Actor James Franco says he really
doesn't care if people believe that he's gay.
The 34-year-old Franco has played gay
in films numerous times, including Milk and Howl. His
latest film, Interior. Leather Bar, premiered this week at
the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.
The film, which Franco produced with
director Travis Matthews, recreates deleted gay scenes from the 1980
film Cruising. In the film, Al Pacino plays a New York police
detective who goes undercover in the city's gay leather scene to
catch a serial killer.
In an interview with MTV
News, Franco said he's been accused of being gay since high
“In high school these girls got mad
at me and so they spread this rumor that I was having a gay
relationship with one of my closest friends,” Franco said. “And
they even made up a little dance they would do in the girl's locker
room about me being gay. I still don't know what the dance was.”
“It wasn't something that frightened
me,” he added. “Like if people think that, it's fine. I really