James Franco Admits to Hitting on Underage Girl Via Instagram

'At the end of the day, I used bad judgement'

James Franco admits to chatting up 17-year-old girl via Instagram: 'I used bad judgment' (New York Daily News)

James Franco has addressed the scandal surrounding his attempt to pick up a teenage girl via Instagram.

"I'm embarrassed," the 35-year-old actor said on 'Live! With Kelly and Michael' Friday morning. "I was feeling awkward — I didn't want to come on the show and just feel awkward."

"I guess I'm just a model of how social media is tricky," he continued to the hosts.

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