Yi also wrote she tried to break her contract and quit The Disaster Artist, which Rogen co-produced, because, she accused, Franco is a “sexual predator.” “White men saying it’s not their responsibility when holding Franco accountable,” she wrote in the post, “or when holding Seth Rogen and enablers accountable.”
When asked if he gave any consideration to the possibility that it’s true he enabled Franco, Rogen told the British newspaper, “What I can say is that I despise abuse and harassment and I would never cover or conceal the actions of someone doing it, or knowingly put someone in a situation where they were around someone like that.”
Still, he would do some things differently. “I do look back at a joke I made on Saturday Night Live in 2014 and I very much regret making that joke. It was a terrible joke, honestly,” he said. “And I also look back to that interview in 2018 where I comment that I would keep working with James, and the truth is that I have not and I do not plan to right now.”
Having worked together since Freaks and Geeks in 1999, as well as on notable films like This Is the End and Pineapple Express, the two forged a friendship that has also been impacted.
Source: E! Online (US) – Top Stories