James recently reviled:
"I was raised as a cat person. had cats when I was a kid and that's what I'm used to. I don't really know how to take care of a dog, but I think I'm pretty good with cats."
Franco is such a cat guy, in fact, that the multi-hyphenate shows up to black tie events with cat hair on his clothes.
"You can see some of their hair," he told reporters at the amfAR Inspiration Gala in New York on Tuesday.
The grad student's two cats, Sammy and Zelda, whose names have a literary bent.
"Sammy's named after Sammy Glick from [Budd Schulberg's] What Makes Sammy Run, and Zelda is named after Zelda Fitzgerald."
Why doesn't this surprise?
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