James was already making headlines for his weird speech, which began with the actor denying Tommy Wiseau - the man he portrays in The Disaster Artist - a chance to speak after inviting him up on stage. He also invited the man he played in The Disaster Artist, The Room director Tommy Wiseau, to accept the award with him.
"James Franco just won", she tweeted later while watching the program. A tweet from earlier in the night also referenced a problem with Franco's presence.
Sheedy added: "Why is a man hosting?"
Watch James Franco in The Disaster Artist trailer. James and Ally have only worked together once, when he directed her in an off-Broadway production of The Long Shrift in 2014.
After Franco won Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical for The Disaster Artist, Sheedy tweeted, "James Franco just won".
"I used to want my own Coen brother, someone to collaborate with", James Franco said, putting an arm around his brother. He had contacted the teen through Instagram after meeting her outside a Broadway show, contacted the teen through Instagram after meeting her outside his Broadway show. He allegedly offered to rent a room to spend time with the "almost 18"-year-old".
Sestero was on hand at the show as well but didn't take the stage. James Franco's film about the making of the worst movie ever made is unironically one of the best movies of the year. James Franco was wearing a Times Up pin, in reference to an organization recently formed by hundreds of powerful women in Hollywood to fight back against sexual misconduct.
This isn't the first time Franco has caused controversy.