Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Afraid of “127 Hours”? James Franco’s Grandma Says You’re a “A Bunch of Pussies”


Mitzie Verne, James Franco‘s grandmother, and owner of the famed Verne Art Gallery in Cleveland, Ohio, has a Christmas greeting for us.

She and her grandson made this video on Friday, and here’s the link.

It’s very cute. Basically, Mitzi says the people who are afraid to go to “127 Hours” are “a bunch of pussies.”

She’s right. Man up, everyone.

And yes, James Franco is Jewish. (Mother’s side; Dad is Portugese.) Ho ho ho.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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