WATCH: James Franco Remakes Bieber's "Boyfriend" Video -- But Why?

The eccentric star does his best Bieber impression in this home video. Was it meant to be funny -- or is James just bored?

James Franco has some strange hobbies. The actor has released his own video for the Justin Bieber hit "Girlfriend," costarring his rumored girlfriend (and Spring Breakers costar) Ashley Benson.

In the YouTube video, Franco lip syncs the song while wearing a Bieber wig and the teen star's signature hoodie. Watch below! (Warning: not quite safe for work.)


We're not totally sure what to make of this. If it was intended as a parody, it should be funnier, right? (See: Alanis Morissette's cover of "My Humps"). Or maybe the sight of James Franco earnestly acting like Justin Bieber is supposed to crack us up? Or maybe it's an inside joke. Or performance art. Or maybe James Franco is just trying to keep us confused -- in which case, mission accomplished!

It does sort of remind us of the time he lip-syched to Selena Gomez's "Love You Like a Love Song." Watch it below, if you've forgotten!

 


If James is taking requests, we'd love to hear some Ke$ha...

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