March 27, 2014 - 16:57 GMT hellomagazine.com James Franco has denied sleeping with Lindsay Lohan in response to her alleged sex list James Franco has denied that he slept with Lindsay Lohan in the wake of a recently released sex list. While giving an interview about his new book of poetry, Directing Herbert White, James set that record straight about his relationship with Lindsay. When asked if he had received any responses from the people mentioned in his poems, he told LA Magazine "No, I didn't write anything bad about them," before adding "Lindsay herself has told lies about me with her people-she's-slept-with list! So I feel like what I said is much less than what she's said." Say HELLO! to James Franco with these five facts James, 35, also maintains that he previously turned down Lindsay's romantic advances. "I mean, I don't want to brag about it," he told radio presenter Howard Stern last year. "I don't know how that got out." "[Lindsay] was having issues even then, so you feel weird," he added. "Honestly, she was a friend. I've met a lot of people that are troubled and sometimes you don't want to do that." James is the first person on the list - allegedly penned by the actress - to comment on the claims.James Franco and Seth Rogen mock Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Vogue cover The 36-strong list, was said to have been penned by Lindsay while she was staying with friends at LA's Beverly Hilton Hotel, according to In Touch magazine. Some stars on the note have been married for a long time while others are single. Lindsay is yet to address the reports.