Jeff Labrecque
April 01, 2011 AT 07:40 PM EDT

For what seems to be a first for him, James Franco has retired an endeavor. To be fair, it’s only Twitter. But for the man who juggles a multitude of professional, artistic, and personal activities, his online silence is a loss to anyone who enjoyed his eclectic musings or his occasional screeds.

Can we hope that this is some April Fools’ prank? I think not. Because that would be rather lame and disappointingly uninspired for someone of Franco’s artistic ambition. I’m sorry to say he’s gone silent — for the time being.

Hey, NYU students. Tell Prof. Franco to log back on soon.

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