tommy wiseau james franco

NBC/YouTube

Tommy Wiseau denied his Golden Globes moment in the sun

James Franco blew it.

 

Ramon Ramirez

Streaming

Published Jan 7, 2018   Updated May 22, 2021, 5:41 am CDT

James Franco ruined our Sunday when, having won a Golden Globe for best actor in a comedy or musical, he kept American treasure Tommy Wiseau away from the microphone.

Featured Video Hide

https://twitter.com/hattiesoykan/status/950187905418489857

Advertisement Hide

Franco portrayed Wiseau in last year’s The Disaster Artist, the (reportedly) Polish international man of mystery who made 2003 cult classic The Room. Franco’s film tells the stranger-than-fiction story of the worst movie ever made, one that continues to fill arthouse theaters for Rocky Horror-esque screenings. People come to laugh at the nonsensical and manipulative story, and chant along with the bad dialogue.

But as Wiseau reached for the microphone, Franco swatted his hand away.

https://twitter.com/ParkerMolloy/status/950188059672350726

Advertisement Hide

Shocked and saddened, the internet tweeted. We wouldn’t be receiving the no-holds-barred acceptance speech we craved.

Advertisement Hide

https://twitter.com/jayasax/status/950183693519347713

“I don’t wait for Hollywood, I make my own movie,” Franco said onstage, impersonating Wiseau and the moment the infamous actor decided to pursue The Room. He continued: “This was billed as the movie about making the best-worst movie ever made… but in fact, it’s a story about friendship.”

Wiseau is set to appear in Best F(r)iends this year alongside Room co-star Greg Sestero.

Watch the epic moment below:

Share this article
*First Published: Jan 7, 2018, 9:46 pm CST