Photos of James Franco on the set of "Spring Breakers" have finally emerged, and while some may see a striking resemblance to Kevin Federline, one rapper believes that Franco's character was based off him.
When it comes to white rappers with cornrows, "From G's to Gents" star Riff Raff has got the look, so much so that he was supposedly asked to be a part of the film.
"Harmony Korine called my phone to be in this new movie 'Spring Breakers,'" Riff Raff told Fuse's David Shapiro. Although the rapper explains that he was out of the country at the time and therefore, unable to film the movie. While it's not clear what part Riff Raff was reportedly offered, he does reveal that James Franco was attached to the film at the time he spoke with Korine.
"The role I would have played would be like a drug dealer, or the friend of a drug dealer, Gucci Mane," said Riff Raff. "James Franco was in the movie, but I was supposed to be in there also. Now James Franco is playing me."
Riff Raff said that he sent Franco a few things from his personal wardrobe that captured his "distinct style." And although the reality star-turned-rapper is still bummed that he didn't get to be a part of the feature film, at least he has someone like Franco "playing" him.
"That's like if Denzel Washington was playing the role of O.J. Simpson," Riff Raff said. "Even though it's not O.J. Simpson, O.J. Simpson still gotta be like, 'Denzel Washington is playing me.'"
Thankfully, Riff Raff, who recently signed to Soulja Boy's SODMG Imprint label, still has his budding music career to think about.
Click the link below to see a sneak peak at Franco playing Riff Raff -- or Kevin Federline -- or the drugdealer that he's supposedly playing in the "Spring Breakers."
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