Marla sokoloff and james franco dating
While his pals busily prepare to skewer him at his upcoming Comedy Central Roast, the Hollywood hunk has at least one person in his corner: a mystery blonde he cozied up to during a shopping excursion in New York City on Tuesday.
Decked out in a Miami Beach T-shirt, jeans, black combat boots, hat and shades, Franco and his unidentified lady friend were photographed holding hands as they checked out the Star Struck Vintage Clothing boutique in the West Village.
Sokoloff began acting at age 12 when she was cast as Gia Mahan, Stephanie Tanner's archenemy-turned best friend in the sitcom Full House.
In 1998, Sokoloff landed her most notable role as she was cast as the receptionist Lucy Hatcher in The Practice.
The New York Times reported the friends, who describe themselves as 'brothers', are living together in Brooklyn for the summer.
'They are now so close that describing them merely as friends would be a disservice,' the newspaper said.
A really bad movie called Whatever It Takes."Sokoloff is now married to drummer Alec Puro and they have a daughter together.
'Being a parent can be challenging,' the star began.
'Many people have said that it’s one of the toughest jobs you will ever have.
The industrious actor, writer, artist and student has parted ways with Ahna O' Reilly, his actress girlfriend of five years.
PHOTOS: Big-time splits in Hollywood "It's over," Franco, 33, admits in the August issue of PHOTOS: What James and all the stars wore at the 2011 Oscars "We'd been living together in L. and then came to New York to go school for two years," Franco says of O' Reilly. I think that was it for her." Before he and O' Reilly began dating in 2006, Franco romanced actress Marla Sokoloff, and has been romantically linked to Sienna Miller as well.