James Franco used to date Lindsay Lohan?  Yes, is the answer, if you are just as clueless as me! 

What's next up for the actor who has successfully hosted his first Academy Awards ceremony??  How about taking it all off for a camera shoot with his former gal pal to rival Madonna's sex book? 

Apparently, this is an attempt to help Lindsay convince us and Hollywood that she is getting her life back together.  Click here to read the full explanation.