Scarlett Johansson Cryptically Calls Out James Franco in Women's March Speech in LA

Updated On 22 Jan, 2018 Published On

A number of celebs stepped out in downtown LA on Saturday, January 20, at the Women's March 2018, marking the first anniversary of President Donald Trump. The Lucy actress Scarlett Johansson was one of the celebs to address the crowd of thousands at the event.

In her speech at the event, Scarlett Johansson reportedly pointed at James Franco as those who publicly claim to be allies of the Times Up movement but are alleged predators privately.

How could a person publicly stand by an organization that helps to provide support for victims of sexual assault, while privately preying on people who have no power?

Johansson, 33, said at the event.

Actress Scarlett Johansson at the Women's March 2018 in LA

Actress Scarlett Johansson at the Women's March 2018 in LA

Source: Entertainment Tonight

She also called out James for wearing a Time's Up pin to the Golden Globe Awards, less than a week the actor faced a blow of sexual misconduct allegations. Speaking to the Los Angels Women's March on Saturday, Johansson's representative confirmed to People that on he who she pointed was James.

Video: Scarlett Johansson delivers her speech at the Women's March 2018

And pointing at James's decision to put on a Time's Up pin at the Golden Globes, Johansson said,

I want my pin back, by the way.

James was accused of sexual misconduct by five women and has failed to address the issue after the promotional event of his movie, The Disaster Artist. In the event, he opened up as,


In light of the recent revelations regarding abuse of power, and sexual harassment, and the question of consent versus coercion, I find myself pensive, taking time, and digging deep to understand where we are, and how we got here.

My mind baffles.