Online is not the only site reporting this as a rep for Philipps has actually talked to HollywoodLife and confirmed the quote is an actual passage from her book.
According to Busy, after the violent outburst, James stormed off the set as the crew hurried to help her up.
Everyone was really shaken up by his reaction.
The next day he apologized but only because the producers and director forced him to do it.
In the end, no disciplinary action was taken against Franco.