Busy Philipps Details Physical Assault by James Franco on the Set of Freaks and Geeks

POPSUGAR Celebrity | 10/9/2018 | Perri Konecky
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Busy Philipps is speaking out. In her new memoir, This Will Only Hurt a Little, the 39-year-old actress reveals that her Freaks and Geeks costar James Franco physically assaulted her on the set of the show, which ran from 1999-2000. In an excerpt received by The Hollywood Reporter, Busy calls James a "f*cking bully" who "threw" her to the ground after being riled up from a scripted scene.

The scene included a tense moment where Busy's character lightly nudges James's character in the chest, to which he reacted angrily. "He grabbed both my arms and screamed in my face, 'DON'T EVER TOUCH ME AGAIN!'" Busy explains in her book. "And he threw me to the ground. Flat on my back. Wind knocked out of me."

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She recently told the publication about her relationship with James. "It wasn't even outrageous," Busy shared. "At the time, 19 and with my first professional acting job, I was...
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