James Franco Hits on Teen Girl to Promote Teacher/Student Film, ‘Palo Alto’

James Franco LucyIn what is very likely an elaborate and bizarre scheme to promote an upcoming movie starring Emma Roberts, James Franco seemingly attempted to meet up with an underage Scottish girl named Lucy on Instagram.

A number of websites wrote about the scandal after the 17-year-old posted their conversation (Franco asking questions like “Do you have a bf?” “When is your bday” and “What’s your #?) on Imgur.

The girl was either in on it too or wasn’t and he had simply counted on her tattling to the news.

Palto Alto, out May 9, is reportedly about a high school teacher who has an affair with a teen soccer player. Check out the trailer HEREContinue reading “James Franco Hits on Teen Girl to Promote Teacher/Student Film, ‘Palo Alto’”

Thousands of Facebook Users Fell For ‘Win $1M For Sharing This Post’ Powerball Trick

nolan-daniels-fake-ticketA man claiming to have just won $588 million in the lottery wrote that he would give $1 million to one lucky Facebook user who shared the post.

And share they did, over 707,000 times, not knowing that the man, Nolan Daniels, is a complete liar who couldn’t be bothered to photoshop the Powerball numbers in the right order.

One particularly eye-opening entry in the comment section was even worse than the hoax itself.

“Hey I shared and liked it! :) I heard rumors that the winner was black… but I much rather know it was you!” Alisa Willingham wrote.  Continue reading “Thousands of Facebook Users Fell For ‘Win $1M For Sharing This Post’ Powerball Trick”