James Franco, Erin Johnson


Are they or aren't they?

That's the question James Franco fans have been asking after the actor was spotted traveling with a mysterious blonde this past weekend in Los Angeles.

E! News can now confirm the rumored new girlfriend is 27-year-old model Erin Johnson.

According to her online profile, Johnson has modeled on several runways and in several swimwear campaigns. She also has appeared in several music videos for artists such as Blake Shelton and Pitbull.

It's also clear that she's been quite the fan of Franco. 

James Franco, Erin Johnson, Instagram


In January, Johnson captured a night when she ran into the famous actor.

"This has been my view for the last few hours," she Instagrammed with a picture of Franco. "The love of my life in the flesh. @jamesfrancotv #interiorleatherbar #spraaaaannngbreaaaakkkk." She would later pose for a picture with Franco later in the evening.

Although rumors have been circulating that the two are full-on dating, a source tells E! News they have simply been spending time together.

Recently, however, Franco attended the New York City premiere of his new movie, Child of God, solo and without a date. 

—Reporting by Claudia Rosenbaum and Sara Kitnick 

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