The Case That James Franco and His Teen Sexter Are Hoaxing Us All

Lacey Donohue · 04/04/14 04:08PM

Earlier this week, poet, teacher, and award-winner James Franco was apparently caught propositioning a 17-year-old girl for a hotel sleepover when images of his Instagram messages were leaked online. But did he really try to bang a teen Scot? Here, we outline the compelling case that Franco is pulling a hoax.

Beejoli Shah · 11/14/13 08:00PM

Another dispatch from the Andy Kaufman hoax patrol: his brother Michael told CNN's Jake Tapper that he was also the victim of Alexandra Tatarsky's ruse, and that because the girl knew "intimate details" about the brothers' rituals, he had been fooled.

The Girl Claiming to Be Andy Kaufman's Daughter Is a New York Actress

Beejoli Shah · 11/14/13 11:56AM

Even from beyond the grave, Andy Kaufman can pull off hoaxes: The young woman who earlier this week claimed to be famed (and deceased) comedian Andy Kaufman's 24-year-old daughter is a 23-year old New York-based actress named Alexandra Tatarsky—whose father is a doctor, not a comic visionary.